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Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

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The Perks of Breast-feeding for Mom and Baby

This week is World Breast-feeding Week, a great opportunity to learn about the benefits of breast-feeding for both infants and mothers.

Medical and nutrition experts recommend breast-feeding for your baby's optimal growth and development, but are you aware of the benefits for mom? Besides knowing her baby is well-nourished, a nursing mother obtains several benefits from breast-feeding:

  • Breast milk doesn't need preparation: Measuring, mixing or warming is not required.
  • Breast-feeding may help regain your pre-baby figure. Some studies have shown that breast-feeding women experience greater postpartum weight loss than those who did not breast-feed.
  • Nursing your baby provides you with an opportunity to relax every few hours.
  • Breast-feeding may lower the risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, Type 2 diabetes and postpartum depression.

While breast-feeding isn't always possible for every mother and baby, the potential benefits make it worth discussing with your physician and a registered dietitian.

For more tips on breast-feeding, consult registered dietitian in your area and learn more about nutrition for infants and toddlers as well as nursing mothers.

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