What is a Galactagogue?
Breastfeeding terminology can get a bit obtuse at times. For example the definition of a galactagogue is anything that excites lactation helping the mother with expressing breast milk. In other words a galactagogue is anything that simulates an increase in breast milk … [Read More...]
Improved weaning practices
Complementary foods should normally be started when a child is 6 months old. These may be started any time after 6 months of age, however, if the child is not growing satisfactorily. Good weaning practices involve selecting nutritious foods and using hygienic practices when preparing them. … [Read More...]
When you get ready to use a breast pump find a quiet spot where you will have twenty to thirty minutes undisturbed.
Wash your hands with soap and water
Wash and assemble all breast pump equipment
Find a comfortable location to express your breast milk
Gently massage your breasts or apply a warm … [Read More...]