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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘barriers to breastfeeding’

Not enough milk: debunking breastfeeding myths

not enough milk

The majority of mothers are quite capable of feeding their young. In fact, Jones says that 95 to 99 percent of mothers make enough milk for their baby.

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Preparing for breastfeeding: choosing where to deliver

breastfeeding choosing where to deliver

A key predictor of long-term success for breastfeeding rests on what happens between a mother and her newborn in those precious hours after birth.

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Plan on breastfeeding? Speak Up™

speak up for breastfeeding

Short maternity leaves, lack of support from family members unfamiliar or uncomfortable with breastfeeding, hospital practices and policies, even nurses and doctors can undermine or even sabotage the best intentions of a new mom who chooses to feed her baby this way. Speak up about your desire to breastfeed.

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