Category Archives: Breastfeeding

The Dangers of Soy

(The following is taken from West A Price Foundation by Sally Fallon http://www.westonaprice.org/soy/infant.html)
An estimated 25% of North American babies receive infant formula made from processed soybeans. Parents use soy formula in the belief that is it healthier than formula based on cows’ milk. Soy promotional material claims that soy provides complete protein that is …

SOUR SMELLING BREAST MILK

(The following is taken from: http://www.kellymom.com/bf/pumping/lipase-expressedmilk.htm)
“A few mothers find that their refrigerated or frozen milk begins to smell or taste soapy, sour, or even rancid soon after it’s stored, even though all storage guidelines have been followed closely. Per Lawrence & Lawrence (p. 781), the speculation is that these mothers have an excess of …

LE LECHE LEAGUE GUIDELINES FOR STORING BREAST MILK

STORAGE GUIDELINES
Storing milk in 2-4 ounce amounts may reduce waste. Refrigerated milk has more anti-infective properties than frozen milk. Cool milk in refrigerator before adding to frozen milk. All milk should be dated before storing.
Human milk can be stored: