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11 Things You Didn’t Know About Breastfeeding (thebump.com)

Did you know breast milk is sold on the Internet for approximately 262 times the price of oil? That’s just one of the (surprising!) facts we discovered.

1. Who needs the gym? The metabolic energy needed to breastfeed a baby each day is the amount you’d use to walk seven miles.

2. It’s not always easy to learn, but it _is _instinctual. Newborns held skin-to-skin in the first hour or two after birth may push their way toward mom’s breast and start feeding on their own.

3. Liquid gold. Human milk is sold on the Internet for $4 per ounce. That’s about 262 times the price of oil.

4. You’re probably a righty. Almost three-quarters of moms produce more milk with their right breast (and it has nothing to do with being right-handed).

5. Distinctive scent. Breastfed babies can practically pick their moms out of a lineup based on smell alone.

6. Know your nipple. Breast milk sprays out of many holes, not just one. The exact number varies from mom to mom.

7. Bigger isn’t necessarily better. The amount of breast milk a mom produces has nothing to do with her breast size.

8. Implants don’t impact. Most women with breast implants are still able to breastfeed.

9. A “breastfeeding high.” Nursing baby triggers the release of the hormone oxytocin, which relaxes you and baby both.

10. The ’60s sucked for nursing. US breastfeeding rates were lowest in the late 1960s and early 1970s, when only 20 to 25 percent of mothers breastfed.

11. Hang in there! In 2011, 74.6 percent of US babies were breastfed (ever), but by six months, only 14.8 percent were exclusively breastfed.

Source: http://www.thebump.com/a/11-things-you-didnt-know-about-breastfeeding

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Maternity Nursing Tops and Dresses – Measurements and Tips.

“Place your body here” – a short slideshow we prepared for you with practical wardrobe twists.

Cute maternity tops – Put your body in the image below:

Pregnancy wardrobe tips

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Rouching on the side gives your belly room to grow / conceal the less favorite areas after your baby is born.

If your legs are gorgeous, show them off in shorts.
Upper arms like madonna’s show them off with a sleeveless shirt.
proud of your new, remarkable cleavage? try a low-cut top.
Neck and shoulders to die for? highlight them with a ballet-cut or borad neckline.

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Maternity dresses for special occasions – Put your body in the image below:

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Yummy Cleavage!
Split sleeves to wonders and make your arms slimmer looking!
‘A’ Shaped nursing dress, perfect for concealing a post partnum tummy.

Maternity dress is a must have. An empire-waist shape dress will drape in all the right places while a snug fit will hug your belly in all the right places.
It can be worn for the office or provide a backdrop for glamorous accessories – a maternity dress for special occasions.
If you want to conceal heavier arm, try affing feminie ballet wraps or try our split sleeved dress.

Try choosing dresses that are feminine, flowing a highly forgiving.
Select beautiful colors the will brighten your mood.
You want to look and feel presentable when visitors stop by to see the new baby, but also comfertable for the first few weeks postpartum.

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Maternity nursing tops – Put your body in the image below:

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Cowl neck line provides a nice cleavage yet appropriate for the office!
Rouching on the sides flatter a pregnant belly and conceals more sensitive areas after giving birth.

Look for adjustable waistband, stretch saterial and flattering cut, such as bootleg.
This would be a good item to splurge on because you will probebly wear these for a bit after the baby is born… just like Peek-a-boo’s basics!

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