Category Breastfeeding

Nursing Mums: How to Stop Baby From Biting You While Breastfeeding

Ireyimika Oyegbami As a new mother whose baby has started teething you are very happy until the day your baby decides to bite your nipple during a breastfeed. You do not have to stop breastfeeding because your baby bit you;

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Multitasking: 8 Other Things A Mum Can Do While Breastfeeding

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Breastfeeding can feel like being held up in traffic – you are stuck in one position and can’t do much of any other thing, but this is not completely true. Multitasking is very possible even while breastfeeding.

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10 Breastfeeding Facts & Myths You Should Know

Like pregnancy and childbirth, you should learn about breastfeeding before becoming a new mom. Test your breastfeeding knowledge by reading these facts and myths to better understand how amazing women’s bodies truly are. 1.Breastfeeding is one of the most effective

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After Drinking Concoction to Boost Her Breast Milk Flow, Nigerian Lawmaker’s Wife Dies

The first wife of Yunusa Jikamshi, the lawmaker representing Musawa constituency in the state House of Assembly has died after allegedly drinking a herbal concoction to boost the flow of her breast milk. Report from Punch claims that the police in Katsina State have

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Celebrity Mom, Cameran Eubanks’ Honest Post on Quitting Breastfeeding at 3 Months Ignites Controversy

When 33-year-old Bravo star, Cameran Eubanks shared her honest decision to “retire the boobs” after nearly three months of nursing her baby daughter, she knew she was opening the ‘floodgates’ of criticism. The Southern Charm star wrote: “I know I’m opening up the floodgates with

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Nursing Mum Panics After Breast Milk Turns Bright Pink… See Reason Why

An unnamed nursing mother noticed something was different with her breast milk when her 16-month-old daughter began acting strangely. While being fed, according to Mirror, the toddler started pulling at her mum’s nipple and saying “more, more! And as the

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5 Common Causes of Low Supply of Breast Milk and What To Do

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Breast milk is the primary source of nourishment for newborn babies before they are able to eat and digest other foods. It is highly nutritional in value and breastfeeding in itself creates an amazing bond between the mother

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Husband Gifts Wife Brand New Car For Exclusively Breastfeeding Their Baby

According to Dr. Sunday Yerumuoh, the Director of Primary Health Care in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo, exclusive breastfeeding of every infant for the first six months would give them access to vital nutrients for growth. He said adequate breastfeeding provides

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8 Tips to Wean Your Infants Off Breastmilk

Breastfeeding is very rewarding for both mother and child, but it must come to an end at some point. Some infants stop accepting breast milk on their own, others need to be motivated differently, and that’s when the weaning process

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10 Great Reasons To Breastfeed Your Baby

Ineh Olisah Choosing to breastfeed provides mothers and babies with many health and emotional benefits as studies have shown the advantage of breast milk over formula. The World Health Organisation advises mothers to breastfeed their babies for at least 6

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PHOTOS: Black Breastfeeding Moms Proudly Pose Topless For a Good Cause

An American parenting group, Chocolate Milk Mommies, in Birmingham, Alabama, have taken part in a photoshoot, where they are all seen proudly breastfeeding their children. According to the group, they came together to encourage black women to proudly breastfeed their children

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New Mom, Serena Williams Gets Emotional About Breastfeeding Her Daughter

Tennis superstar and new mum, Serena Williams who is smitten by her baby girl Alexis Olympia, is reaching out to her “fellow moms” for advice. Although it’s been just three months since she welcomed her first child with husband Alexis Ohanian Sr., Serena

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Woman Shamed for Breastfeeding at Disneyland Launches an Incredible Comeback Against Her Critics

An unapologetic nursing mother Brittni Medina, who was shamed for breastfeeding her tot at Disneyland launched an incredible comeback against her critics. Medina took to Facebook  to share a “peep of her haters” who made “snarky comments” towards her, as

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How Long Is Too Long? Meet Mom Who Still Breastfeeds Her 5-Year-Old Daughter

In what might come across as strange, a mother of two has been found to still be breastfeeding her 5-year-old daughter. Sophie Mei Lan, 29, has revealed how she breastfeeds her little girl at home and in public, and says it

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What You Need to Know About Breastfeeding Your Baby in Public

Adesua Iyoyojie Breastfeeding in public tends to be controversial in some parts of the world. Breastfeeding can be done publicly or privately, but when done privately, it doesn’t generate as much controversy as when it’s done publicly. The Nigerian society

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“Breastfeeding Is Child Sexual Molestation . . .” Woman Makes Inflammatory Comments Against Breastfeeding Moms

An unidentified social media user, who claims she is also a mother has caused outrage after saying any woman who allows her baby suck on her breasts is molesting her child and should go to prison for that. According to

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Meet the Mother Who Produces Excess Breast Milk & Donates It to Charity

An American woman from Oregon who produces excess breast milk which is up to 1.75 gallons daily, donates reportedly donates it to charity. Elisabeth Anderson-Sierra, is said to have hyperlactation syndrome which makes her produce 1.75 gallons of breast milk a

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Hmmm! Ruggedman Criticizes Mothers Who Show off Their Breastfeeding Pics on Social Media

Singer, Ruggedman, thinks it is indecent and unnecessary if a woman showcases herself on social media breastfeeding her baby. He took to his Instagram to share a photo of a lady breastfeeding her baby and said it is irresponsible because her

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9 Things New Moms Don’t Know About Breastfeeding

It’s a whole new life of discovery for first-time moms. They may have helped take care of their younger sister or niece when she was born, but having your own baby and being responsible for its every need is a

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TV Personality Whitney Port Opens Up About Her Breastfeeding Struggles | WATCH

What would you say if someone asked you what the hardest part of motherhood has been? In a candid Instagram post, Reality star and fashion designer Whitney Port opens up about the challenges of breastfeeding her 2-month-old son and all the

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Did You Know Breastfeeding Prevents Cancer & Diabetes in Mothers? | Dr. Stanley Nanama

The world breastfeeding week is marked annually from Aug. 1 to 7 to raise awareness on the benefits of breastfeeding to the child among others. Quiet a number of experts emphasized on things pertaining to breastfeeding a child and having

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Breastfeeding Lowers Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke for Mothers, Study Suggests

Breastfeeding is not only beneficial for babies but it could prevent women suffering a stroke or developing heart disease in later life, scientists have concluded. Previous studies have suggested that mothers get short-term health benefits from breastfeeding, such as weight

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Dear MIMsters: Every Method to Stop Breastfeeding My Toddler Has Failed. I Need Help!

I need advice on how to wean my over grown baby from breastfeeding. I have tried all the methods I know without any success. My baby is one year and two months old who is already walking and can even

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Significance of Exclusive Breastfeeding to Babies – Dr. Sunday Yerumuoh Advises

Dr Sunday Yerumuoh, the Director of Primary Health Care in Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo, has advised nursing mothers to exclusively breast feed their babies for six months for their health and the babies. In his opinion, exclusive breastfeeding

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New Mum Beyonce Gets Shamed on Instagram for Doing This on Date Night | Read Why

Every new mother also needs some time to unwind on a night out and have some fun, but not many agrees with Beyonce’s picture of a date with Jay Z at the weekend sipping red wine. The mother of three took

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