Breastfeeding

The Problem with Instruction #3

June 20, 2006
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Instruction #3: “The first day or two, allow baby to nurse the breast only a few minutes, 5 minutes at the most, then gradually increase the nursing time as you have more breast milk.” The first 3 postpartum days, the nursing baby will be getting the incredible superfood colostrum. Colostrum is the first milk. The…

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baby burning calories

April 11, 2006
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I was interested to find out that breastfeeding burns anywhere from 300 to 800 calories per day. Amazing isn’t it. Some mothers find that breastfeeding doesn’t affect weight loss, other find that breastfeeding seems to drop the weight very quickly…sometimes too quickly.

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Breastfeeding – The ultimate Immunization

March 25, 2006
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According to the Iowa Extension Service, every teaspoon of breastmilk has 3,000,000 germ killing cells in it; so if a baby gets even one teaspoon a day, it is very valuable! (see articles below) Mother’s milk is truly an incredible provision that God designed. I am amazed at its wonders–as they are too numerous to…

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Breastfeeding In Public

February 21, 2006
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Breastfeeding in public has gained notable attention here in our county lately. Recently, a mother was told that she was not allowed to breastfeed her baby in the Victoria’s Secret dressing room in a local mall. I found that quite interesting being the type of store it is! You would think with the amount of…

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