Top Ten Breastfeeding Articles

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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. Stimulating a Letdown
Stimulating a letdown can be tricky business, whether nursing your baby or pumping. Here's some tips to get the milk flowing...

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. How To Store Breast Milk
Guidelines for storing expressed breast milk -- fresh, refrigerated or frozen.

5. Breastfeeding Help Matters – Why I Write
As I near my 5-year anniversary at BellaOnline, a letter from a mother reminded me why I write about breastfeeding and why breastfeeding help matters.

6. Breastfeeding and Scales
Breastfeeding support today often involves weighing babies to establish how many ounces of milk are taken in at a feeding. This is intended to give mothers confidence that their babies are receiving milk. What are some of the pros and cons of scales in measuring breastfeeding?

7. Medicinal Uses of Breastmilk
I have received many emails asking for more information regarding medicinal uses of breastmilk. This topic tends to arouse a good bit of curiosity and wonder – as well it should – breastmilk is somewhat of a miraculous cure for many maladies.

8. Nursing a Two-Year Old
Thoughts on nursing a toddler into their third year of life.

9. Is Breastfeeding Natural?
Mothers often ask me, “Is breastfeeding really something you need to be taught… isn’t breastfeeding just something that happens… isn’t it just kind of natural? My response is always the same – actually, making milk is natural…breastfeeding is learned. Here's what you need to know.

10. There are No Breastfeeding Nazis
"Breastfeeding Nazi" is an extremely offensive (and inaccurate) term. Through awareness of the implications of this insult, perhaps we can stop its casual and needless use in our society.



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