Tag: breastmilk

Breastfeeding is good for mom and baby

Breastfeeding is good for mom and baby

In the United States, most new moms (about 80 percent) breastfeed their babies. About half of these moms breastfeed for at least 6 months. You may ...
Buying breast milk online – is it safe?

Buying breast milk online – is it safe?

Today we welcome guest blogger Amy Hair, MD, neonatologist at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hair specializes in neonatal nutrition. Online shoppi ...
Alcohol and breastfeeding

Alcohol and breastfeeding

You have waited many months and finally you have given birth to your beautiful baby! Now you want to celebrate with a glass of champagne, right? Don’t ...
Keep your breasts healthy

Keep your breasts healthy

Ladies, let’s remember to take care of the girls.  We have talked often about how breast milk is the best nutrition for your baby, how milk banking he ...
Breastfeeding chat

Breastfeeding chat

Breastfeeding can be a wonderful experience, but it’s not as easy as it looks. It may be hugely beneficial to your baby, which it is, but there’s plen ...

Introducing solid food

A new study from the CDC released in today’s journal Pediatrics revealed that 40% of mothers surveyed gave solid food to their baby before the age of ...
Banking your milk for other babies

Banking your milk for other babies

We’ve all heard that “breast is best” for babies, but not every woman can breastfeed.  Some moms have had surgery or take medications that transfer to ...
How long can you store breastmilk?

How long can you store breastmilk?

As every breastfeeding mom will tell you, breastmilk is precious and you want to keep it around as long as it’s safe to do so. You can keep pumped bre ...