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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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Maternity leave

Maternity leave and reduced infant mortality rates

Starting World Breastfeeding Week 2023 with an interesting fact. Did you know that longer maternity leave is associated with lower infant mortality? For each additional month of maternity leave, there is a reduction of around 8 infant deaths per 1000 live births. This may seem irrelevant to some, but it’s absolutely important for parents, healthcare

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