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Is Breast Milk Nature’s Toothpaste? Features

Dr. Steven Lin Photo: courtesy Lena Ostroff If you wish your child to have a glowing healthy smile, breastfeeding is number one on your priority list. The well established health benefits of breastfeeding include immunity, digestive health, and emotional development. In addition, one of the biggest advocates for breastfeeding should be your dentist. Why? Breast milk couldn’t be any more perfect than it is for developing young...

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My Baby Bites Mom to Mom

Mothers’ Letters Photo: Courtesy Christina Simantiri   Mother’s Situation My baby bites My daughter is almost a year old and we had been happily breastfeeding until recently when she started to nip me every now and then while she is at the breast, seemingly out of the blue, for no reason I can tell. A couple of times she has drawn blood. Ouch! I really don’t...

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