If a woman chooses to continue feeding during pregnancy, and with the birth of a new baby is going to do it at the same time (in tandem), she must be confident not only in her abilities, but also rely on the help of the family.
When protection is in effect
If a young mother only breast-feeds her baby for the first 6 months after birth, lactation can be an excellent natural contraceptive. Doctors call this method of contraception “lactational amenorrhea” when a woman has no periods, and ovulation does not occur.
In order for the method to work 100%, the following conditions must be observed:
• a woman puts a baby to her breast on demand, at least 8 times a day, and the largest sleep break at Continue reading
How important is breastfeeding after six months? And how long should it last? The answers to these questions may surprise you, because the additional benefits of breast milk for the health and development of the baby, which solid foods or other milk cannot provide, are often underestimated.
How long should I breastfeed?
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding for up to two years or more. This applies not only to developing countries, but also to families around the world.
“It is important to note that WHO does not set a maximum duration for breastfeeding,” says Dr. Leon Continue reading