Breastfeeding Basics

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This ten-page handout provides basic information about breastfeeding. It contains helpful tips about the mother's diet, and identifies what to eat and what to avoid.  It provides guidance for new mothers who are breastfeeding for the first time and lists feeding cues the baby will give when it is hungry. The document discusses how the mother can tell if the baby is breastfeeding, and how she can know if the baby is getting enough milk. It answers important questions such as how often and for how long the baby will feed, and offers guidance for waking the sleeping baby for a feeding.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Breast feeding, Diet, Feeding behavior, Female, Infant, Milk, Mothers, Women's Health
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2011
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