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How Baby-Led Weaning Encourages Motor Development

Introducing solids to a baby is an important yet challenging milestone for parents. The challenge being, ‘how do you introduce solids to the baby?’ Some parents may decide on the traditional method of introducing solid food, using pureed foods, whereas others lean towards an alternative feeding method, the baby-led weaning method. While it’s understood that …

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Hyperlactation and Milk Oversupply – Signs And Solutions

As you’ve probably gathered from childbirth, a mother’s body isn’t always a perfectly calibrated machine, designed with nano precision.  Breastfeeding works on a supply and demand basis, and understanding this can help with many of the common problems that crop up. Oversupply of breastmilk is one of the issues that is often less discussed. Too …

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It Took Me 9 Months To Teach My Down Syndrome Baby To Breastfeed. This Is How We Did It

I breastfed my oldest over 2 yrs and was equally, if not more determined to breastfeed my baby with Down Syndrome.  Not only was I hoping for immunity benefits, but breastfeeding promotes oral strength that feeds into speech development.  DS babies typically have low tone (which can be thought of as floppy muscle weakness) that …

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