Provides a 50 state summary of breastfeeding laws, including an overview of policy topics, recent NCSL publications and other resources.
Although many medications are safe to take when you’re breastfeeding, most drugs will get into your milk to some degree and may even affect your milk supply. To be safe, check with your doctor before taking either prescription drugs or over-the-counter medicines. Our information was compiled and
Continued How Do I Get My Baby to ‘Latch on’ During Breastfeeding? Position your baby facing you, so your baby is comfortable and doesn’t have to twist his neck to feed.
Diagnosis of Common Breastfeeding Problems. Breastfeeding is a natural and rewarding process; however, it can be harder than it looks. If you have trouble breastfeeding, contact your health care provider or consult a …
Looking for info on breastfeeding while pregnant? This article covers if breastfeeding is safe during pregnancy, eating well and other potential challenges.
Advice and warnings for the use of Amoxicillin / clavulanate during pregnancy. FDA Pregnancy Category B – No proven risk in humans
Illustration from Ros Escott article, Positioning, Attachment C3 and Milk Transfer, Breastfeeding Review, 1989, p.35.
Sexual arousal during breastfeeding. Some women are concerned that nursing will cause them to be sexually aroused, and they do not want that. Rest assured, it …
Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and ren with milk from a woman’s breast. Health professionals recommend that breastfeeding begin within the first hour of a baby’s life and continue as often and as much as the baby wants.
Breastfeeding can also be a form of birth control — but only done in a certain way. It is also known as the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM).