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Do Breastfed Babies Get Reflux?

Do Breastfed Babies Get Reflux? Babies who are not latching effectively for breastfeeds may develop reflux symptoms. This can be because they are taking in air when feeding or when crying. Sometimes, babies just need to be in a slightly different position to latch more deeply. Although this could also be a sign of tongue or lip tie which goes largely undiagnosed in recent times - always get a second opinion if you’re not happy with the diagnosis from your midwife or doctor.

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How To Breastfeed A Newborn

How To Breastfeed A Newborn

Those breastfeeding parents you've seen make it look so simple. They open a button and latch on a baby without missing a beat of conversation or a bite of food, as if breastfeeding were the most natural process on the planet. While the source may be natural, it does not always come readily.

There's a lot to learn whether your first time is a breeze, a struggle, or somewhere in the between. So the more you understand about technique (how to position baby), mechanics (how to tell if baby is getting enough milk), and logistics (when one meal is over and it's time for another), the more confident and empowered you will feel.

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Best Nutrition For A Newborn Baby

Best Nutrition For A Newborn Baby

New parents are bombarded with conflicting information about feeding their baby. However, by following a few basic guidelines – you can ensure that your baby has the healthiest start possible.

The first year of life is a period when the body is undergoing rapid growth and changes. Our long-term body weight, fitness, metabolic programming, immune system, and overall ageing are all influenced by what we eat as babies.

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Do Breastfed Babies Get Colic?

Do Breastfed Babies Get Colic? Colic is extremely common, affecting between 10% and 40% of children, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Although there is no known cause for colic, there are several breastfeeding-related conditions that may play a role in the symptoms. Some things you should know about breastfeeding a colicky baby and how to get through the first few months are listed below.

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What Foods Help With Baby Reflux?

What Foods Help With Baby Reflux?

Introducing solid foods to a baby with reflux can feel daunting, especially if you feel you’ve just started to get your baby’s flare-ups under control. The following suggestions can help minimise any difficulties related to introducing your baby to solid foods.

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