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Breastfeeding benefits, tips and advice

August is National Breastfeeding Month so to mark it we gathered some information to answer your frequently asked questions or thoughts on breastfeeding.

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What is the best way to wean an 18-month-old off breastfeeding?

Lactation expert Dr. Sahira Long answers a reader’s question about weaning a toddler.

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Q&A: How can I get my baby to sleep on her own?

Our baby typically wakes up twice in the night and we’ve always had my wife breastfeed her to get her back to sleep. We want to get her to start putting herself to sleep and getting her to sleep through the night.

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Breastfeeding advice for today’s moms

Dr. Sahira Long gives tips on how to get ready to breastfeed your new baby.

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The decision to breastfeed

When your baby is born, there are plenty of things to think about, and one of the first is how to feed them.