Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding Basics

Breastfeeding, aka nursing, can be daunting for expecting and new moms, especially if you haven’t done it before.

No doubt that you will have myriad questions running in your mind:

  • How to get my newborn to latch properly?
  • How do I know that my newborn is nursing enough?
  • How long should I nurse on each side?
  • What foods to avoid while breastfeeding?
  • How to encourage the infant to nurse more?
  • How to wean my child?
  • Is there any meetup group for nursing moms?
  • Who are lactation consultants? Do I need one?

…and many more.

Overwhelmed, frustrated, tired, moms need answers for their questions without being judged or ridiculed. No question is too simple or silly to be asked.

The resources page in this site will be continuously updated with links to various resources in your local communities. These resources will help you with this lovely phase of your life by experienced moms who have done this, learned from their experiences and willing to pass the knowledge to other moms.

Can Breast Milk Become Sour In The Breast?

You might find it difficult to submit to s straight breastfeeding schedule at all times. But, can breast milk become sour in the breast? Find answers here.

How Long Should I Pump Each Session?

When you are pumping your milk, you might wonder when enough is enough for one session. So, how long should I pump each session? Find answers here.

How Long After Thawing Breast Milk Can It Be Used?

Freezing breastmilk is one of the most common ways of storing it. But, how long after thawing breast milk can it be used? Find answers here.

Can Breast Milk Cause Constipation?

A nursing mother can eat everything she wants in moderation. But, can breast milk cause constipation in babies? Why could breastmilk cause constipation?

Can Babies Be Allergic To Breast Milk?

If your baby seems fussy or if they present other side effects after feeding, can babies be allergic to breast milk? Explore all answers here.

Can You Combine Breast Milk From The Same Day?

If you want to combine breastmilk from two different pumping sessions, can you combine breast milk from the same day? Find answers here.

Can You Pump Breast Milk With Nipple Piercings?

Having nipple piercings will not stop you from breastfeeding your baby. But, can you pump breast milk with nipple piercings? Find answers here.

Why Does Cabbage Dry Up Breast Milk?

Cabbage leaves seem to have numerous properties that nursing mothers could benefit from. But, why does cabbage dry up breast milk? Explore answers here.

What To Do With Expired Breast Milk?

Wondering what to do with expired breast milk? Don't rush to throw them away. Here are 4 best uses of expired breastmilk that will still give value to it!

Do Oats Increase Breast Milk?

Oatmeal has plenty of health benefits. However, does oatmeal amplify breastmilk supply? Do oats increase breast milk? Find answers here.

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