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?
First things first, breastfeeding is not selfish. A breastfeeding mother is not preventing others from bonding with the baby. Feeding, though a basic and necessary function, is not the only method by which others can bond with the baby. How can others bond with the baby? Some suggestions apply to the other parent, while others … Continue reading How others can bond with the baby