The truth about breastfeeding help – Emily Writes

“Breastfeeding Nazis. Nipple Nazis. Breastapo. Breastfeeding police. Psychos. Smug earth mother bitches. Sanctimummys. Bullies. Anti-formula fanatics. Did you hear the one about that mother whose baby died because she’d been BRAINWASHED by lactation consultants? They’re mum-bashing do-gooders. They hate formula. They hate women. They should get rid of Le Leche League. They’re a bunch of…

Exclusive breastfeeding, without additional foods or fluids, should be recommended for the first 6 months after birth

Early additional food and fluids for healthy breastfed full-term infants “This Cochrane review exploring the impact of introducing foods and fluids in addition to breastmilk before the recommended age of 6 months supported the current recommendation of the World Health Organization that, as a general policy, exclusive breastfeeding, without additional foods or fluids, should be…

Who Supports Breastfeeding Mothers? An Investigation of Kin Investment in the United States

Who Supports Breastfeeding Mothers? An Investigation of Kin Investment in the United States – Jayme Cisco https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12110-017-9286-y “Breastfeeding is one important form of maternal investment that is influenced by support from kin and non-kin. This paper investigates who provides support for breastfeeding mothers and their children, what type of support they provide, and how support impacts…

Simple help for painful nipples in breastfeeding women

Simple help for painful nipples in breastfeeding women http://www.evidentlycochrane.net/simple-help-painful-nipples-breastfeeding-women/ Applying nothing, or expressed breast milk, may be as good or better than applying an ointment, such as lanolin, for both nipple pain and healing Regardless of the treatment, for most women, nipple pain reduced to mild levels 7 to 10 days after giving birth