Initiation of Breastfeeding by Breast Crawl

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Initiation of Breastfeeding by Breast Crawl UNICEF, WHO and WABA along with the scientific community strongly recommend initiating breastfeeding within an hour of birth. Every newborn, when placed on the mother’s abdomen, soon after birth, has the ability to find its mother’s breast all on its own and to decide when to take the first […]

AAP Policy Statement—Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns

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From February, in case you haven’t seen it… AAP Policy Statement—Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns (PDF file; Feb 2010) …all efforts should be made to keep mothers and infants together to promote simultaneous discharge… …the breastfeeding mother and infant should be assessed by trained staff regarding breastfeeding position, latch-on, and adequacy of swallowing)…

Jaundice, breastfeeding both normal for newborns

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Jaundice, breastfeeding both normal for newborns bfmed.wordpress.com ABM’s newly released Clinical Protocol #22: Guidelines for the Management of Jaundice in Breastfeeding Infants 35 Weeks’ Gestation or More concludes with the reminder that “(j)aundice and some degree of hyperbilirubinemia are normal and expected aspects of newborn development. Breastfeeding is also a normal and expected aspect of infancy […]

Your Newborn’s Stomach Day 1-10

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Ameda – Breastfeeding Basics: Your Newborn’s Stomach Day 1-10 www.ameda.com The chart below shows the average size of a newborn’s stomach and how much milk it can hold at birth. Now you can see why your colostrum, or early milk, is more than enough to fill your newborn’s tummy. kellymom.com :: Nursing your newborn – […]

A Mom With a New Baby Needs Your Help!

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A Mom With a New Baby Needs Your Help! | Best for Babes www.bestforbabes.org The best gift you can give any new mother is to nurture the nurterer! So yes, pick out that cute outfit for the new baby, but also make sure you sign up to deliver some TLC in the form of a […]