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New Mum Survival Guide: Breastfeeding

The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for six months (baby will receive breast milk only without any additional food or drink including water).  Start baby foods from six months onwards while continuing breastfeeding for up to two years and beyond.

From World Health Organization, “Breastfeeding is the normal way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Virtually all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have accurate information, and the support of their family, the health care system and society at large.”

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Ask the Experts: Bartholin Cysts

I have been having Bartholin cysts for many years. I went for a minor surgery before, but was informed that it would keep coming back from time to time. At times, it is so painful that I can hardly walk properly. It is even worse when I am having my periods as I have to use sanitary pads. What I can do to prevent it from recurring? Are there any types of food I should avoid?

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