We asked our YumMum’s what the worst advice was they received regarding breastfeeding. This is what they had to say: (I will once again elaborate on each of the opinions in bold below) Don’t let your baby fall asleep on your breast, you will spoil him. Feed for an hour! You become so time focused…

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We asked a few moms what’s the one thing they wish people told them about breastfeeding and this is what they had to say: Note: the content highlighted in bold will be discussed at the end of the blog What’s the one thing you wish people told you about breastfeeding: Your breastmilk has everything baby…

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We have heard complains from mothers that experience a 10-15% drop in milk supply during these hot summer days and this could be due to a variety of reasons, which we will discuss and try to resolve. Dehydration is one big culprit when it comes to experiencing a dip in your breastmilk supply. You should…

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Stress is the #1 killer of breastmilk supply. The rise of certain hormonal levels such as cortisol (which is your body’s main stress hormone that controls your mood, motivation and fear) can dramatically reduce your milk supply. While breastfeeding is important, mental health is key to properly caring for your baby. Stress can affect breastfeeding…

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As with almost anything else in your body (finger size, feet size, eyesight) asymmetry is normal. For some mothers the difference might hardly be noticable and for others there might be a big difference. In terms of breastfeeding, this is not a problem. Why do babies prefer one breast? Sometimes your let-down in the one…

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Your baby will gradually stop relying on milk as they replace it with all types of exciting solids. In the beginning when still learning how to eat, most food will end up everywhere except in their mouth, but as they start eating more solid food they will naturally drink less breast milk or formula. When…

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In every new mother with a desire to breastfeed lurks the question of; will I have enough breastmilk to feed my baby. You will have many women tell you that you body was designed to breastfeed and that it will come naturally, but what if it doesn’t? There are various reasons why a new mom…

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