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Experts interviewed about Nutrition

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Ask the Midwife

My breast is swollen, hot and painful. Why is that?

How can I recognise plugged milk ducts?

Is it true that one cannot breastfeed with flat or inverted nipples?

What do I have to observe when buying a breast pump?

How can I remove my baby from the breast carefully after it stops nursing?

How long am I entitled to free of charge help by a midwife?

Will it confuse my baby to be fed breast milk from a bottle now and again?

How can I be as close to my baby during a bottle meal as during breastfeeding?

How much weight does my baby have to gain in what time?

How is the nursing cushion best used?

What can I do if breastfeeding doesn't work well for me?

Is it very bad if I cannot breastfeed?

How will I notice if my baby does not nurse well?

Which breastfeeding positions are there?

How do I latch on my baby properly for nursing?

Why do my nipples hurt when my baby latches on?

Can the baby be breastfed right after birth?

How long does one breastfeeding meal take?

How long can expressed breast milk be stored?

What is the best nursing position for larger babies?

Ask the Paediatrician

Can every woman breastfeed?

How can I combine working and breastfeeding?

How do I know that my baby has had enough when breastfeeding?

How do I terminate the breastfeeding period?

Will my baby be confused if I switch between breastfeeding and bottle feeding?

How do plugged milk ducts happen?

Who can I turn to if I have problems with breastfeeding?

Ask the Nutritionist

What do I have to observe when preparing milk from milk powder?

When breastfeeding, what can I eat and drink?

Can I feed my baby too much breast milk?

How can I tell the right teat hole size for each type of food?

Why is breast milk the best food for my baby?

Which formulated milk products are the best for my baby?

Ask the Dentist

How can I make it easier for my child to switch from a bottle to a cup?