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Here are the top ten articles for the Breastfeeding Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Correcting Lopsided Breasts While Breastfeeding
If you have developed significantly lopsided breasts or uneven milk supply during breastfeeding, it doesn't have to stay that way! For many women, lopsided breasts can be corrected with careful management of milk supply.
2. Cluster Feeding Breastfed Babies
It is very common for newborn breastfed babies to have a cranky period of constant feeding known as a cluster feed. Information about cluster feeding and my strategy to deal with this temporary but sometimes trying phenomenon.
3. Mother's Milk Tea Review
A review of Mother's Milk Tea by Traditional Medicinals -- a common herbal tea for nursing mother's wanting to increase low milk supply or simply maintain healthy supply. How to use it and my thoughts on the key question -- does it work?
4. Drinking Alcohol While Breastfeeding
Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding? Addresses the scientific, psychological and practical considerations when deciding whether to indulge in a drink while nursing.
5. Nursing in the Side-Lying Position
The side-lying position can help mothers get more sleep. Here's some tips and information on nursing lying down.
6. Breast Pain and Nipple Soreness from Thrush
Thrush is a fungal infection of the breast that can cause severe pain for a nursing mother. Here's some basic information on thrush, diagnosis and treatment.
7. Breastfeeding with Nipple Shields
Nipple shields are a somewhat controversial breastfeeding aid. Some consider them just another artificial nipple, but many (me included!) owe ultimately successful breastfeeding to their use. Learn more about nipple shields and if they can help you.
8. Blocked Tear Ducts and Breastmilk
Breastmilk is often recommended by pediatricians as a treatment for babies with blocked tear ducts. More information, my own personal experience, and how breastmilk fits in.
9. Breast Pain - Plugged Ducts and Mastitis
Most breastfeeding mothers have to deal with the problem of plugged ducts at some point or another. This article covers the basics of plugged ducts and treatment, as well as warning signs of mastitis and when to seek help.
10. More Milk Plus -- Product Review
Nursing mothers ask me all the time if More Milk Plus really works. So I tried out the capsules as well as the alcohol-based and alcohol-free tinctures. Here's what I learned...
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