Mastitis may be prevented by breast-feeding, pumping, or manually (hand) expressing milk frequently to avoid engorgement. Improper positioning during breast-feeding, such as leaning over the baby, can lead to mastitis. Women are encouraged to use two to three different breast-feeding positions each day and to avoid tight or binding bras while breast-feeding or pumping. While [...]
Listed are the posts for May 2008.
What’s Wrong? Could it be mastitis? Mastitis most commonly occurs when the breasts are not fully emptied of milk. The milk overflows from the breast glands and engorges the breasts. Breast engorgement (swelling) can occur any time the breasts produce more milk than the amount being removed by breast-feeding, pumping, or manual (hand) expression. Breast [...]
Breastfeeding and breast pumping may be one of the most rewarding events of motherhood, and it is one of best things a mother can do to create a powerful bond with her child. True to life, blessings can be mixed. Nursing and breast pumping moms go through many trials and tribulations to provide the perfect [...]
Yes, babies are most vulnerable to BPA, but adults are impacted as well. The article noted below is really enlightening. This following is an excerpt from “The Medical News Today” website, found at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/79439.php The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Panel Releases Conclusions About Compound BPA’s Effect On Reproductive Disorders The journal Reproductive Toxicology last [...]
Canada became the first country to ban a widely found chemical from use in baby bottles, spurring a leading Democrat in the U.S. Senate to call for legislation that would prohibit use of bisphenol A, or BPA, in a number of everyday consumer products. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2008/04/18/ST2008041803545.html The United States is also doing extensive research about the [...]