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Breastfeeding

Questions about breastfeeding?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breastfeeding babies exclusively for the first 6 months of life and continuing to breastfeed while introducing solid foods up to at least 12 months. Experts recommend beginning breastfeeding as soon as possible after birth. Newborns should be nursed as soon as they show signs of hunger. Many parents have questions about breastfeeding. Here are educational materials to help answer your questions.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Resources

Collecting and Storing Breast Milk

Engorged Breasts

Fluoride

Formula, Supplementing with

Getting Started

Herbal Remedies and Supplements

Herbs to Avoid While Nursing

How do I know my baby is getting enough milk?

Jaundice, Breast Milk

Mastitis

Nipple, Cracked

Nipples, Sore

Thrush

Vitamins

Water

Weaning

Weaning, Tips

Weight Gain and Newborns

Weight Gain, Slow

Weight, Appropriate for Babies

When a Nursing Mother is Ill and Needs to Take Medications

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