Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

We have all been told that breastfeeding is the best way to feed our babies. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least one year. However, many of us do not feel that breastfeeding is possible because we have to return to work so soon. Breastfeeding mothers returning to work have several options available to them. The mother may: Wean her baby completely to formula. Supplement with formula only while away from her baby. Exclusively breastfeed by expressing milk. Exclusively […]
Breastfeeding Tips For First Time Mothers

Breastfeeding Tips For First Time Mothers

Breastfeeding Tips For First Time Mothers – The Beginning It seems obvious that the first step to ensuring problem-free breastfeeding is to do everything possible to have a healthy baby.  If you give birth to a healthy, full-term baby (greater than 39 weeks gestation), you will increase your chances of a smooth transition from the uterus to suckling at the breast.  There is plenty of evidence which indicates you can increase your chances of delivering a full term, healthy baby.  So let’s […]