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What Are The Signs My Baby Is Full?

How will I know if my breastfed baby is full and done feeding? more

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What Are The Signs My Baby Is Hungry?

How can I tell when my breastfed baby is hungry and not just fussy for other reasons? more

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How Can I Safely Nurse My Baby At Night?

What is the best and safest way for me to nurse my baby during the night? more

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Eat More Fish, Says FDA

“There are plenty of fish in the sea,” or so the old adage goes. In light of a new directive, published as a joint effort by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we should... more

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Is Codeine Safe For Breastfeeding Mothers?

Is it safe to take codeine while I am breastfeeding? more

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Which Medications Are Safe?

Pregnant? Breastfeeding? Sick? Reluctant to take medication for fear it will harm your baby? You’re not alone. Expectant and new parents have long received mixed messages when it comes to drug safety. Now, with more and more parents turning to... more

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How Do I Manage Plugged Ducts?

I have a small, painful lump in my breast. How can I tell if it’s a plugged duct or something more serious? more

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Can I Breastfeed If There Is Blood In My Milk?

My nipples are cracked and bleeding. Do I need to stop breastfeeding? Will the blood in my milk hurt my baby? more

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Do I Need To Follow A Special Diet While Breastfeeding?

Do I need to change what I eat when I breastfeed? Do I need to avoid certain foods? more

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Fish Facts Made Simple

Confused about how much seafood (fish and shellfish) to eat during pregnancy or while breastfeeding? Blame it on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Four months have passed since a group of bipartisan Senators sent a letter to President Obama... more