Bottle Feeding is a Risk Factor for Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis (HPS) in Infants

Could bottle feeding make your baby sick? Image by kamuelaboy

Bottle-feeding is a risk factor for babies developing hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. The increase in overall breast feeding rates has reduced cases of HPS.

U.S. Tops the Charts with Stigma Against Breastfeeding

Policy should give babies the best start in life. Image by anita peppers.

There’s a social stigma against breastfeeding in the United States, which ranks lowest of the nations surveyed by Save the Children for nursing policies.

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Top Five Breastfeeding Concerns: Get Ready to Nurse Your Baby

Check for the wide-open mouth that means your baby is latched-on properly.  Image by Petr Kratochvil

Breastfeeding is a natural activity, but doesn’t come naturally to everyone. Most new moms have some questions, like: ‘Is my baby getting enough milk?’

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Sleeping With Your Baby Encourages Breastfeeding: Is Bed-Sharing Safe?

Research has linked co-sleeping to a longer duration of breastfeeding. Image by Karpati Gabor

Research shows breastfeeding dramatically reduces SIDS risks, and now that co-sleeping helps moms nurse their babies longer – but is it safe to share a bed?

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