Breastfeeding Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Can You Add More Breast Milk To Already Frozen Milk?
Can you add fresh breast milk to a container of frozen breast milk in the freezer? Here's what you need to know and 5 tips for layering breast milk.

La Leche League International: Breastfeeding Support, Education and Assistance
La Leche League International is a nonprofit organization that provides support, education and assistance to breastfeeding mothers.

Lactation Suppression:12 Tips For Drying Up Breast Milk
How can you dry up the milk in your breasts if you aren't going to breastfeed? Here are 12 tips for suppressing lactation.

What Does It Mean To Pump and Dump?
​What is the definition of pump and dump? If you're breastfeeding, do you have to pump and dump your breast milk if you drink alcohol or take medication?

How To Donate Your Breast Milk To A Milk Bank
If you are interested in donating your extra breast milk to a milk bank, here are the eligibility requirements.

Nursing Supplementer Devices- Alternative Feeding Method
A nursing supplementer helps provide a baby with enough nutrition while still being able to breastfeed. Following is some information about the devices and two popular brands.

Galactagogue: How To Increase Breast Milk Supply
What is a galactagogue and how can it increase your breast milk supply? Actions, herbs, foods, and medications that help to make more breast milk.

Can You Mix Breast Milk And Infant Formula?
Can you put breast milk and formula in the same bottle for a feeding? Can you mix powdered formula into breast milk? Here's what you need to know.

Finger Feeding To Supplement A The Breastfed Infant
Finger feeding is a way to feed a baby without using a bottle. What is it? How does it work? And when should it be used?

Breastfeeding and The Areola: What's Normal?
What is the areola? What size, shape, and color should it be? Is it normal to have hair on your areola? The areola and nursing concerns related to it.

Does Breast Size and Shape Affect Breastfeeding?
Will the size and shape of your breasts determine your ability to breastfeed? What's normal? Here's what you need to know.

Breastfeeding When Your Child is Sick: Benefits and Tips
Breastfeeding a baby with a cold, stuffy nose, ear infection, or stomach bug can be a challenge. Here's what you can do and what you need to know.

Breastfeeding and Biting: Tip For Nursing a Baby With Teeth
When babies start to get their teeth, many breastfeeding moms begin to think about weaning because they worry about biting. Biting may be scary and it does occur, but there are things you can do to stop it and continue to breastfeed your baby even with a full set of teeth.

How To Even Out Your Nursing Breasts
When you breastfeed your breasts can become lopsided. Here are some tips to help balance uneven breasts.

Bulb-Style Breast Pumps: What You Need To Know
What is a bulb-style or bicycle horn breast pump? How does it work? Should you use a bulb-style breast pump? Here's what you need to know.

Breastfeeding Using The V-Hold
A V-hold can help you latch your baby on to your breast, especially if you have large hands or small breasts.

Breastfeeding Using The C-Hold
Use a C-Hold to support your breast and help you to get your baby latched on properly.

5 Reasons To Breastfeed From One Breast At Each Feeding
Is is OK to breastfeed on only one side at each feeding? When is nursing from only one breast preferred?

Breastfeeding: What Is An Asymmetrical Latch?
A description of an asymmetrical latch and how it differs from a traditional latch.

Breastfeeding Tips: When Do Babies Have Growth Spurts?
At what ages do babies have growth spurts? How can you tell if it's a growth spurt or if your baby is not getting enough milk? Here are some tips.

Birth Control and Breastfeeding: The IUD
Can you use an IUD if you're breastfeeding? Find out more about the two types of Intrauterine Devices, along with the pros and cons of using an IUD.

Breastfeeding and Use of The Hormonal IUD (Mirena)
Can you use a hormonal IUD (Mirena, Skyla, Liletta) if you're breastfeeding? Information and tips for using the progestin-only IUD while breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding and The Use Of The Copper IUD
Can you use the copper IUD (ParaGard) if you're breastfeeding? Is it safe? What are the advantages and disadvantages of​ this type of contraception?

How Much Water Should a Breastfeeding Mom Drink Daily?
A breastfeeding mom needs to drink enough water each day. How much is enough? What should you drink and what should you avoid? Do you need to drink milk?

Tips For Breastfeeding If You're a Vegetarian or a Vegan
Can you breastfeed if you follow a vegetarian or vegan diet? Here's what you need to know and tips for getting all the nutrition and calories you need.

Breast Milk Storage Bags and Containers
Breast milk can be placed into glass containers, plastic breast milk storage bags, plastic bottles or breast milk trays. There are pros and cons to each type of container.

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An index of categories in the

Biological Nurturing: The Laid-Back Nursing Position
Nurse your baby in an easy, laid-back position. Biological nurturing is a breastfeeding technique based on a mom and baby's natural reflexes.

Should You Take Vitamins If You're Breastfeeding?
Do you need vitamin supplements if you're breastfeeding? Should you continue to take your prenatal vitamin? Are you getting enough nutrition in your diet?

Breastfeeding Newborn
Newborn Baby Breastfeeding by Raphael Goetter/Flickr. Page 2.

The Nurseling
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Breast Pumps - Pumping - Supplementing
What are some of the issues that arise when using a breast pump and supplementing your baby?

How Does Breastfeeding Work
How does the process of breastfeeding actually work? How does the body produce milk?

Pumping Breast Milk
Whether you are going back to work, or you are pumping to provide milk to your baby in the hospital, there are many reasons why you might need to or want to express your breast milk. You can choose to use a manual pump, and electric pump or no pump at all. Using these techniques correctly will help you maximize the amount of breast milk and prevent injury.

Baby's Hunger Cues
Babies show that they are hungry in many different ways. Here are some of their early and late cues.

Baby Health Issues
What to expect from breastfeeding when the baby has health issues, including prematurity.

Description of jaundice and how it affects the breastfeeding baby. Also, information on what to do when your baby is jaundiced.

FAQs about Breastfeeding
Answers to some of the most common questions asked about breastfeeding.

Glossary - Glossary of Breastfeeding Terms
Glossary of Breastfeeding Terms