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IV Fluids Linked to Early Newborn Weight Loss

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Most of us in the breastfeeding ‘biz’ have noticed an association of early newborn weight loss with an overload of IV fluids in mom’s system.  Now new research confirms this phenomenon.  Researchers in Canada have published their recent findings in The International Breastfeeding Journal. According to the Morning Post Exchange: “They found positive relationships both […]

What to Expect When You’re Breastfeeding Multiples

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I’ve had multiples on my mind lately. Over the last few weeks, I have presented a curriculum for breastfeeding multiples classes at ILCA (the International Lactation Association Annual Conference), taught a breastfeeding class for eight families expecting twins this fall and have seen several moms and their twins in my office. Talk about seeing double! […]

Happy Mother’s Day!

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The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. ~Rajneesh Perhaps I am a bit partial to Mother’s Day because a) I think I have the greatest mother in the world and can only hope to […]