Babyhood Basics - The First Weeks

In this video, lactation consultant Melissa Nagin discusses breastfeeding during the first couple weeks after birth.

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In this video, Lactation Consultant Melissa Nagin sits with Mommy Haoua and Baby Jake to discuss breastfeeding during the first couple weeks after birth. During the first week you should be feeding every 2-3 hours. Your baby should be gaining weight as well as going the bathroom frequently. Nagin also talks about the two kinds of milk: foremilk and hindmilk. Melissa discusses the benefits of each type of milk and how you can make breastfeeding most beneficial for you and your baby.