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Breast or Bottle Feeding?

Experts agree that breast-feeding is best. It helps create a bond between you and your baby and provides the best nutrition for your infant. It also protects your little one against many illnesses. Breast-feeding may be natural, but it takes practice. You and your baby learn together. Continue reading this TrueTip article in the TrueLabor mobile app >>

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My Breasts Are Killing Me

Breasts can become incredibly tender with pregnancy. The hormones of pregnancy start stimulating the breast to grow the milk-making machinery in a process called lactogenesis. 

The rapidly growing breasts stretch the overlying skin and place the internal architecture under tension. They feel full and tender. Continue reading this TrueTip article in the TrueLabor mobile app >>

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Tips for Breastfeeding Success

You can do it! Four out of 5 moms in America start out breastfeeding but by 6 months exclusive breastfeeding drops to 1 in 5. 

The CDC in their breastfeeding report card calculated that if 90% of US mothers exclusively breast fed for 6mos the US would save $18.5 billion annually in health care costs from the illness that breastfeeding prevents. That’s right $18.5 BILLION! Continue reading this TrueTip article in the TrueLabor mobile app >>