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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.

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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.

Video Credit: illumistream, YouTube

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.

Video Credit: gurgle, YouTube

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.

Video Credit: eHow, YouTube

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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Breastfeeding Tips

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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Comments

Rajan Singh Jolly from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA. on December 15, 2011:

Lela, another very well covered hub with great videos. I am sharing a link to this hub too in my hub on benefits of milk.

Voted up.

Breast Reduction Sydney on May 01, 2011:

Breast is best and that can't be disputed. This is an excellent hub and a great compilation of videos.

Ikeji Chinweuba from Nigeria on March 31, 2011:

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writer83 from Cyber Space on November 08, 2010:

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Kotori from Chicagoland on September 28, 2010:

I would like to add the following PSA videos to your repertoire:

http://www.drmomma.org/2009/12/breastfeeding-psas-...

Free Baby Coupons on September 20, 2010:

That is why I like Hubpages because people share great information with each other, like you Lela.

Thank you for this great hub, it contains a lot of really useful information when you have a baby.

I would advise mom-to-be's to read this too because they can learn a lot from it.