Mastitis and… Probiotics?

Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash Breast milk contains good bacteria that help the baby stay healthy by colonizing the baby's gut thereby building his or her immune system and preventing allergies among other benefits. Research shows that these good bacteria sourced from the mother influence many bodily processes and functions including the mother’s breast health. Up to … Continue reading Mastitis and… Probiotics?

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My brother-in-law was visiting our house one early spring day in the first months after my son was born. He was straightforward that breastfeeding made him very uncomfortable and that he did not want me to do it in front of him. Among other pieces of advice, he proclaimed that I should stop breastfeeding once … Continue reading Biting