ARTICLES RELATING TO BREASTFEEDING

Breastfeeding could save the lives of thousands of infants affected by drought

2016-06-20 13:17

South Africa is currently suffering one of the worst droughts in recorded history. This poses a major health risk to thousands of infants in drought ridden areas, which can be mitigated by simply supporting and encouraging breastfeeding mothers.

Big brother helps with skin-to-skin contact

2016-05-20 14:24

Skin-to-skin contact isn't a new concept, but it remains an important practice for newborn babies. This little boy helping his dad and siblings is beyond adorable.

Breastfeeding benefits... for you!

2016-02-08 12:59

Yes, yes I know. It's good for my baby. But is there something in it for me too?

How to boost breastmilk

2016-01-18 10:50

Although a balanced, wholesome diet and some herbal supplements do help, boosting milk supply is mostly about getting the basics right.

Breastmilk is alive!

2015-11-18 16:11

Mother puts her breastmilk under a microscope.

How to store expressed breastmilk

2015-11-04 09:35

Not sure about what the proper method is to storing expressed breastmilk? Click here to find out:

Good news: more breast milk banks are opening up in SA

2015-10-28 11:15

Kuruman is set to open the latest breast milk bank in the wake of renewed calls to promote breastfeeding in South Africa.

I gave birth - why do I still look pregnant?

2015-10-20 09:06

Finally you don't have a huge tummy blocking your view - or do you?

Five things I wish I’d known as a new mom

2015-10-09 14:11

Having been a parent for 16 years, Janine Dunlop has some great advice for new moms.

Step-by-step method to sleep training

2015-09-29 15:39

When it comes to sleep training, the options are endless - and confusing! Here we take a look at one method and break it down step-by step to make it easier for you.

 

Breastfeeding raises IQ and gives children better chances at life

2016-06-01 15:14

As we celebrate International Children's Day on 1 June , the South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR) urges everyone to invest in the next generation, by encouraging and supporting breastfeeding mothers.

How does carpal tunnel syndrome affect pregnancy?

2016-02-19 12:44

Hands and wrists hurt? You could be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. So what is it and why does it affect pregnant women?

Kim's double breast standards

2016-01-27 10:40

Kim Kardashian says she would never breastfeed in public.

Most controversial parenting debates of 2015

2015-12-03 11:32

Several controversial parenting topics got our parents all worked up this year. Here they are:

How to set a routine for your newborn

2015-11-17 11:22

Adjusting to life in the first few weeks after bringing baby home can be tough. Is forming a routine the answer? Yes, but when and how to start important.

Bringing sex back after baby

2015-10-29 12:53

Losing that loving feeling after giving birth is as normal as colic and nappy rash. Here's how you can get your groove back.

Max your breastmilk

2015-10-26 10:49

Your pregnancy is over and now you can stuff your face with whatever you want - or can you? Healthy eating may be the last thing on your mind, but its impact on breastfeeding shouldn't be.

What's wrong with my 6-week-old

2015-10-12 10:20

Just as soon as you get used to your newborn's habits, he hits the six-week mark, and the whole game changes. Here's what to expect - and how to cope.

FAQS on breastfeeding

2015-10-06 10:14

All your breastfeeding questions answered.

9 new mom milestones you will achieve

2015-09-28 14:56

You know you're a mom when you can say that...

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