Can you overfeed a breastfed baby?

Answer On One Hand: Babies Know When They Are Full.According to Jo-Anne Lawless, a lactation consultant writing for StorkNet, a nursing mother cannot over feed her breastfed baby. A baby will stop nursing... Read More »

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If a child does not get breastfed while it was a baby would the baby die?

No, not if it is receiving proper nutrition from formula. There are definite health benefits from breastfeeding, such as that it builds the baby's immune system up, but it is not an absolute requir... Read More »

Will a breastfed baby catch the chickenpox?

No known reports have been made about mothers transmitting a chickenpox virus to a baby via breastfeeding, but it is theoretically possible. A susceptible mother infected with the wild varicella vi... Read More »

How Much Weight Should a Breastfed Baby Gain?

Bacteria adhering to a surface form complex matrix-embedded communities called biofilms. These communities are difficult to dislodge and play an important role in the development of infection. The ... Read More »

When will a breastfed baby sleep through the night?

Every baby is different in their sleeping habits, and when an individual baby begins to sleep through the night cannot be predicted. According to, some babies age 3 to 6 months may s... Read More »