Feeding breastmilk other than at the breast When the nursing mother and baby are separated or the baby cannot feed at the breast, they may need another way of taking breastmilk. These tips assume that your baby is being fed expressed breastmilk. If this is not available, please check with your … [Read more...] about Bottles and other tools
Weaning is the process whereby a child learns to take nourishment other than his mother’s milk. It starts when the child is introduced to foods and drinks in addition to breastmilk, and ends when he ﬁnally stops nursing. Introducing a baby to the exciting world of food alongside breastfeeding is … [Read more...] about Thinking of Weaning?
Healthy babies are born with a vital survival skill—the instinct to breastfeed. Interfering with this instinct in the early days and weeks of a baby’s life can lead to problems. Many a mother has noticed a change in her baby’s sucking patterns after introducing a bottle or dummy. Her baby may … [Read more...] about Nipple Confusion
“Mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of understanding and satisfying the needs of the baby.” - La Leche League International Nature intended mothers and babies to stay together as much as possible because breastfeeding is the normal way to care for a baby - … [Read more...] about When Mum Can’t Be There
What is normal? Normal newborn feeding cues Why is my baby sleepy? Good attachment Wake your sleepy baby to nurse Other ideas Biological nurturing™ Breast compression Express milk for your baby Avoid bottles and dummies When to offer expressed milk Don't give up too soon What is … [Read more...] about Sleepy Baby – Why And What To Do