The Lilu Blog: advice on breast feeding, breast pumping, pregnancy and life with baby.
Colostrum is breast fluid that is released before breast milk production begins. It’s packed with nutrients and contains high levels of antibodies such as proteins that fight off bacteria and infections.
Get answers to your questions from how much milk should you be pumping, what is a normal milk supply, how to nurse for longer, breastfeeding during times of covid and more.
We’re doing a deep dive into the history of formula in the United States, starting in the mid-1800s to today. We are advocates for breastfeeding and encourage 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding and continued breastfeeding for a year.
There are a few tell-tale signs that you’ve entered lactogenesis. For one, your breasts will double in weight. There will also be increased blood flow and growth in lobules and alveoli (this is the progesterone effect).
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