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Breastfeeding Unplugged

Breastfeeding Unplugged

According to the World Health Organization, breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival.  WHO actively promotes breastfeeding as the best source of nourishment for infants and young children. If breastfeeding were scaled up to...
Breast Milk Storage and Safety

Breast Milk Storage and Safety

One ounce of breast milk from a mother is more valuable than a brick of gold. Okay, perhaps I exaggerated there–but only slightly. A mother’s breast milk is one of the world’s truly marvelous gifts, but we’ve already discussed some of the astounding benefits and...
Bringing Home Your Newborn

Bringing Home Your Newborn

As a new parent getting ready to bring home your newborn, you may feel unprepared for the transition from the hospital to your house. Perhaps you’re questioning if your nursery is adequately prepared for a newborn, or if you’ll have the time and energy to do everyday...
Coping With Food Cravings and Aversions

Coping With Food Cravings and Aversions

Most pregnant women deal with food cravings and aversions in some form. The specific kind of cravings you may have can range greatly, which may make them seem like they have no rhyme or reason. But rest assured, there are a few key factors to keep in mind when dealing...