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Babies need to eat often-every 90 minutes to two hours. Breastfeed your baby when she begins to show signs of hunger, such as rooting or sucking on her lips, fingers or fist. Try to feed her before she cries. Breastfeeding your baby often won't spoil her. It will help you learn to become more aware of your baby's needs. Check below for related information, products and services.

Gary E Yochim
(270) 259-9651
910 Wallace Ave
Leitchfield, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Wendy N Lee
(270) 259-2700
910 Wallace Ave
Leitchfield, KY
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Brian K Priddle, MD
(606) 678-07-5
333 Bogle St
Somerset, KY
Business
Lake Cumberland Womens Health Specialists
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Luis M Velasco Ceruilla, MD
(502) 896-1515
3991 Dutchmans Ln Ste 302
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1981

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Joan M Stapp
(502) 852-7049
601 S Floyd St
Louisville, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Gary E Yochim, DO
(502) 259-9651
908 Wallace Ave Ste 203
Leitchfield, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1985

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Curt Edens DO
(606) 638-4900
108 Madison St
Louisa, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Alecia Graves
(502) 423-9595
4801 Olympia Park Plz
Louisville, KY
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Hospital: Norton
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Kevin Douglas Dew, MD
7926 Preston Hwy
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Hardin Mem Hosp, Elizabethtown, Ky
Group Practice: Heartland Womens Health

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Marc Briere
(606) 878-3240
803 Meyers Baker Rd
London, KY
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Breastfeeding is Natural, Breastfeeding Tips and Articles

Breastfeeding Is Natural


Breastfeeding is NaturalBabies need to eat often-every 90 minutes to two hours. Breastfeed your baby when she begins to show signs of hunger, such as rooting or sucking on her lips, fingers or fist. Try to feed her before she cries. Breastfeeding your baby often won't spoil her. It will help you learn to become more aware of your baby's needs.

Don't limit feeding times. Babies need different amounts of food at different times of the day, just as grown people do.

Relax! Take your time. The more you breastfeed your baby, the more milk you will have. Do not give your baby formula or water. If you do, you will make less milk. If you think you do not have enough milk, breastfeed more often and longer.

To learn more about breastfeeding, you may want to contact your local health department, WIC clinic, hospital, La Leche League or doctor. You can call La Leche league at  1-800-LALECHE, or visit their Web site at http://www.lalecheleague.org/ .

Breastfeeding is natural, but it takes a little time for babies and mothers to learn what works best for them. You may have sore nipples when you first start breastfeeding . The pain can be reduced if your baby is held properly when attached to the breast.

Here are some useful tips:
  • While breastfeeding, hold your baby's tummy to your tummy, baby's chin to your breast. You can do this sitting or lying down. Hold your breast in a "C-hold," with your thumb on top and fingers underneath. Tickle your baby's lips with your nipple until her mouth opens wide. Quickly bring her onto the breast. Allow the tip of your baby's nose and chin to touch the breast.
  • Make sure your baby's mouth covers your entire nipple and much of the darker part around the nipple. Your baby's upper and lower lips should be rolled out. If the lips are not rolled out, break the suction by slipping your finger between the baby's gums and your breast. Then latch the baby on and start breastfeeding again.
  • Offer your baby both breasts at each breastfeeding session. Your baby will tell you when she is finished by "falling off" the breast.
  • After breastfeeding, rub a few drops of breast milk onto your nipples. Let them air dry. Then cover the nipple with nursing pads, a bra or clothing. This will help keep them from getting too dry.
Your nipples may be tender in the first few days of breastfeeding. This is common. By and large, tenderness goes away once the milk begins to flow. If you have a lot of pain, call a breastfeeding counselor or your doctor. Your doctor or counselor can also help if you have cracked or bleeding nipples. If it doesn't feel right, then it probably isn't right.

If you are out with your baby, you can still breastfeed. You may want to take along a receiving blanket or shawl with which to cover up.

If you have to be away from your baby, you can still give her breast milk. You can withdraw or "express" breast milk by hand or with a breast pu...

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