Monthly Archives: November 2010

Effect of frequency of breastfeeding on milk production

Breastfeeding my daughter is now well established at 3 1/2 weeks and I am confident we can continue to reach the goal of 6 months exclusive breastfeeding. I have not had any issues breastfeeding at all (after the nipple trauma … Continue reading

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International comparison of breastfeeding recommendations

I thought I would use my international experience to compare breastfeeding recommendations from different countries. I looked up various governmental health organisations and had a look at what they suggest for nursing. And the strange thing is…it is all very … Continue reading

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Baby formula advertising – breastfeeding’s foe?

At a certain stage during my pregnancy, I must have landed on a general advertiser’s┬ámailing list tagged as an expectant mother. All of a sudden, the supermarket started printing out vouchers for special deals on infant formula, and samples started … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding: my journey begins

My little girl was born last Thursday so it was time to test out what it is like for mothers when they start breastfeeding for the first time. The first recommendation is to initiate breastfeeding within the first hour after … Continue reading

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