There are a number of reasons for reduced milk production, and there is a solution for each one. Go through the list and see if any of them apply to you. Remember, there is no need to worry! With proper treatment and advice, the majority of problems can be dealt with, while maintaining a steady supply of milk.
Nutrition while breastfeeding is a topic that concerns many mothers: What foods are beneficial to you after giving birth? Are there foods that increase milk production? What foods should you avoid?
Nutrition while breastfeeding is a topic that concerns many mothers: What foods are beneficial to you after giving birth? Are there foods that increase milk production? What foods should you avoid? Last week we published initial instructions regarding the recommended diet for breastfeeding mothers post-birth and information about lactogenic foods (improve milk supply). What Does Lactogenic Food Actually Do?
Many mothers only start paying attention to their diet during pregnancy and post-birth. This is Part C in a series of articles about recommended nutrition for breastfeeding mothers.
The effort of pumping breastmilk is worthwhile for mothers who want to keep up breastfeeding when they return to work, travel, or are absent for any reason.
From the moment you announce your pregnancy, you begin to hear that breastfeeding is best for your baby. Sometimes you are convinced you will breastfeed, other times you are not so sure. You definitely know you want what's best for your baby.
If you are near the end of your pregnancy, then this is for you! Here are 8 things you need to know if you plan to breastfeed.
Babies are not born with an instruction manual and don't speak, so mothers wonder constantly if their babies are satisfied. Do we have enough breastmilk? Why is my baby crying now – is he hungry again? Or is something else bothering them?
Nothing seems to get done at the beginning of your maternity leave, and sometimes it is not really clear if things are getting harder or easier.
Last week we provided advice on how to prepare mentally and emotionally for the end of maternity leave, including organizing your home and planning ahead for when you go back to work. Here is Part B of the Survival Guide.