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World Breastfeeding Week 2010


Updated August 01, 2010

World Breastfeeding Week 2010 is here! The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Advocacy (WABA) has chosen the theme "Breastfeeding: Just 10 Steps, The Baby-Friendly Way". This highlights the very easy ways that we can all help breastfeeding mothers to succeed, from the hospital setting to home.

Preparing to Breastfeed

The best way to prepare to breastfeed is to gather information before your baby arrives. Aside from taking a prenatal breastfeeding class (at your local hospital, clinic, community center), this will add to your know-how of the whole process.

Common Breastfeeding Concerns

Whether breastfeeding comes very easily to you and you're running into a few minor issues or it's been a rough go from the start, don't give up! Here's a troubleshooting guide to help. You can also always find the support you need from a lactation consultant.

Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding

Pregnancy and birth can have an impact on your breastfeeding relationship. Here are some things to think about.

Breastfeeding and Health Issues

You see it in the media every day. Breastfeeding cuts the risk of certain conditions and prevents others. From Rheumatoid Arthritis to Crohn's Disease, how is your milk helping?

Exercise and Breastfeeding

After having a baby, most women are hankering to start moving and getting back into shape. How can you fit breastfeeding into your workout schedule? What are some different exercise options for the nursing mom?

Sex and Breastfeeding

The most talked about topic around! How does sex fit into the breastfeeding scene?

Expressing Breast Milk

Whether you're going back to work or simply need a break, pumping breast milk is the answer. How does this work? Which pumps will best match your lifestyle? It's all here.

Breastfeeding Toddlers, Twins, Triplets, and More

Yes, you can! It just takes a little bit of preparation, but this guide should make the transition a smooth one.

Cool Breastfeeding Gifts

The ever-popular question, "What can I give a breastfeeding mom as a gift?" has an answer. There are so many fantastic products out there. Here are the top 10.

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