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Posts Tagged ‘breastfeeding’

11 Best Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Are you a new mom who longs to breastfeed? In search of all the best tips and tricks to help you be successful? I was just like you when I was pregnant with my first. I wanted so badly to be able to breastfeed, but I was also terrified that I wouldn’t be able to…

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19 Free Resources All Breastfeeding Moms Should Know About

Looking for all the best resources to help you succeed at breastfeeding? Don’t have a whole lot of money to spend on classes and books? Breastfeeding is normal and natural, but it’s also a learned process that takes a lot of practice. There will be questions, obstacles, and challenges to overcome along the way. But…

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11 Must-Ask Questions for Your Prospective Pediatrician

Got a list of pediatricians to interview, but not sure what to ask them? Looking for questions that will help you select the perfect pediatrician for your baby? Choosing a pediatrician can be nerve-wracking. You want the absolute best for your baby and your family. But, how do you know which one is the right…

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8 Shocking Things That Can Happen Postpartum

After the birth and what they don't tell you; A look into my postpartum journey. http://talesofamessymom.com

You took the childbirth classes and read all the pregnancy books. You have your birth plan written up and the nursery is all set up and ready for your new baby. But have you looked into what will go on with you and your body during your postpartum journey? I really didn’t, and I wish I…

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3 Smart Ways to Lose the Baby Weight & Boost Milk Supply

Making enough milk for your baby and losing the baby weight are two of the most stressful things about your postpartum journey.  Be sure not to pressure yourself into losing the weight quickly. You are still growing another human being with your own body! Your body will get back into shape in good time. After all it took 9…

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How to Tell If Your Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk

Breastfeeding is natural, but it’s also very hard and exhausting, and not knowing if your baby is getting enough breast milk can be stressful! Having baby to breast on demand is the best way to increase your milk supply and keep up with baby’s growing needs. It can be so easy to give baby a bottle during…

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7 Essentials for Breastfeeding Success

Breastfeeding success hinges on getting off to a good start. Breastfeeding isn’t easy. In fact, it can be frustrating, exhausting, and even painful at times. Especially in those first few weeks. Many women lose confidence, get overwhelmed, don’t get the support they need, and end up quitting breastfeeding early on. I want to close those barriers and…

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