oversupply and breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Tips
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Three Things You Need To Know About Oversupply

Milk production is based on a supply and demand system in the few first weeks. In other words, the more a parent breastfeeds, the more milk they will make. The less a parent breastfeeds, the less milk they make.

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Breastfeeding in Public
breastfeeding in public
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Breastfeeding in Public

Nursing in public CAN be very awkward, at least in the beginning. When you and your baby are learning to latch, it’s nearly impossible to coordinate the positioning and latching without feeling like you are letting your business hang out for the world to see.

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skin to skin tips
Breastfeeding Tips
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Skin to Skin: When to Do It, And Why

The benefits of skin to skin are many for mom and baby. Think of it this way – we are not like horses, we don’t give birth and see our babies running around two hours later. Our babies are born helpless, and they don’t realize they are born in the time of stroller and car seats, swings, etc. So for babies, they are expecting to be held. A lot. Skin to skin is where they are biologically wired to be. It is nature’s way of protecting baby.

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