After your child is born and while you are breastfeeding you may experience a time without your period. The technical term for a time without menstruation is amenorrhea. If you are experiencing amenorrhea it is important to understand the reason why. There are many different reasons for amenorrhea; malnutrition, low … [Read More...]
When your baby does not know how to suckle the breast properly due to use of a pacifier or bottle it is called nipple confusion.
To avoid nipple confusion simply try to stay away from giving your baby pacifiers or bottles for the first six weeks of life. Nipple confusion impairs breast feeding success by … [Read More...]
Once you have the basics down and your baby is eating and you are happy here are some fine tuning techniques to help make your breastfeeding experience all the better:
Burping Cloths - keep some close when you breastfeed, especially in the early weeks. You may notice that you use several after a feeding so it is a … [Read More...]