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It's really interesting to me that so many mothers today still think that they don't make enough milk for their babies, when, in fact we have the evidence to support the idea that very few of us cannot make enough milk for our babies, probably only 5%. So why do mothers feel this way? What evidence shows, is that the leading cause of breastfeeding failure, is the belief that we don't have enough milk, and that's contributed to by not having the education that tells us, not only how milk is made, but how to get milk started, and how to maintain a good supply.

Breastfeeding Information

Babies have tiny stomachs. Their newborn stomach is about the size of this marble, which holds about a teaspoon of milk. By day five, their stomach can expand to hold up to an ounce. And by two weeks, it can expand to hold up to two ounces. Because their stomachs are so tiny, they fill and empty quickly. So moms need to feed their babies often. The motor that really drives milk supply, is the removal of milk. So, if you're not nursing enough, if you're ... Read more

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Comments

Tips like these are very important. Breastfeeding is not an easy task like everyone thinks! I almost failed in the beginning of breastfeeding my daughter but my husband has fond a great short ebook about breastfeeding ( www.parental-love.com - "How to make breastfeeding pleasant and easy" - we have read it and we have found the answers to all our questions and great advices and tips! I recommend it to all my family and friends and girls love it as well so it must be a great help!

I am just after reading  "How to make breastfeeding pleasant and easy" guide by S. Urban and it is very good! It has got all the information I needed and all the tips and advices are very helpful! I am glad I saw this article and the comment about the guide! Thanks

I am so glad I saw the recommendation of "How to make breastfeeding pleasant and easy"! I know that women need to prepare for breastfeeding and that is why I was looking for something good to read and thanks to kidsinthehouse I found it! Thanks and big recommendation for this guide!

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