New Study Finds Babies Breastfed Longer Are More Intelligent

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We know that breastfeeding your baby has an abundance of benefits including increasing your baby's immunity, reduced ear infections, lower risk for asthma, lower chance of developing type 1 and type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol later in life and much more. Bottom line - it's good for your baby.However, there has long been a debate about how long an infant should be … [Read more...]

Great Snacks To Bring The Breastfeeding Mom

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If you've ever breastfed, you know it makes you hungry. I'm talking crazy, need-to-eat-24-hours-a-day hungry. So I've rounded up some great snacks for the breastfeeding mom, who's generally tired and has little time on her hands. How about making these as a gift to bring your new mom friend? She'll be so grateful that you helped her out in her time of need!Granola Bars- … [Read more...]

New Research Suggests That Breastfeeding Can Reduce Infant’s Arsenic Exposure – Growing Your Baby

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The benefits of breastfeeding has been long documented, and we know that nursing our infants can boost their intelligence, increase their immunity, and reduce their chances of developing type 1 and type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol later in life. Now a new study from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire has found that when we breastfeed our children, it can … [Read more...]

App Brings Lactation Consultant into Your Home!

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Ever had a hard time finding a lactation consultant? Breastfeeding can have many challenges, so finding the right support along with the right person to answer your questions is crucial.Enter the Doctor on Demand app, which brings a Board Certified lactation consultant into your home! No driving around with a new baby- you can access the video visits from your computer or … [Read more...]

Tips For Being a Breastfeeding, Working Mom

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Four years ago I was in the middle of my maternity leave and pumping like crazy to prepare for my return to work the first week of February. I was nervous; anxious even. How would I pump enough? How would I emotionally handle being away from my baby?  How would I balance work and motherhood?Truly, if I learned anything, it was to take things one day at a time. Nursing is an … [Read more...]