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     º Just a Few Weeks Early: Breastfeeding Challenges in Late-Preterm Infants
The initiation of successful breastfeeding can be especially challenging for smaller, developmentally immature, late-preterm infants. If your baby is born between between 34 and 36 weeks gestation, getting adequate help for successful breastfeeding is especially important.
     º Early Breastfeeding Screening Form
Even though you can't actually see how much milk your baby takes while nursing, these guidelines can help you know whether your newborn is breastfeeding effectively and getting plenty of milk.
     º Preventing Obesity Begins at Birth through Breastfeeding - From US Breastfeeding Committee, February 2010

Hot Topic
     º Breastfeeding & Working Moms Hot Topic: How to make it work
When breastfeeding moms go back to work, there are many issues that have to be addressed. Please share your experiences and any tips you have for making this easier for everyone.
     º Breastfeeding While Pregnant & Tandem Nursing
My daughter is 15 months old, and I just found out that I am pregnant. She is still breastfed, and I don't think she will give it up for a while. Is this safe for my unborn baby? Will my milk change back in time for the new baby to breastfeed? Share your advice with us on our blog or Comment here.

Featured Article
     º Breastfeeding FAQ
The who, what, why, when, where, and how of breastfeeding compiled by Gaye Johnson - start here for breastfeeding information!

And Don't Forget
     º Member Survey ~ Have you had a baby in the NICU? If so, share your tips on successfully breastfeeding during this stressful time!
     º Success Stories ~ Share your success stories with us, including success the second time around!

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