Problems with Breastfeeding Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Cabbage Leaves and Engorgement

    Cabbage Leaves and Engorgement

    Painful breasts are the second most common reason that women give up breastfeeding in the first two weeks. Engorged breasts can hurt! And this can happen both at the beginning and ending of the nursing season, as supply adjusts to meet demand.

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  • Breast Milk Supply

    Breast Milk Supply

    My grandmother told me she didn’t produce enough milk to breastfeed any of her 3 daughters. My mother didn’t produce enough to breastfeed me. Does this mean I will have a problem producing milk?

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  • Breastfeeding with a Metabolic Disorder & Propionic Acidemia

    Breastfeeding with a Metabolic Disorder & Propionic Acidemia

    Dr. Greene, I am 8 months pregnant with a child affected by Propionic Acidemia, an inborn error of metabolism. My Doctor and Dietician warn that I will not be able to breastfeed, as the milk cannot be accurately measured….

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  • Lactose-free Milk

    Lactose-free Milk

    I’m strongly committed to breast feeding, but I’m not sure how digestible my breast milk is because lately my baby has been colicky. One book I read said that my breast milk would be more digestible if I cut…

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