Breastfeeding · Parenting

Can I breastfeed if my baby is teething?

Your baby's first teeth will usually begin to appear between 8 to 12 months. Some signs that your baby is teething include: Increased drooling Swollen gums A tooth visible below the gum Irritability Trouble sleeping Trying to bite, chew, and suck on everything Rubbing her face Rejecting food or breastfeeding Remember: High fever, severe diarrhea… Continue reading Can I breastfeed if my baby is teething?

Baby's First Year · Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding after the first six months

You have given your baby the best possible start by breastfeeding for the first six months.  Breast milk is still the most important food during the first year of baby's life.  You may want to continue to breastfeed your baby for two years or longer.  Your baby will need extra iron at six months.  So,… Continue reading Breastfeeding after the first six months