Top 8 Foods to Avoid with an Upset Stomach

If you are having stomach troubles, it can put a serious kink in your day. Nausea, bloating, gas and diarrhea are some of the worst conditions to experience. No one likes bad smells substances, or feelings. To help you out, here is our top eight foods to avoid when you are feeling ill - experiencing these symptoms are bad enough, without making them worse by eating the wrong thing.

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One More Reason to Breastfeed

By now, most women know how great breastfeeding is, for both mother and child. It enhances bonding between the two, and is by far the best nourishment you can give your child. Although the emotional bonding is an obvious plus, what happens to the breast after feeding? It was once common knowledge that continual feeding, jostling, etc. would eventually wear down the breast tissue. But is that true? A new study says that breastfeeding can have the opposite effect - slowing down the aging process for post-baby breasts.

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How to Relieve Migraine Headache While Breastfeeding

Migraine headache is a common neurologic condition affects approximately 15 to 20 percent of pregnant women. A large group of these migraine sufferers also are breastfeeding mothers. There are possible triggers which include allergies, change of weather, dehydration, hormonal changes, sleeping disorders, and stress.

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Ouch! Overcoming the Pain of Breast Feeding

Breastfeeding your baby is one of the most natural things in the world but it doesn't always feel that way. Many women experience pain and discomfort during breastfeeding and that can take away from the joy and pleasure of feeding your baby. Some types of pain are normal and usually subside quickly and others could signal a problem that may require a doctor's attention. Breast pain can happen for a variety of reasons.

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Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in public has been a hotly debated issue for a long time. That is not to say that in all cultures the idea of feeding your little one in a more open manner is looked down upon. There are places in the world where it is considered a perfectly natural thing to do. However, many modern women who are committed to breastfeeding their babies may find that they run into a few raised eyebrows if they try to pursue those same liberties. The most recent news story about the American professor who opted to nurse her baby during class is a dramatic example of how things can get tricky for a nursing mom who decides to push the public envelope, so to speak. The Washington Post wrote, “Now Pine finds herself at the center of a debate over whether she did the right thing that day...”

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Breast Milk Banks in High Demand

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Is it Heartburn or Acid Reflux?

If you are old enough, you may remember a time when people complained of heartburn, but acid reflux or GERD didn't seem to be that common. So what is the difference between common heartburn and the more serious disease of acid reflux?

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