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How Many Nursing Pads Do I Need to Prepare for a Day?

It’s time for shopping! You know that it’s due anytime and you can feel it. Your belly is now heavy, and you’ve got cramps all over. As you check the supply list, you’re still uncertain on the nursing pads.

“How many nursing pads do I need?” First-time moms usually need help on this kind of stuff. Therefore, for mothers like me and you out there who have been in these circumstances once or twice, I’m happy to share some facts.

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Proven Benefits of Essential Oils To Increase Milk Supply When Breastfeeding?

You recently discovered there is an increasing trend in the popularity of using essential oils to increase milk supply when breastfeeding. As an expecting Mom, you want to know why?

A nurturing nature is typically innate to Mothers. A woman may be characteristically benevolent all her life, but we automatically become a different being when we know we are expecting a baby.

A first time Mom and all Moms, be it their second, third or many times over of becoming one, over the years of raising a baby will develop unique ways of nurturing habits? From experience, Moms will all agree with me on this.

Breastfeeding is actively promoted nowadays, across many countries around the world. It is found to help babies benefit from naturally occurring nutrients in breastmilk. However, a lot of us Moms who want to religiously breastfeed may find to our dismay we cannot supply what our babies need. 

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Can you overfeed a breastfed baby?

Can you overfeed a breastfed baby? This is an important question because naturally, you want to provide the best nourishment for your baby. However is it possible for him or her to have “too much of good thing” as the old adage goes?

So we’ll look what usually works and what doesn’t with feeding. Most importantly, you’ll find out why you should not worry about overfeeding.

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Itchy Breast While Breastfeeding? The Reasons You Need to Know

After giving birth to your beautiful baby, get ready to experience a lot of firsts, such as breastfeeding! Your child won't go straight to drinking milk formula but will be feeding off the milk you produce from your breast. It may be a bit painful at first, but you'll get used to him sucking and asking for milk. But wait - Do you have an itchy breast while breastfeeding?

The feeling is uncomfortable, sure, but the main question you might worry about is if it's unhealthy for your baby to be drinking from your itchy or painful nipples. Is it normal to go through this? Also, what can you do to stop it? Read on as I talk about what you need to know if you suffer from an itchy breast while breastfeeding?

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Why Has My Milk Flow Suddenly Lessened? How Can I Fix It?

A sudden drop in milk supply is worrying for any mother, especially one who prefers breastfeeding her baby to using formula.

There are many reasons why you might unexpectedly slow down lactation, such as breast surgery/implants, less glandular tissue than average, health issues, hormonal imbalances, medications (including birth control), your baby struggling with suckling, and your body regulating itself.

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