• Afterpains

    Afterpains are the contractions felt by a breastfeeding mother.

     
  • Amenorrhea

    Amenorrhea is an abnormal absence or stoppage of a woman’s period, seen most commonly, during pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding).

     
  • Areola

    Areola

    The Areola is the pink or brown area of skin around the nipple of the breast.

     
  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding is the feeding of an infant or young child with milk from a woman’s breast. Babies have a sucking reflex that enables them to suck and swallow milk.

     
  • Colostrum

    Colostrum

    Colostrum is the breast milk secreted shortly before and for a few days after childbirth. It is sometimes referred to as first milk or pre-milk.