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Breastfeeding Solutions to Breastfeeding Problems Mothers' Stories

Rachel Dawson, Otley, Yorkshire, UK Photo: Courtesy Christina Simantiri  My baby had lost nine per cent of his birth weight by day three … I want to say a very public thank-you to Becky, Ruth, Suzanne, and Amanda for helping me discover breastfeeding solutions to breastfeeding problems. Last Saturday I posted on our local La Leche League Facebook group that I was struggling with breastfeeding my...

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Suzie Blake Features

Updated December 2015 Photo: Suzie Blake   How do you tell if your newborn baby is getting enough milk? Fortunately there are several ways if you know what to look for. Dirty diapers Plenty of dirty diapers is a really good sign. During the first two days, while your baby is receiving your immunity-boosting colostrum, his poops will be greenish-black tarry meconium. From day 3 onwards...

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