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The Origins of Breastfeeding in African Culture
Breastfeeding has been a cultural norm in African societies for thousands of years, dating back to ancient/prehistoric times. Here, we explore the breastfeeding practices, old and new, within African culture.
The Pros and Cons of the Pitcher Method
Can you mix warm breast milk with cold? This is what often happens when you store milk via the "Pitcher Method." What does the AAP and CDC say regarding this? Is this the right storage method for you? Read on as we break down the pros and cons of the pitcher method.
How Much Water Should You Drink While Breastfeeding?
Drinking enough water daily is important to maintain healthy bodily function for everyone. What about when your breast milk is supposed to be keeping your baby hydrated? Should you increase your water intake and if so, by how much?
How Long Does Breast Milk Last After Warming?
Wondering how best to protect your liquid gold? Here's what we know about how long breast milk lasts after being warmed up.
Does Breastfeeding Really Burn That Many Calories?
New mamas understandably have plenty of questions, one of which includes how many calories breastfeeding actually burns. Keep reading to find out.
7 Foods To Avoid If You're Breastfeeding A Gassy Newborn
Sometimes, newborns can be especially gassy! If you think your breast milk might be the culprit, here are some foods you should avoid for the time being.
Is It Safe To Drink Alcohol While Breastfeeding?
Yes, you can drink alcohol as a breastfeeding mama. How much though and what else should you know about drinking responsibly while breastfeeding? Read below to find out!
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