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8 tips to reduce stress and increase breast milk production

8 tips to reduce stress and increase breast milk production

Campaigns to increase the rate of breast-feeding have been highly successful in recent years with about three-quarters of American mothers now breast feeding, compared with less than two-thirds in 2000. Organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization recommend six months of exclusive breast-feeding for all infants stating that breast milk is superior to infant formulas. There is certainly no shortage of advice on breastfeeding and in particular, what you need to do to produce optimal amounts of milk – from your diet to sleep habits to how your baby latches on and the frequency...

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