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At-Breast Supplementer Nursing Mothers' Stories

Updated March 2016 Charlotte Yonge, Paris, France   It is important to know that if a baby gets supplements with an artificial nipple, there is a high risk that he will end up being bottle-fed and will miss out on the benefits that a nursing child has, both emotional and physical. At-breast supplementer nursing: breastfeeding for everyone I am a mother of two children (aged...

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At-Breast Supplementing Features

Updated January 2016 Diana West, BA, IBCLC and Diane Wiessinger, MS, IBCLC Photo: Johanna Sargeant Long-term at-breast supplementing for the breastfed baby For many different reasons, some babies don’t get enough breast milk to gain well. Sometimes the problem is the baby’s difficulty with removing milk well; sometimes the mother isn’t making enough milk. Realizing that your baby needs more milk can be upsetting, especially if your milk supply is low. Naturally, you want...

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