Tag Archives : Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding 101: Benefits For You and Your Baby

Human milk provides virtually all the protein, sugar, and fat your baby needs to be healthy, and it also contains many substances that benefit your baby’s immune system, including antibodies, immune factors, enzymes, and white blood cells. These substances protect your baby against a wide variety of diseases and infections not only while he is […]

Key Points: Living A Healthy Lifestyle While Breastfeeding

While you are breastfeeding, it is important to maintain the healthy nutritional and lifestyle habits you had during pregnancy. Remember, it’s almost everything you put into your body also goes to your baby in your breast milk. Eating Right When you are pregnant, your body stores extra nutrients and fat to prepare for breastfeeding. The […]

How to Breastfeed: What New Moms Need To Know

Although breastfeeding is a natural process, it may take some practice and patience to master. Mother’s and babies have to learn together. Getting Started Babies are born with all the instincts they need to breastfeed. A healthy newborn is usually capable of breastfeeding without any specific help within the first hour of birth. Those who […]

Breastfeeding Your Baby: The Perks

More and more women are choosing to breastfeed their babies, and for good reason. Breast milk provides the perfect mix of vitamins, proteins, and fat that your baby needs to grow. It also protects your baby against certain diseases. Although some women may not be able to breastfeed for a variety of reasons, for most […]

How Formula Can Complement Breast-Feeding

NY Times | FAMILY By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Good news for new mothers: A study suggests that carefully regulated formula feeding before your milk comes in will not harm your baby’s ability to breast-feed, and done properly, it may even help in the long run. Exclusive breast-feeding is widely encouraged, but a study published on Monday in the […]