Women's Healthcare Topics

Baby Health & Nutrition

Common Breastfeeding Problems

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Deciding how to feed your newborn is one of the most important decisions you will make during pregnancy. 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.

How Often Should I Breastfeed?

This article will explain the frequency, duration and how to know if your baby is eating enough.

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?" Read what The American Academy of Pediatrics recommendations for feeding frequency.

Benefits for Mom and Baby

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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 breast milk. Infant formula can't complete with the unique nutritional components found in breast milk.

Breastfeeding while Pregnant

is it safe to breastfeeding while being 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.

When Should you Call the Doctor?

Learn how to recognize a sick baby by clicking here.

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.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Learn how to decrease your baby's risk of SIDS.

SIDS - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the tragic and unexplained death of an infant under age one. Do You Know the risk factors, of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome

Learn about the shaken baby syndrome by following the link to read more.

Many new parents are overwhelmed by rearing a newborn baby and can become irritable, exhausted and stressed out. Learn how not to lose control.