Breastfeeding Myths

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Breastfeeding or nursing as some call, it is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman’s breast. There are many myths that come along with this phenomenal ability. One of the most common being, many women do not produce enough milk, which is not true. In retrospect women produce more than needed. Another common myth is that women are told it is normal for breastfeeding to hurt. Most definitely there will be tenderness within the beginning stages of the child learning how to latch and the process for a mother but the pain should subside and not cause pain. A child must be given extra water in hot weather, which is also not true. Breast milk holds all the valuable nutrients and water a child requires. Many compare formulas
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