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In the News: Women are not breastfeeding long enough

By Natural Family Online


According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, American women are not breastfeeding their babies long enough and are supplementing with unnecessary liquids. The AAP recommends breastfeeding your baby for no less than six months, and abstaining from supplements for the same amount of time. (more…)

Bosom Buddies: Why dad should know the facts about breastfeeding.

By PT Staff


Everyone agrees that breast is best when it comes to feeding babies. But what does it take for a woman to decide to breast-feed her baby?

The biggest influence is her husband or boyfriend. (more…)

When the Newborn Baby Refuses to Latch On the Breast

By Jack Newman


Why would a baby refuse to take the breast? There are many reasons a baby might refuse to latch on. Often there is a combination of reasons. For example, a baby might latch on even with a tight frenulum if no other factors come into play, but if, for example, he is also given bottles early on, this may very well change the situation from “good enough”, to “not working at all”. (more…)

Posted: Breastfeeding , Problems | February 13th, 2007 | No Comments »

Banking on Milk, Options Are Growing for Women Who Can’t Breast-Feed

By Shannon Henry
The Washington Post online article
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

For a woman who can’t breast-feed (perhaps because she is taking medication that would pass into her milk or because she produces insufficient quantities) but wants to give her child human milk, the first place to go, according to Katy Lebbing of La Leche League International, is a registered milk bank. The 10 HMBANA banks are in states including Delaware, Ohio and North Carolina and serve women across the country. The banks screen donors and then pasteurize, lab-test and freeze milk, all according to the association’s specific standards. (more…)

Posted: Breastfeeding , Milk Supply , In the News | February 8th, 2007 | No Comments »

The Primary Nursing in Public Myth: “The Right Not To Be Offended”

By Sher Maloney

Nursing in public myth -- The right not to be offended

People suppose they have the right not to be made uncomfortable by seeing a baby nursing, but that is their desire, not the actual case. That kind of sense of entitlement is founded on a false premise.

There is no such thing as “The Right Not To Be Offended”. (more…)

Posted: Breastfeeding , In Public | February 5th, 2007 | 22 Comments »

What We’re Buying: Waldorf Dolls Exclusive to The Natural Child Project

By Natural Family Online

The Natural Child Project exclusive Waldorf nursing dolls

The Natural Child Project has exclusively made Waldorf nursing dolls that are so adorable. You can get the mama doll with baby and/or toddler made entirely by hand with natural fibers (fine cotton and pure wool). The 12 inch mama doll wears a sling and a dress with two openings for nursing. The baby is 6 inches and the toddler is 7 inches. (more…)

Nutrients in Breast Milk Contribute to Neural Development

By Alicia Waltman


Want to boost your baby’s IQ? It may be as easy as choosing breast milk over store-bought formula.

The difference seems to derive from two fatty acids in natural breast milk. In a 17-week-long study, researchers at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest in Dallas, Texas, fed a group of newborns a formula containing docesahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (AA)–breast milk ingredients that aid in neural development–to test their effect on mental development. (more…)

Posted: Breastfeeding , In the News , Breast Benefits | February 3rd, 2007 | 1 Comment »

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