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Have you ever wondered how much milk you have to take your baby? Today we will explain. In infants fed breast milk exclusively, milk intake increases rapidly during the first weeks of life, and then remains between one and six months; but you have to take into account the changes occurring in the intake of breast milk, which may vary with the age and weight of the baby at this time.
Babies fed exclusively on breast milk take an average of about 750 ml. day from 1 month to 6 months, but may vary as discussed, depending on factors such as weight, when the baby has met six months intake milk depend on the intake of other foods, so the consumer milk begins to decrease gradually.
Infants under one month of age and those older than six months, take milk intake below the established average. During the first week, your baby will take between 30 ml and 60 ml at each feeding, when the baby is one month old, it will probably take between 90 and 120 ml. at each feeding, consuming a day between 400-800 ml. Read the rest of this entry »
Nature seems to have the answer when it comes to naturally stimulate the production of breast milk is that fenugreek has shown results that have nothing to envy to other methods of stimulation for lactation. This plant is also known as fenugreek and galactagogue may be the most popular choice for naturally stimulate breast milk production. Today we’ll talk about it and its properties.
What is fenugreek?
When we speak of fenugreek, we refer to a plant that contains phytoestrogens, compounds that are responsible for stimulating the production of breast milk. The remedy is rather a folk remedy used since millions of years ago.
It is estimated that the increase in milk production breast occurs 24 to 72 hours after consuming fenugreek, however in some cases it may take more days before getting the expected result. Anyway, it has been shown that the actions of fenugreek not just have an effect on all women, each agency will issue assimilate their properties. Read the rest of this entry »
Being a mother is always a beautiful event, but when it is no doubt a first-stop coming and are able to make you think everything you do for your baby is not right.
The nine months have already passed to have him in your womb and now you have it closer to you, in your arms. The grandmothers, aunts and more experienced moms can’t animate with their advice and their best recommendations, but the best thing you can do is to be carried away by the maternal instinct, especially when it comes to breastfeeding, if you main doubt is how to breast feed to your baby, here we give you some tips.
Rules to give breastfeeding a baby:
- To begin you should take a comfortable position either lying or sitting position, keeping the baby’s tummy very close to yours. Remember it is important to prepare the breast to initiate breastfeeding.
A lot of young children, especially those babies have periods when your breasts prefer one another to eat. And seeing it is very easy because you can tell just disgust, tries to get away and to avoid sucking the other breast which is what you do not like. If your baby does not feed on one breast but the best option you have is to take out the milk of another regularly and give a bottle so they can feed breast milk exclusively.
A newborn baby may refuse to eat one of your breasts because it can be bigger, or because the nipple is different from the other or just because you feel more comfortable being on that side. When your baby gets bigger, you may prefer one breast over the other because one has more milk flows easily and is compared to the other. You may find it with a chest with less milk than the other if your baby only eats one, resulting in a smaller amount of milk for your child. Read the rest of this entry »
Since last March 1 are no longer manufactured bottles with BPA in the European Union, beginning in June, will not be allowed for sale. But what is BPA? It is a chemical compound used to make plastics such as polycarbonate and epoxy resins.
These two substances are part of the composition of almost everything are on the CDs, in sunglasses, in cars, on toothbrushes, and also in baby bottles and children’s wares, among others, and although legal, are not safe because if they come into contact with food can release substances harmful to health.
Studies with this substance in animals have shown that exposure to BPA, even at very low doses, can affect the hormones of development, fertility, influence behavior and even encourage the formation of tumors. More recent research has shown that BPA can also cause metabolic disorders, cardiovascular, liver and related to diabetes. Read the rest of this entry »
The first feed child is of breast milk, and then begins to eat solid food from the 4th month of life; the baby can eat fruit porridge which will provide natural vitamins and fiber, which are important to the health of small.
From the 5th month, the baby can eat a salty porridge, which can be a puree of vegetables with chicken, which begins with 60 grams of chicken and may rise to 120 grams.
Should be given only one new food at a go and no more than three new foods a week, since only this knowing little new foods and need to be adapted, on the other side could generate an allergic reaction.
Some specialists recommend introduction of occasional vegetables before fruits as the fruit can do that after rejecting the vegetables. Read the rest of this entry »
If you have a small, still breastfed (ie 20 months), and you’ll have another baby, stay quiet you can breastfeed your baby and you will be able to milk the most.
The amount of milk will adapt to the needs of your children, which will be for both. That yes, remember that you must feed you well and drink enough liquids. But keep in mind that it is not advisable to continue breastfeeding your older child in pregnancy, since suction can unleash your uterine contractions. You’d better to extract the milk.
The best food for your baby is breast milk, and a good pump, and manual or computer models are essential for a happy and lasting lactation. With the exhaust you can extract milk bottles or glasses in the pre-sterilized for storage in the refrigerator, which will bring you several benefits. Read the rest of this entry »