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Breastfeeding Tips from Dr. Greene & BornFree Bottle Giveaway

Posted Jul 31 2011 7:00am

As a mom who breastfed, I am always looking for tips to educate myself for future breastfeeding adventures. Here are some tips from Dr. Greene regarding breastfeeding:

DR. GREENE BREASTFEEDING TIPS

· If your breast fed baby is colicky, it is worth a try to eliminate cow’s milk from your diet. You will want to avoid cheese, ice cream,
milk (in a glass or on cereal), yogurt, puddings, custards, cream sauces, and butter.

* Drink at least eight glasses of water a day. This will help increase your milk supply.

* Make sure that you are getting the recommended daily amount of vitamins and minerals as this becomes even more important during
breastfeeding — both for the baby and for the mother who enriches her milk for her child.

* Don’t feed your baby more often than every hour-and-a-half to two hours. She may want to eat more often, but you will not have the milk she needs in less than an hour-and-a-half (from start time to start time).

* When transitioning from breastfeeding to bottle feeding, choose glass or stainless steel baby bottles. BornFree offers leak proof
BPA-Free baby bottles that come in plastic or glass and feature an innovative venting system designed to promote ActiveFlow(tm) and help minimize the painful symptoms of colic

BornFree’s Breastfeeding Week Giveaway:

HOW TO ENTER:

BornFree asks moms to tell how they transitioned from breast to bottle. Leave a comment below and a winner will be selected at random to win a BornFree Bottle.

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1. Subscribe to our email RSS Feed with the same email as you use in your comment.

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3. Tweet saying: I’ve entered the BornFree Bottle Giveaway over @pjmommy

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CONTEST ENDS: AUGUST 8th @ MIDNIGHT EST

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