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Articles about lactation

Lifestyle
by rspears01
8 years ago
How To Breastfeed An Adopted Child

When a woman adopts she often feels that she cannot have the strong bonding of breastfeeding with her infant since the child is not biologically hers. This is a misconception. Just because a pregnancy has not occurred does not mean women are unable to successfully breastfeed.

Lifestyle
by JL_Tuso
7 years ago
How to Produce More Breast Milk When Breastfeeding

Many new moms find breastfeeding to be more difficult than they expected and worry about their milk supply. Learn how to tell if you do have a low milk supply and steps to take to produce more breast milk when breastfeeding.

Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
The Main Breeds of Dairy Sheep

Historically sheep have been milked for thousands of years. Milking cows did not appear until much later. Ewes' milk is higher in vitamins A, B and E than cows' milk. Levels of potassium, calcium, phosphorous and magnesium are also higher. A higher proportion of short-chain fatty acids makes the milk easier to digest. Cholesterol levels are lower too.

Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
An Overview of Dairy Sheep

Historically sheep have been milked for thousands of years. Milking cows did not appear until much later. Ewes' milk is higher in vitamins A, B and E than cows' milk. Levels of potassium, calcium, phosphorous and magnesium are also higher. A higher proportion of short-chain fatty acids makes the milk easier to digest. Cholesterol levels are lower too.

Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
Dairy Sheep Breeds - The East Friesian

Sheep have been kept for meat and wool for thousands of years. Not so well known is the fact that they have also been milked for equally as long. One of the premium dairy breeds of sheep is the East Friesian which originated in northern Germany. It has also had an impact when crossed with other breeds.

Health
by cyberchica702
9 years ago
Using Nutrition To Naturally Increase And Boost Your Breast Milk Supply

Nutrition For Naturally Increasing Breast Milk Supply Oatmeal - there are many nursing mothers that swear by oatmeal as a great way to boost milk production. I think this one is worth a try because out of the 20 testimonials I read on the subject, 18 women said...

Health
by solmiardo
9 years ago
How to Stop Leaking Breast Milk

Leaking breast milk is a normal occurrence for breastfeeding moms especially during the first few weeks of lactation. It happens when your baby only consumes a small amount of breast milk and your body is still getting accustomed to producing enough supply for your baby's feeding needs. Usually, your breast stops...

Health
by saruman
7 years ago
Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
Embryonic Diapause - an Overview

Embryonic diapause is just one of Nature's many wonderful innovations designed to help her subjects survive in the wild. Embryonic diapause is a strategy whereby an animal can delay the development and birth of her offspring. All bar one species of the family Macropodidae (kangaroos) may undergo embryonic diapause.

Lifestyle
by Lisa902
8 years ago
Breastfeeding and Pumping: A Newborn Primer

Mothers of newborns are naturally equipped with everything their baby needs for nourishment. But contrary to popular belief, moms of newborns aren't immediately bursting with breast milk post-labor. Truth is, the first milk is produced in such small amounts that moms may notice...

Health
by cyberchica702
9 years ago
How To Successfully Relactate And Breastfeed Your Baby After Stopping Nursing

If you are a breastfeeding mother that, for any reason, stopped nursing your child and would like to begin again, please read this article for some helpful information on where to begin! Relactation is very possible and a wonderful gift for your child.

Health
by aidenofthetower
10 years ago
Signs Your Baby Is Getting Enough Breast Milk

Breastfeeding can be a tad confusing. There are lots of questions that new moms ask (even moms who are doing it for the second or third time can ask them). One is, "Is my baby getting enough milk?" After all, you can't gauge how many ounces they eat at each meal. You...

Lifestyle
by numama
5 years ago
4 Things New Moms Might Be Surprised To Learn About Breastfeeding

Parenting is hard work. What is odd is that not many people talk about it until they themselves become new parents. Breastfeeding, although "natural" is something that is far from simple and sometimes counter-intuitive. Parenting is hard enough. Things that pose challenges such as latching, low milk production, diet restrictions, reflux, and supplementing should not cause new moms to feel isolated or inferior. Feeling alienated because breastfeeding is more difficult than anticipated should not contribute to the struggles new moms face.

Health
by RaydaJacobs
7 years ago
Are your breasts sore?

Overcoming the fear to breast-feed

Health
by Leonie Kuhn
7 years ago
Your Diet When Breastfeeding

By feeding your baby breast milk you are giving him a varied diet because your diet affects both the flavour and nutritional composition of your milk. This will also help when you introduce solid foods during weaning. It is important that you eat a balanced, varied diet when...

Lifestyle
by sound_foundation
9 years ago
Is a Catholic Vasectomy Allowed by the Church?

Men of the Catholic faith may not wish to have children for a variety of reasons and seek council regarding an approved Catholic vasectomy. A vasectomy is, of course, a permanent method of birth control and the views of the...

Health
by ladyleo1996
4 years ago
Spices In Your Kitchen That Are Good For Your Health

Ten top spices found in your kitchen that are not only add taste to your food but good for your health.

Health
by Lynn Parks
10 years ago
Is it safe to Breastfeed when you are sick?

Is it safe to breastfeed when you are sick with a cold or flu? If you have been breastfeeding and have come down with a cold or flu and are already showing symptoms then your baby has already been exposed to the virus since the actual symptoms typically come days...

Technology
by JudyE
8 years ago
Cattle Breeds Endemic to the United Kingdom - The Jersey

The Jersey is endemic to Jersey Island in the Channel Isles in the English Channel. The Jersey has an enviable reputation as a dairy cow and is considered by some authorities to be the second most numerous of the dairy breeds. It can now be found throughout the world. It is the smallest of the dairy breeds but produces more milk per pound of bodyweight than any other breed.

History
by noryanna
8 years ago
Hand of Fatima

The hand of Fatima, also known as Khamsa or Hamsa the Hand of Miriam or the Hand of Mary, is an open right hand often with an eye in the center. Popular as an amulet, in Hand of Fatima jewelry, as wall hangings and other artwork in the Middle East and North Africa.

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