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Build your Breastfeeding Support Network or Prepare for Failure.

Are you a fourth-time breastfeeding pro? Or a first-time breastfeeder in a bottle feeding family? No matter what your skill level in breastfeeding, you need to build your breastfeeding support network, or prepare for failure. It is vital to surround yourself with people who believe in you breastfeeding your baby. Praise and support are encouraging …
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Who ya’ gonna call when you’re crying?

Most parents rely on their pediatrician for feeding advice. The American Academy of Pediatrics has a clear and supportive breastfeeding policy, but as a general practice, pediatricians are not educated in breastfeeding. When breastfeeding help is needed, most of your doctor’s breastfeeding knowledge has been presented and shaped by pharmaceutical (they make baby formula, along …