Top 5 Breast Milk Videos
Breastfeeding can be a wonderful way to bond with your new baby, and breastmilk has many health benefits to you and your child. But it can also be a challenging process. Here are the top five breast milk videos to assist you in getting the best breastmilk to your baby.
Breastfeeding Basics (Newborns #1)
This video introduces the basics of breastfeeding, including the health benefits to you and your baby and the proper process for beginning to breastfeed your baby. The video also illustrates the proper way to position your baby’s mouth on your breast to avoid cracked or tender nipples in the future. It also offers solutions to common breastfeeding discomforts.
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Pumping and Expressing Breast Milk
This video explains how to introduce your baby to a bottle in preparation for giving him expressed breastmilk. It also walks you through the process of expressing manually—using a manual breast pump and using an electric breast pump—to help you decide which method may be best for you.
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Child Care & Development : Breast Milk Storage Guidelines
This video addresses the basics of breast milk storage, including how long you can store breast milk, what kinds of containers to use and not to use, and whether to refrigerate or freeze the milk depending on how long it needs to be stored. View this video to learn how to properly defrost or thaw breast milk to feed to your baby.
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The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby
If you are wondering why it is a good idea to breastfeed your baby, this video is for you. It explains the benefits of breastfeeding for your baby, including warding off disease during infancy and throughout life, providing nutrients not found in formulas, contributing to a higher IQ, and decreasing the risk for obesity. The World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics stress the benefits of breastfeeding for babies. The video advocates exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life. Finally, the video advocates for mothers to seek the assistance of a lactation specialist to help with any troubles.
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Having trouble getting started breastfeeding? Consult this video. It starts with the premise that breastfeeding does not always come naturally to mothers and children. A lactation consultant shows women how to solve common breastfeeding problems and questions—including whether the baby is getting enough milk, how to use a breastfeeding pillow to position the baby correctly, and how to position the baby’s mouth on the breast.
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