ARTICLES RELATING TO BREASTFEEDING

Feeding your newborn solids? Stop right now!

2016-08-29 15:58

Giving your baby any kind of solid food now is dangerous to her health. Avoid it at all costs, regardless of what friends or family may say.

Breastfeeding: 10 steps to health, wealth and happiness

2016-08-01 18:59

In celebration of Breastfeeding Week, prof Linda Richter counts the benefits of breastfeeding in South Africa, steps to help breastfeeding mothers, and ways in which society can still be more breastfeeding friendly.

No more nurseries: Here’s what you had to say

2016-07-18 10:39

Parent24 readers had quite a lot to say about hospitals doing away with nurseries.

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.

 

How to latch

2016-08-02 10:58

Here are some tips from a La Leche League leader on how to get breastfeeding right in the hospital.

Index page: All about breastfeeding

2016-07-29 16:31

Parent24's index page to help moms find all the breastfeeding answers they need.

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?

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