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This Breastfeeding Guide is brought to you by Motherwear


In honor of Breast Feeding Week, we will be featuring a couple chapters a week in the month of August on Motherwear's Breastfeeding Guide.  We give a special thanks to Motherwear for sharing this material with us. 



You can download the first two chapters below:







Breast Feeding Guide-Section1.pdf 509k .pdf file


Section 1: Why Breastfeed.  Benefits- Good for Baby, Good for Mother








Breast Feeding Guide- Section2.pdf 573k .pdf file



Section 2: How Your Body Makes Milk


Stay tuned, there will be more great content to come!


Interested in more breastfeeding resources?  Motherwear has a myriad of resources.  Visit Motherwear for great nursing bras & clothing and breastfeeding resources


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Hi Moms,


Here are the next two Chapters in the Breast Feeding Guide, compliments of Motherwear


Section 3:


  • Getting Started
  • Support & Resources




Breast Feeding Guide- Section 3.pdf 702k .pdf file



Section 4: 


  • Nursing in Public
  • Nursing Wardrobe
  • Support and Resources 




Breast Feeding Guide- Section 4.pdf 601k .pdf file




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Here are the last two chapters of the Motherwear Breastfeeding Guide. We hope you find these helpful. 


Visit for more helpful hints on breastfeeding and nursing clothing & bras.  





Section5.pdf 722k .pdf file




Section 5 "Returning to Work" Download

  • Plan ahead
  • Approaching employer
  • Locate a substitute caregiver
  • Take care of yourself
  • Maintain your milk supply
  • Where to express
  • Store your milk
  • Select a pump
  • Hand expression
  • Support and resources







Section6.pdf 637k .pdf file



Section 6 "Overcoming Challenges" Download

  • Sore nipples
  • Engorgement
  • Hand expression
  • Positioning
  • Latching on
  • Flat or inverted nipples
  • Nipple confusion
  • Plugged duct
  • Mastitis
  • Nursing strike
  • Thrush
  • Interruptions in breastfeeding
  • Medications
  • Support and resources



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