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Can you breastfeed too much

Can you breastfeed too much? What about overfeeding?

If you’re a breastfeeding mother, or you’ve been around breastfeeding parents and babies, you’ll know that breastfeed babies tend to feed very often, especially newborn babies in the early weeks. Some new mothers may worry about whether their baby is getting enough milk, while others may worry about whether their baby is getting too much […]

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Responsive feeding

How often should babies, toddlers and children breastfeed? On demand? Every 2-3 hours? 8-12 times per 24 hours? On a parent, doctor or sleep consultant’s set schedule? The simple answer is none of the above, a child should always be fed responsively. What is responsive feeding? Responsive breastfeeding is how a mother responds to her

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Lactation consultant (IBCLC)

A thank you to the entire breastfeeding community

World breastfeeding week 2023 is also about thanking those who promote, advocate, educate and support breastfeeding families. Thank you to the International Board Certified Lactation consultants (IBCLC’S) for choosing to study, train and work as a lactation expert to help mothers with the clinical management of breastfeeding as well as offering education, support and being

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