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Tips on How to Support a Breastfeeding Woman

For some, the decision to breastfeed or not is a completely autonomous one. For others, they may be up against familial, cultural, or logistical barriers which make it difficult to feed her child in the way she feels is right for her and her baby.  For this reason, and so...

What is Your Infant's Nursing Style?

Breastfeeding By Just Ask Baby, DivineCaroline Breastfeeding is never as simple and straightforward as it might seem. Indeed, Edith Jackson, a pediatrician at Yale described (in the 1950s) five different nursing styles. Knowing the style a baby has, helps you know how to respond appropriately:BarracudaThese babies know what they are after;...

Going "Visiting" With Your Baby

Babies love new places! There's so much to investigate and new things to touch. But many people aren't too happy to have your little one crawling or toddling freely about the house exploring everything in sight. While you think its adorable that Baby found the Tupperware, your host may...

Breast Milk and Formula: One, the Other, or Both?

Breastfeeding At some point during your pregnancy, someone is going to ask you if you plan to breast- or bottle-feed. While the decision isn't one to be made lightly, it also isn't an easy one while you're still pregnant. There are many factors that can contribute to whether or not you...