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There are so many opinions out there and the internet is full of different “sources of truth” that it can feel overwhelming. This episode we talk with Melanie Silverman, long time Lactation Consultant, and Chief Clinical Officer at Pacify about what can be expected during your breastfeeding journey, and how to surround yourself with people who give you encouragement and not criticism.
What is the Microbiome and How Does it Affect Your Baby's Health?
a [modifiable] army of 100 trillion microbial cells that we depend on to stay alive: influencing the way we eat, think, and function.
That’s right! Our founder and CEO, Lauren, is heading to Nepal to do customer and product research, and also to learn about their techniques and culture around breastfeeding.
So, why? Nepal is one of the countries that has been very successful in implementing the Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes, and it’s currently estimated that around 66% of babies under 6 months are breastfed, and the rate of children still breastfeeding at 2 years is around 89% (reported by the World Health Organization (WHO)).
The recommendation by WHO is currently to have at least 6-months of exclusive breastfeeding. And we will emphasise the at least part. They say that it is ideal to provide breastmilk for up to 2 years since it can still provide the crucial nutrients and energy they need during this time.
Home Remedies For Sore Nipples: What Causes Sore Nipples, Quick Tips On Preventing It, And Natural Ingredients To Soothe The Pain
Throughout new-motherhood, breasts can be tender and having a little one struggling to latch on doesn’t help with the pain.
However, when momma has a better understanding of what exactly causes this pain, and how to improve or reduce it, then she can conquer and feed like the queen she is!
In fact, there are many foods enable increasing of breast milk, and they can be obtained easily in life. After reading this article, you might don’t have to spend extra on buying supplements to boost your milk supply.
For most mothers with preterm births, the right word is more PANIC. Having a preterm baby, while incredible, can be really scary and stressful for the parents at first.
A preterm birth is a birth that occurs before 37 weeks of gestation, as oppose to normal gestation which usually takes about 40 weeks. These births can even happen as being as early as 23 weeks.
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