Getting Ready to Breastfeed: Inverted Nipples

by Jane Wangersky September 29th, 2014 | Health, Pregnancy
Last time I mentioned some ways you’ll need to prepare if you’re planning to breastfeed, including dealing with inverted nipples if you have them. This time we’ll look at that subject more closely.

Inverted nipples can make breastfeeding harder, but they don’t usually make it impossible. Though the baby does have to get the nipple against the roof of his mouth, latching onto the whole areola (the dark area around the nipple) and sucking energetically helps with that. Too bad there’s no way to explain it to babies. So let’s see what Mom needs to do.

First, if you’re
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ICK Season is Once Again Upon Us!

by Jennifer S. Rowe September 26th, 2014 | Safety, Teens
There are so many things to look forward to when teens go back to school, such as new classes, friends old and new, and the anticipation of a snap of cold in the air (one of my particular favorites)! Now as all of you already know, with the good, come some of the not so good!

So with that being said, here we go! Cold and flu season is once again upon us, and this year is, suffice it to say, not starting off well. There have already been an
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