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Breastfeeding Concerns: Is Baby Getting Enough Breastmilk?

Beginning your breastfeeding journey is exciting for a new parent, but how can you be confident that your baby is getting enough breastmilk while nursing? After all, you can’t measure how much milk she’s taking in during each feed. Fortunately, there are some signs and signals you can look for to know your child is […]

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My Baby has Colic, How Can I Soothe Her?

Colic is a condition that causes pain in your child’s gastrointestinal tract and results in a very fussy baby for up to 3 months and some very exhausted parents.

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Your Newborn’s Reflexes: What to Expect

Life for new parents is full of surprises, but you may not have aniticipated these seemingly strange newborn reflexes (sometimes knowns as primtive reflexes).  Wonder why your newborn baby sometimes flails her arms out suddenly in her sleep, perhaps even waking herself up in the process?  It’s due to a natural reflex instilled within your […]

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Breastfeeding Concerns: What is Thrush?

Have you noticed that breastfeeding is more difficult than you imagined it would be? Every mom experiences nursing differently, but if you think you and your baby may have an infection, it could be thrush. What is Thrush? Thrush is a relatively common fungal infection which may affect both nursing mothers and their babies; it is […]

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What is Extreme Breastfeeding?

You may have heard the term “extreme breastfeeding” banded about in the media lately. So, what exactly do they mean by “extreme breastfeeding”? I must admit, the first time I heard it, I had visions of mums throwing themselves out of planes or bungee jumping with a little one latched on, but no, apparently it […]