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The best milk for your baby is breast milk, as thus fed babies are healthier, especially if they do during the first six months of life.
Mothers who breastfeed their babies breast milk exclusively for the first six months, help protect your baby against obesity, eczema, ear infections, respiratory infections and stomach problems.
If you avoid milk formula, you will reduce the chances of your baby being picky about food in adulthood, as well as reduce the chances that can suffer from some forms of cancer in women and suffering from obesity, so how much longer is breastfed a baby, will be healthier. Read the rest of this entry »
The milk can be extracted and frozen for use as food for our baby when we are not present. All you need is breast milk (manual or electric) and a storage container with seal.
Before proceeding, you should wash your hands and sterilize well the materials you will use. A helpful tip is to gently massage the breast with movements in the direction of the areola. You can do it somewhere comfortable, where you remember the baby, to produce the hormone that stimulates milk secretion.
To preserve the milk freshly drawn, you must keep it in a safe container, can be hard plastic or glass, which is fit for food. It is advised to store the milk in small amounts it easier for thawing. Label each container must with the date and time of extraction, without mixing different extractions in a single container. Read the rest of this entry »
Although the preparation of formula tries to imitate milk substitutes, no preparation is exactly like the breast milk. The more studying breast milk formula companies, more ingredients seem to find that are important for the development of the child. It is highly unlikely that human breast milk is ever reproduced exactly.
Some tips that may help:
- ● Breastfeed regularly and frequently and for as long as your babies desire it.
- ● Get as comfortable as possible before breastfeeding. If necessary, take prescription painkillers at least half an hour before breastfeeding. Nurse in a quiet place and drink something cool during lactation to stimulate milk ejection reflex.
Some women notice leaking nipples during pregnancy, and this is normal, as in pregnancy, the breasts may begin to produce milk, weeks or months before you go to have your baby, this can begin to happen in the middle months of pregnancy, around the second quarter, around 14-26 weeks.
If your nipples are leaking, the substances will generally colostrums, which is the first milk that your breasts produce in preparing food for your baby. Leaks are normal and there is no reason to worry; if it bothers you, you can try to put a paper towel or an absorbent pad on the chest, inside your bra to absorb the milk. Read the rest of this entry »
We support completely and absolutely breastfeeding. Thanks to her children will receive all the nutrients necessary for their development, and enable us to establish a form of communication unique and special. Today we will tell you the key features of the breast milk.
First we will refer to colostrum. This is the milk of the early days of small, is a food with large amounts of minerals, vitamins and proteins, in addition to leukocytes and antibodies that will provide the small everything you need to defend against infections and allergies boxes that may arise.
Colostrum is a good laxative that helps the child to remove any meconium and prevent jaundice. It allows for proper growth and accelerated maturation of the intestines. It has large amounts of vitamin A. Read the rest of this entry »
The breast is a physical act and love that mothers feed their children, giving them the possibility of generating a deep emotional bond at the same time it provides protection for their health.
The World Health Organization recommends that step, which must be unique within the first six months of life, extending to two years. However, many times the mothers return to their jobs, or simply the lack of their children by incorporating their first solid foods, make to consider the difficult act of beginning to wean the baby.
It should be noted that this important time can occur at any stage, especially after six months, a situation in which even the breast milk is their sole source of nutrition and hydration. Read the rest of this entry »
Newborn babies often prefer one breast over the other to eat and it is not strange or anything that you just happen to you. This happens because you just start giving him always eat in the same breast for what you already got used, or simply because you notice subtle differences between the two as the size and shape. So, here are some tips for you to make your baby to alternate between your two breasts.
If your baby is less than three months the best you can do is try repeatedly to make them less preferred breast feed , especially when you get too hungry is always better to put the rejects. The main problem that can happen is that your baby does not consume all the milk needed just one breast and not eating for two chests, one of them will stop producing enough milk. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast milk manufacturing body requires a greater expenditure of energy. So now it takes 500 calories per day. This does not mean much to eat but eat better.
Vary: It’s the number one rule to ensure your child through the milk, the nutrients they need to thrive. Changing is means to choose every day between dairy products, cereals, fish, meat, eggs, fruit, nuts and vegetables. Get used to make small meals (also 6-7 in the day) just like your child, not burdens you and allow you to regain energy. Read the rest of this entry »
Some parents think that all fats are bad for children, but there are some fats that are good and promote the development of the kids, these are DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and ARA (arachidonic acid).
Infants fed these fats obtained important development in vital organs like the brain and the baby’s eye; these acids are present in breast milk and infant formulas.
Breast milk is an irreplaceable food whip the child, but if it happens that you can not give milk to your child, your best bet is to use formulas enriched with DHA and ARA. 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 »