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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.

Joseph P Martin, MD
(630) 893-8585
2940 Rolling Ridge Rd
Naperville, IL
Business
DuPage Medical Group OB/GYN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Saroja Yalamanchili, MD
(630) 649-8321
473 Jeanne Ct Apt 6
Wood Dale, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Riverside Med Ctr, Kankakee, Il; Provena St Marys Hosp, Kankakee, Il
Group Practice: Riverview Obgyn

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Dalius Edmund Liaugminas, MD
303 W Lake St
Addison, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Spanish, Lithuanian
Education
Medical School: Univ De Barcelona, Fac De Med, Barcelona, Spain
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Elmhurst Mem Hosp, Elmhurst, Il; Glenoaks Med Ctr, Glendale Hts, Il

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Margaret Rose Nettleton, MD
Addison, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1999

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Michael Benson, MD
(718) 273-6034
515 N Lancers Dr
Addison, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dawn McGee, MD
(312) 726-3917
30 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
Business
Association for Womens Health Care
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James Joseph Gomez, MD
(708) 681-4660
229 W Grand Ave
Bensenville, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1990

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Charanjit Kaur Kalsi, MD
(630) 543-0060
303 W Lake St
Addison, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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Michael David Benson, MD
(847) 945-9470
515 N Lancers Dr
Addison, IL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Highland Park Hosp, Highland Park, Il
Group Practice: Center For Women's Health

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Dr.Kimberley Darey
(847) 228-7222
800 Biesterfield Road #110
Elk Grove Village, IL
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Alexian Brothers
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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