Breastfeeding seminars

With the continued shortage of infant formula, many parents are turning to breastfeeding. But it’s not as easy as it seems

New parents face many challenges, but those struggling to produce milk to breastfeed their child may feel an added sense of pressure – and many may be too ashamed to ask for help. This is where a lactation consultant comes in. “The support, education and continued availability of what the [lactation] the team can make […]

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Having trouble breastfeeding your first child? A breastfeeding specialist offers advice for the second child

Every parent has a unique experience of breastfeeding their child – that experience may even differ from their first born to second born child. If a parent’s breastfeeding experience was negative with their first child, such as not being able to produce enough milk or the baby not latching on, the idea of ​​trying with […]

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People don’t make it easy to be a nursing mother, especially in Pakistan – Commentary

From well-meaning friends and family members giving “advice” to missing work opportunities, to the lack of safe spaces, the journey is not without obstacles. “Are you still breastfeeding your baby? “Yes!” “Kab tak karo gi [how long will you do this for]? You’re not tired ? Laga bottle do. Asani hojae gi [give a bottle. […]

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Lactation consultants who could not breastfeed

Nichelle Clark was unable to breastfeed – a difficult path made even more difficult by the fact that she was studying to become a lactation consultant at the time. The 35-year-old from Chesapeake, Va., was battered by infertility treatments to conceive her son David in 2017 and following an emergency C-section she wanted physical independence. […]

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“Heat waves create difficulties for breastfeeding” – Tajikistan mobilizes for the health of babies

A country of hot summers and vast rural areas, Tajikistan has had to refine its approach to promoting breastfeeding and protecting the health of infants. WHO is highlighting the country’s experience during World Breastfeeding Week 2022 (August 1-7). Breastfeeding protects against cancer: positive messages for parents “In our country, many mothers practice exclusive breastfeeding, but […]

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World Breastfeeding Week: How to take care of your mental well-being while breastfeeding

We often talk about the physical side of breastfeeding – the pain caused by a bad latch, the different latches, the hours spent on the couch, the exhaustion… But for many women who choose to breastfeed, the mental toll can be experienced as something they feel. re totally caught off guard. “So many new parents […]

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10 breastfeeding myths debunked by a lactation expert

Breastfeeding is the optimal source of nutrition for babies. Breastmilk, also commonly known as “Liquid Gold”, is the elixir that saves and sustains the lives of all babies. But there are always clashes between the old school of breastfeeding thought and the modern notions that are present with technological advancements. Let’s break down some of […]