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The breastmilk it is the best food a mother can offer to her newborn child. Not only for its composition, but also for the emotional bond that is established between the mother and her baby during the act of breastfeeding. Breast milk contains everything that the child needs during the first months of life, it protects the baby against many diseases. Women who breastfeed their children lose the weight gained during pregnancy more quickly, and they will hardly suffer from anemia, hypertension and postpartum depression. It does not matter if you have large or small breasts, breast size does not influence breastfeeding.

Breast milk is the best food that a mother can offer her baby because it is the most complete, since in addition to containing all the nutrients that the baby needs for its growth, it includes maternal antibodies that immunize against certain diseases. Breast milk is an organic food. It is not manufactured, packaged or transported, thus avoiding energy expenditure and environmental pollution. For the family it is a great saving. Breast milk is not an economic expense and above all, it is the best way to feed the baby.

TheWorld Health Organization (WHO) and theAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), theLactation Committee of the Spanish Association of Pediatrics recommend exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of the baby's life and continued breastfeeding along with appropriate complementary foods until 2 years of age or older.

Positions for breastfeeding the baby. The suckling of the baby is a learned process within the womb, but it does not have a coordination of movements of sucking and swallowing of liquids until the 32nd week of gestation. For this reason, premature babies born before these weeks are not able to feed themselves.

Feeding and breastfeeding. Feeding and breastfeeding. It is essential that the mother has a correct diet, not only to produce milk, but also to be able to have enough energy to carry out all the physical activities required to take care of our baby.

How to breastfeed the baby. Tips for breastfeeding the baby. Breast milk is the best food a mother can offer her baby. ideas for a good breastfeeding without pain or complications.

Difficulties during breastfeeding. Complications to breastfeed the baby. These breastfeeding complications and discomforts have a solution, but it is important to have a lot of information to be able to assess what is happening and how we can solve it.

Breastfeeding twins or twins. How to breastfeed twins or twins. Breastfeeding is the best diet for the newborn, but it is not without its minor complications. In the case of a multiple birth, the problems increase, but it is not impossible. We give you some tips to help you achieve it.

Complications during lactation. Complications of breastfeeding. An incorrect position of the baby can cause cracks in the nipple. In addition there are other discomforts associated with breastfeeding such as mastitis, sore nipples or breast abscess.

10 myths of breastfeeding. Myths and lies about breastfeeding. Tips when breastfeeding the baby. How the baby should be breastfed. False myths about breastfeeding.

Types of nipple for breastfeeding. Sometimes the shape of the nipple can create problems when you start breastfeeding. For example, with the inverted nipple, the baby has problems when it comes to sucking milk. We tell you what types of nipples there are, the problems that they can cause in breastfeeding and what solutions they have.

How to make more breast milk. How to increase breast milk production during breastfeeding. What is hypogalactia and how does it affect lactation. Tips for increasing the amount of breast milk. Methods for mothers who are not able to produce enough milk for their baby.

Medications during lactation. During breastfeeding, some medications can be taken without risk to the child or the mother. We tell you which ones you can take and dismantle some of the myths about medicines that are compatible with breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding in art. We collect some of the most beautiful images of mothers breastfeeding their babies. These are the best known and most beautiful paintings about breastfeeding. Art is an expression that has not escaped the beauty of breastfeeding.

Foods not indicated in lactation. During breastfeeding, the mother must take care of her diet because what she eats or does not eat will influence the health of the baby. These are the foods that mothers should not eat while breastfeeding and the habits that they should abandon for the good of the little one.

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Video: Breastfeeding (October 2021).