Breastfeeding while Pregnant | Happy Family Organics
Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. It's recommended that you breastfeed your baby exclusively give them breast milk only for the first six months of their life. Breastfeeding still has lots of benefits for you and your baby after six months. It protects them from infections and there's some evidence that it helps them to digest solid foods. It also continues to provide the balance of nutrients your baby needs. See other benefits of breastfeeding. If you aren't sure whether or not to continue with breastfeeding, you can contact the National Breastfeeding Helpline on
Colostrum is also very easy to digest. And what it lacks in quantity it makes up for in quality. For example, colostrum is sometimes referred to as a natural vaccination because its levels of antibodies and white blood cells are so high.
There I am sitting at my computer, working, as she sticks my newborn son in my face and points to a white dot on his nipple," Andrew Jones, author of the blog Thingamababy. Jones' newborn son was producing "witch's milk" and luckily for Jones, his wife Susan is a labor and delivery nurse and could explain what was happening. My first reaction was, 'Stop that! High levels of hormones in the mother's body can sometimes transfer through the placenta to the baby in the womb.