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  • Losing Weight While Breast-feeding

    Breast-feeding requires extra nutrition, making healthy eating just as important post-pregnancy. Women who are exclusively breast-feeding use about 650 calories daily to make the full amount of milk most babies need from birth to 6 months.

  • Introducing New Flavors to Babies

    Researchers have discovered that a baby’s sensory system can taste flavors from its mother's diet that travel through the mother’s bloodstream into the amniotic fluid.

  • Breast-feeding Basics for New Moms

    Breast milk's unique antibodies help protect infants from numerous illnesses and diseases. Breast-feeding also helps reduce a nursing mother's risk of diabetes, breast and ovarian cancers and post-partum depression.

  • Formula Basics for Healthy Babies

    Although there are numerous benefits to breast-feeding, and it is recommended exclusively by many health organizations until at least six months of age, there may be circumstances when infant formula is chosen instead.

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