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Baby Health & Nutrition
Deciding how to feed your newborn is one of the most important decisions you will make during your baby's first few days of life. If you do breastfeed your baby you may experience one or more of the common breastfeeding problems. This article will help you minimizing the effects of these problems. Plus you will learn about your nutritional requirements while breastfeeding.
How Often Should I Breastfeed?
No matter if you're a first-time mom or an experienced parent, you probably have questions about breastfeeding. One of the most commonly asked questions is "how often should I breastfeed?"
Breast milk is the best, most complete baby food. No man-made infant formula can beat the perfect combination of fat, proteins, carbohydrates, antibodies, and other nutrients available in human breast milk. Infant formula can't rival with the complete and unique nutritional components found in breast milk. The benefits of nursing go above and beyond what formula can provide.
Breastfeeding while Pregnant
Many mothers worry that breastfeeding during pregnancy is not safe. If you find you become pregnant while breastfeeding you do not necessarily have to wean your baby. La Leche League International supports breastfeeding during pregnancy.
When Should you Call your Baby's Doctor?
Taking care of a new born baby is definitely challenging, and, it can be difficult to distinguish between a mild illness and more serious problem. Learn how.
Reduce your Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the tragic and unexplained death of an infant under age one. Learn how to reduce the risk.
Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome
Many new parents are overwhelmed by rearing a newborn baby and can become irritable, exhausted and stressed out. Learn how not to lose control.