breastfeeding

How to Express Breast Milk

How to Express Breast Milk

In order to minimize discomfort, reduce engorgement and save breast milk for future use, many women hand express milk following these simple steps . . . »

Postnatal Plan

Creating a postnatal plan for the health of mom and baby

Having a plan for your postnatal care is essential for the health of the mother and baby. Here are some tips from Samitivej Hospital . . . »

Society and breastfeeding

Societal Support is Critical for Breastfed Babies

With favorable legislation, understanding employers, and an encouraging family, more moms will breastfeed and more children will enjoy the resultant health benefits . . . »

Prenatal class

Prenatal classes

The truth of the matter is that, like most moms-to-be, I was terrified and secretly felt like I was driving blind . . . »

Mother's milk is life giving

Mother’s Milk is Life Giving

Doctors are telling new mothers, "don’t let misinformation prevent you from breastfeeding" . . . »

Bacteria - friend or foe

Bacteria — friend or foe?

For many years we thought that bacteria were bad and we should do whatever we can to kill or remove them from our bodies . . . »

Breastfeeding can be a challenge

Breastfeeding can be a challenge

Indeed breastfeeding is recommended and yes, millions of women have breastfed their baby’s over the years, but this doesn’t mean that it’s going to be easy! »

Breastfeeding – a special gift only you can give your baby

Breastfeeding – a special gift only you can give your baby

Breastfeeding encourages mom-infant bonding, it’s free, there's no need to mix formula, and it is known to protect against respiratory and gastrointestinal infections, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and breast cancer . . . »

Hi there, are ‘blebs’ widely known about in Thailand? I have developed two small white dots on my right nipple.

Hi there, are ‘blebs’ widely known about in Thailand? I have developed two small white dots on my right nipple. Since they appeared I have been in considerable discomfort while »

I have breast implants. Will I still be able to breastfeed?

I am three months pregnant and starting to plan for having a newborn. I have breast implants. Will I still be able to breastfeed? Of course, you can breastfeed just »

Is good post-natal care the key to breastfeeding success?

Is good post-natal care the key to breastfeeding success?

If you find yourself in the position of wanting to breastfeed your child but you are experiencing difficulties, don’t wait to ask for help like I did. Help is out there . . . »

“Worth its weight in gold”

“Worth its weight in gold”

Hell, I’m just gonna go and say it loud and proud! Breastfeeding is HARD work! It’s physically, not to mention psychologically, draining . . . »

Bangkok Baby-Friendly Malls for the Nursing Mom

Bangkok Baby-Friendly Malls for the Nursing Mom

Bangkok is a shopper’s paradise. And there’s no reason why mom and baby shouldn’t take advantage of that . . . »