Full credit to: www.dol.gov Fact Sheet #73: Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA This fact sheet provides general information on the break time requirement for nursing mothers in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“PPACA”), which took effect when the PPACA was signed into law on March 23, 2010 (P.L. 111-148). This law […]

Full credit to: http://www.babycenter.com/ How can I tell whether my baby’s getting enough breast milk? This is a common question among new breastfeeding moms. After all, you want to make sure that your baby’s getting all the nourishment she needs and, well, you can’t actually see how much milk your baby’s drinking when you’re nursing! While […]

Full credit to: www.mamanatural.com You spent 9 months steering clear of the wine (or mostly), and now that baby has arrived, you’re wondering if alcohol and breastfeeding can ever mix. And the answer is… sometimes. Sort of. Yes. But, wait, no. There’s a lot of conflicting information out there!  Read the full article here

Full credit to: http://familydoctor.org/ What are the benefits of breastfeeding? Breastfeeding has many benefits for your baby. Breast milk is rich in nutrients. It has antibodies, which help protect your baby against infections. It also helps prevent your baby from having allergies. Babies who are breastfed are less likely to become overweight, develop diabetes, or get […]

Full credit to: http://www.unitypoint.org/ Becoming a new mother is a very exciting time in a woman’s life. Your mother, grandmother, aunts and friends may have given you plenty of advice about breastfeeding, but they may have left out a few things. UnityPoint Clinic is here to fill you in on everything you need to know about […]

Full credit to: http://www.bundoo.com/ Moms don’t come in one size, shape, or style — and neither do their babies! So it shouldn’t be a surprise that there is no one-size-fits-all way to do breastfeeding. A good latch starts by lifting baby to breast, and there are lots of different ways to do it. The infographic below highlights […]

Full credit to: http://sg.theasianparent.com/ Benefits of breast milk for babies are unprecedented. But what happens if the mother’s breast milk supply cannot keep up with her baby’s demand? Is this the best time to switch to infant formulas? Mummies, do not give up on your dwindling breast milk supply. Arm yourself with a high-quality breast pump […]

Full credit to: http://lactconnect.blogspot.com/ New moms have told me that they wish they had been given more information on positioning and latch as well as the various holds associated with breastfeeding.  So I have decided to reveal these breastfeeding “secrets” here.  Read the full article here

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