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Breastfeeding 101

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Breastfeeding Is Convenient


Breast milk is available on demand, wherever you and your baby happen to be. There's no formula to buy, no bottles to wash, and no need to warm milk or prepare anything. All your new child needs is you, the mother. Breast milk is always the right temperature, and it makes nighttime feedings a breeze. Be aware that a nursing mother is basically tied to her child for feedings, unless she decides to pump and store her milk.

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