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My Struggle with Establishing Breastfeeding

Establishing breastfeeding is exhausting. During the months leading up to Vihaan’s birth, I started to read about breastfeeding yet I had no idea what I was getting myself into. 1,183 more words


feeding frenzy

Prior to the birth of my son, I day-dreamed about sitting around with my new-mum friends, gazing adoringly at my baby and sharing birth stories while we all breastfed our newborns. 1,424 more words

If you’ve ever breastfed a baby before, you know that sometimes your nipples get sore. REALLY SORE! Most of the time, a poor or shallow latch can cause the soreness.

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Cait Jennings


Here it is!

Second part of the breastfeeding tutorial. This time – let’s talk about problems you may experience on your nursering path.

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Fluconazole (Diflucan)


Fluconazole (Diflucan™) is a synthetic antifungal agent that can be used for the treatment of Candida albicans and other fungal infections. For the breastfeeding mother in particular, it can be used after other first interventions to treat recurrent Candida infections of the nipples, and, if such a thing exists, as I believe it does, Candida infections of the breasts. 1,468 more words

Breastfeeding Knowledge

Sore Nipples


The best treatment of sore nipples is prevention. The best prevention is getting the baby to latch on properly from the first day. Mother and baby skin to skin contact immediately after birth for at least the first hour or two will frequently result in a baby latching on all by himself with a good latch. 2,142 more words

Breastfeeding Knowledge

Shells, shields, and pads!

Shells, shields, and pads! Sounds like an armies’ artillery checklist but it’s actually a list of items which can make the life of a breast feeding mum so much easier! 614 more words