While nursing, there is no right or wrong way to hold your infant. You may need to experiment with different postures to figure out what works best for you. Over on KiindeEDU, we are sharing the Breastfeeding Positions we think every mom needs to know and how they can help keep you comfortable. Click the link to read!
A new study shows that human milk oligosaccharides, or HMO, produce short-chain fatty acids that feed a beneficial microbial population in the infant gut. Not only that, the bacterial composition adjusts as the baby grows older and its needs change. For the first time, scientists have shown that a complex mixture of HMO and a single HMO component produce patterns of short-chain fatty acids that change as the infant gets older.
A breastfeeding tip is to count diapers when your baby is a newborn. It's important to know how many diapers a baby should have in the first week. It provides reassurance that a baby is breastfeeding well.