Breastfeeding is the practice of a woman feeding an infant (or sometimes a toddler or a young child) with milk produced from her mammary glands, usually directly from the nipples. Babies have a sucking instinct allowing them to extract the milk.


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Breastfeeding for a Lifetime of Good Health
... Breastfeeding is the natural way to feed your baby. It''s also good for your baby''s health and your health too. Most hospitals support and encourage breastfeeding, but the decision to breastfeed is u...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

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Breastfeeding: The First Weeks
... Getting started The first weeks of breastfeeding are a learning time for you and your baby. You are learning how to care for and feed your baby, and your baby is discovering how to breastfeed and ask ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Over-the-Counter Medications and Breastfeeding
... Is it safe to take over-the-counter medications while I am still breastfeeding my baby? The answer is usually "yes." To provide some simple background information about this topic, briefly, ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic


Breastfeeding Articles

  • Pregnancy, Breast-Feeding, and Travel
    ... Pregnant women considering international travel should be advised to evaluate the potential problems associated with international travel as well as the quality of medical care available at the destin...