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What always worked for me was sitting them on my lap (I'm right handed so they'd sit on my right leg, facing my left leg), lean them forward slightly, putting my left hand under their chin to support them, and rub/pat the back with the right hand.


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Here's a possible solution I don't see listed above: your child may have problems sucking or latching on. If your child is gaining weight but seems to be eating constantly, this might be a cause. He may not be getting as much milk for his efforts and is also a little hungry/frustrated most of the time. I would talk to your pediatrician about "tongue tie" ...


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Recent studies recommend a heating temperature of no more than 37C (98.6F) as fat content, free fatty acid concentration, and total antioxidant capacity were significantly lower at higher temperatures. This study also recommended thawing in the refrigerator rather than microwave. The trick is only heating it to normal body temperature (less is fine, too). ...


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It may possibly affect the milk supply, but not substantially or permanently. Engorgement is caused by the increase in milk production, which fill up the breasts. It can also be caused by swollen lymph nodes and excess other fluids as a result of labor and delivery. Expressing or pumping enough milk to relieve the discomfort was recommended to us not only ...


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I don't know about the flavor, but I do know that a number of foods go into the breastmilk and some are very hard for babies to digest. It gives them stomach cramps. Onions is one of them, as is cabbage. However, this varies from baby to baby and they can get these problems with just about any food. The best thing to do is to keep track of your own diet and ...


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Well, NHS Choices says: Don't use a microwave to heat up or defrost breast milk as it can cause hot spots, which can burn your baby's mouth. The American Academy of Paediatrics says: Do not use microwave ovens to heat bottles, because they do not heat them evenly. Uneven heating can scald your baby or damage the milk. Bottles can also explode if ...



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