Breastfeeding

Guidelines for NICU

Safe storage and proper labelling is essential when pumping at home and transporting to the NICU.

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Guidelines for Storage and Sterilization at Home

How long will breast milk keep in my fridge, side by side or chest freezer? It’s important to know!

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Breastfeeding Fathers/Partners

There are many ways in which Father or Partner can support Mom with the breastfeeding duties. Learn all about it right here, right now!

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Breastfeeding: How will I recognize if my babies are drinking enough milk?

The following breastfeeding information is provided for healthy, average term babies.  If you feel that your babies are not eating well, drinking enough milk, or taking in enough nourishment, contact your doctor for feedback on your personal situation. There are several ways to determine whether or not your babies are eating well and the most obvious is by what comes out the bottom end. In the first two days after birth, on average each baby should have 2 wet diapers and 1-2 soiled diapers.  Right after birth, the first stools will be a thick black consistency.  This is called maconium. On days 3 to 5, each baby needs to have at least 2 wet diapers a day and 2-3...

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Bottle Feeding

Sometimes there is no way around it and you just have to use bottles. If this is you, please don’t beat yourself up. There are, however, some very important tips you need to be aware of, including not continually propping bottles.

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A Successful Breastfeeding Experience: PRICELESS!

One mom shares her satisfying breastfeeding experience.

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