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How to remove stubborn stains from cloth diapers

Stains are inevitable with cloth diapers. Some people have the ability to ignore the stains until it is time to resell their diapers, but not everybody can look the other way. As annoying as it is to have to do stain removal every time you wash your diapers, regular treatments and spot scrubbing can be …

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Breasts or nipples hurt from pumping? Causes of painful breasts and easy fixes.

Pain from pumping is never normal! New pumpers make these common mistakes. Here’s how to fix them…

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Nursing and breastfeeding 101 guide: breastfeeding education

Milk production begins after delivery with a drop in hormones. The first breast milk to come out is a nutrient and antibody rich substance called colostrum. Colostrum is vital for newborns and stops after the first couple of feedings. After a couple days, your body will stop making colostrum and begin making regular breast milk.

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Can I eat ice cream while breastfeeding?

Yes! While ice cream is not very nutritious and packs a sugar punch, it is okay in moderation. You can eat ice cream while nursing with a few exceptions. Avoid soft serve ice cream (the kind that comes out of a machine). Regular frozen ice cream in tubs, sherberts, sorbets, popcicles, and ice cream bars …

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How to make more milk when breastfeeding and pumping

Tips to boost milk supply fast Forget all about feeding schedules. There’s no such thing! Let your baby suckle whenever they demand it, even when they’re not feeding. The suckling response will trigger your own hormones to produce milk. Avoid dummies/pacifiers! Again, milk is made in response to your baby’s demands for milk. Let your …

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Paced Bottle Feeding For Breastfed Babies Without Tears and Confusion

How to give a bottle to a breastfed baby without causing nipple confusion and latching problems. The paced method of bottle feeding is proven to be the best…

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Learn how to strip (cloth diapers)

Do your diapers stink no matter how many times you wash them? Do they leak and give your poor baby a red painful rash? Are they yellow and tacky to the touch? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then it’s time for you to learn to strip (your diapers)…

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Breastfeeding pain and problems: What are nipple blegs and how do I unclog them?

What are nipple blebs and how do I unclog them?

Nipple blebs are a common cause of nursing and pumping pain. Here’s how you can get rid of them without causing infection and keep them from coming back…

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The Best Bottles for Breastfed Babies

We did the research for you and compared different bottles, systems, and teats. Which 2 easy to use and colic friendly bottles came out on top…

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When should I start pumping breastmilk?

While some women begin to pump immediately after birth to build up their milk supply, there ‘s one important reason you’ll want to wait before you start pumping…

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How to buy a nursing bra and when you should do it

Most breastfeeding moms will reach a point where they would rather let it all hang out and just let their baby feed when they want. But eventually you will need to leave the house or you’ll have company over. There’s also the mess of leaky boobs… This means that you’ll need a nursing bra.

Avoid these common mistakes to pick the right size and fit. The wrong nursing bra isn’t just uncomfortable It can cause mastitis and clogged milk ducts.

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How do I use a breast pump? If pumping hurts or it takes more than 15 minutes to finish expressing milk, then you’re doing it wrong.

Is pain keeping you from using your breast pump? Do you hate how long it takes to get an ounce of milk? If you dread turning on your pump, here’s 6 fixes for…

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