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Breastfeed your new born baby

All mothers are capable of breastfeeding exclusively for up to six months. Breast milk provides anti-bodies that help prevent against infection. Milk production will increase in up to three days after delivery, It is important that the baby is put to the breast within the first twelve hours, the suckling of the baby will help in the release of hormones which help with the lactation process. Correct positioning and attachment will prevent damage to the nipples. By following what your baby wants to do, you will become better and better at knowing when to feed your baby. Alternate between breasts when appropriate, Feed with one, and then the other. If the baby refuses the other breast after feeding on the other. Feed the baby with the second breast first on the next feeding.

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