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    For many new mothers, the oxytocin rush that comes with breastfeeding is just short of heaven. But when you're dealing with a little-known condition called DMER, milk letdown is anything but short of torture. I've only encountered a few women with this medical condition, but let's just say that...
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    Many new mothers are given a nipple shield at the hospital to help their newborn latch in the early days. But as helpful as this piece of silicone is in getting nursing going, weaning your baby off this breastfeeding aid can sometimes be a downright nightmare. These tips can help. Nipple...
  3. Baby
    It seems like you and your newborn are finally getting a hang of this breastfeeding thing. Latch is getting better. Your baby seems content. Your breast milk supply is stellar. It feels like you've hit the home stretch. And then, bam! Suddenly one day, it seems like all your baby wants to do is...
  4. Baby
    Many mothers encounter at least one, if not more, challenges to get breastfeeding going. Poor latch, low breast milk supply, misreading baby's cues, excessive spitting-up, thrush, colic, and returning to work are just a few of the hurdles you may have run into along the way. So, when you've...
  5. Breastfeeding
    Hi everyone, I could really do with some advice and I feel a bit awkward asking. I am the father of a breastfeeding child. It is our second and I felt so inadequate the first time around at not being able to breastfeed our child. The truth is, I even came to resent the bond between my wife and...
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    Whitney Port, American TV personality and fashion designer, opens up about how emotionally painful the experience of breastfeeding has been for her. It's a scenario that is all-too-common for first-time mothers. "I think I was focusing so much on the pregnancy that I wasn't planning ahead to...
  7. Baby
    As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I prepared myself for breastfeeding. I bought: feeding bras, sporty ones and sexy ones; nipple cream; fancy nursing pyjamas; breast pads; and a feeding pillow. I was ready. There was no question in my mind - I was going to breastfeed my baby. After all...
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    Gayathiri Bose says she was humiliated at Frankfurt Airport when police asked her to squeeze her breast to prove she was lactating. Bose, a 33-year-old Singaporean, says police at the airport were suspicious because she had a breast pump in her carry-on, despite travelling without a baby...
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    Meditation is well known for reducing stress and anxiety among both adults and children, but did you know this practice also comes with breastfeeding benefits? Yes, it's true. Meditation can help resolve common breastfeeding problems easily caused by stress and anxiety. Here are 3 types of...
  10. Breastfeeding
    Hi Ladies, I am a mama of two wonderful boys, ages 2 years and 3 months. I had a terribly difficult time nursing my first baby, Leon. We dealt with pretty much everything on the list ... low milk supply (thank to the mamas who donate to our local milk bank), poor latch, sore nipples, engorged...
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