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. Strategies for Breastfeeding with Sore Nipples
Even under the most ideal circumstances, the first days of breastfeeding can be challenging. A short-term focus on correcting the nipple trauma and on healing will lead to long-term breastfeeding benefits to mother and baby.
2. Time Magazine and Extended Breastfeeding Images
In May 2012, Time Magazine portrayed a highly unrealistic image of extended breastfeeding on the cover of their magazine. My thoughts on this unfortunate choice.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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?
6. 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.
7. Breastfeeding and Attachment Parenting
In May 2012, Time Magazine featured a cover photo of extended breastfeeding to represent a feature on attachment parenting. A discussion of how breastfeeding relates to attachment parenting.
8. 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.
9. Summer Breastfeeding
Tips for the breastfeeding mother for swimsuit season.
10. Breastfeeding and Hospital Visitors
The strategic management of hospital visitors after the birth of a new baby can be important to the successful establishment of breastfeeding. Tips and perspective on how to enjoy hospital visits without interfering with the breastfeeding relationship.
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