Posts made in July, 2013

How do I breastfeed longer than 6 months?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Breastfeeding - Questions from Moms | 0 comments

Question: Actually when I first started breastfeeding I went thru a tough phase. Long story short, I engaged not once but twice, 2 different lactation consultants and they didn’t help me much. I was left hopeless and in pain, still I persisted and endured the pain and did whatever research I could on my own. Thru trial and errors, me and my son managed to pull thru and now we are working well as a team.  Here comes the next step which I am unaware of – how do I breastfeed longer than 6 months. What to expect and what should I know. Answer: I am happy to know that you and your...

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Is Supplement Needed in 15 Weeks-old Breastfed Baby?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Breastfeeding - Questions from Moms | 0 comments

Hi, I am a first time mother to a 15 weeks old boy and I have been breastfeeding him exclusively. Recently his PD advices me to feed him water, and introduce food like apple etc at after 4 months. I am considering as I have read somewhere that it is not necessary. I hope u can give some advice on this. Also, initially I planned to bf 6 months but I’m enjoying bf-ing so much that I would like to bf longer. My question is, do I need to give supplement to my son and what? I couldn’t find any good information on how to bf beyond 6 months. Hope u can help me on this....

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Challenging Moments

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Jophia's Breast Feeding Blog | 0 comments

Challenging Moments

Breastfeeding is often enjoyable and easy to manage once your baby’s feeding pattern is established. However, before reaching to this easy stage of breastfeeding is often described by most moms as ‘Challenging’ or ‘difficult’ or ‘erratic feeding routine’.

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Engorgement is always a Blessed and Happy Problem

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in Breast Feeding - Before Delivery | 0 comments

Whenever a mommy calls me or complains to me about engorgement, I will always assure her that she is blessed with milk supply and is a happy problem. I do not deny that engorgement makes any mommies miserable and often gives them great pain.

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