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  • What are dental students taught about breastfeeding?

    Yesterday I was at a prenatal class for teens. There is a dental clinic in the hospital that trains students and offers low cost dental care to families. A couple of the students came to talk about caring for baby teeth. They said that breastfeeding causes cavities and should be limited! They had sippy...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by momofmany on 04-29-2009
  • Antibodies in Breast Milk

    I've read quite a bit about women making antibodies against envoirnmental viruses, infections etc...This transfers through her milk and defends her baby against these things. My daughter is 4 months old now. My two year old son is on his second cold virus since her birth. The first cold was when...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by mainah on 04-22-2009
  • Re: Adoptive Breastfeeding

    Hi Mary, I've done this. The birth was at home. Birthing woman had a hx of pph so it was imp that she nurse the baby to prevent bleeding. Adopting mother "caught" the baby---that was lovely. Both women were naked together in the water tub with baby between them, adopting Dad looking on...
    Posted to Breastfeeding (Forum) by GloriaLemay on 02-19-2009
  • Not Enough Milk?

    What is causing this epidemic of “not enough milk” in mothers who are trying to breastfeed? I am glad that it didn’t happen before the invention of artificial baby milk formula, because if it had, a lot of us probably would not exist today. In fact, the human population would undoubtedly be much smaller...
    Posted to Jan Tritten's Blog (Weblog) by Anonymous on 12-21-2008
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