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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 baby sleepy feeds needs routine scheduled as more than a “program according to demand” until it begins to wake up alone. This is necessary for the welfare of your baby and also ensure to milk production.
Be patient and persevering during this period. If nothing works, try again after half an hour. Your baby will be more attentive and show interest in suck it increases your appetite.
However, the following are tips to know if your baby is getting enough:
- ● You should be able to see and hear your baby swallowing the third or fourth day.
The daily bath or shower is sufficient for cleaning the breasts. Protect the nipple and the areola have contact with soap or shampoo, since these tend to neutralize the oils produced naturally that cleanse the zone and the result is a dry nipple, cracks and inconvenience. The antiseptic applications in the nipples are also unnecessary and can be harmful.
Always wash your hands before breastfeeding or pumping. You may want to wear a nursing bra for convenience, comfort and support, especially after starting to take milk. The supports of cotton, as opposed to the baby bottles, allow a greater circulation of air to the nipples. If you use an underwire bra, make sure they are in place and that there are no pressure areas.
If the baby is not removed of the breast when finalizes the session of lactation, stop the suction sliding a clean finger by the middle of the jaw of the baby and throwing gently downward until to stop absorbing. Leave the breasts exposed to the air from five to ten minutes before covering them. Air drying gives relief to the nipples. 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.
Many women naturally have flat nipples and often reversed, that is outward rather than recede backward. The question is whether many can breastfeed after pregnancy but it must be clear that the child does not turn the nipple but the areola.
Therefore these features are neither a disease nor a contraindication to breast feeding the baby but probably will cost a little more suck sooner or later take properly into the bosom of his mother. Read the rest of this entry »
To get a perfect breast and a safe food for your baby, always remember to note that the change of position is an ally at that time; your diet should not miss foods like fruits and vegetables, as well as grains. Do not forget to drink plenty of fluids, either by mineral waters, wines, teas etc.
It is important to always keep hydrated, even drinking a glass of water before breastfeeding and then another when the baby has finished feeding, nor leave rest, always allow your son to spend hours to sleep and your energy replenishment. 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 »
Quitting smoking is not easy for many people, but there are cases where you have no choice, like you have a disease or are pregnant. Many women find it very hard to quit, and although many do during pregnancy, they give birth return to snuff without realizing it is harmful to the baby if you’re going to breastfeed.
Many studies have shown repeatedly that smoking while breastfeeding greatly influences feeding and sleeping babies. In fact, it was confirmed that women who smoke breastfeed for less time than non-smokers, despite the recommendation of pediatricians to ensure that breastfeeding is for at least 6 months.
Smoking more than ten cigarettes a day greatly affects the whole process of breastfeeding, mainly because milk production decreases and its composition is altered, losing nutrients and having a less pleasant taste. Read the rest of this entry »
Many women have postponed motherhood to prioritize their careers, so when you make the decision and have a son already working achievements and promotions that are not willing to lose with the arrival of a baby.
Maternity leaves are short, which makes the return to work often coincides with the lactating breast. In these cases, mothers will have to consider some issues before returning to the daily routine if you want to continue with breastfeeding.
To do this, we must enlist the help of someone who will care for the child in her absence, who may give breast milk by bottle, previously can be extracted with a breast pump.
These practices should begin a few days before the return to work, to ensure the child to achieve a good fit and feed properly. When carrying out these exercises, women should not be in the same room, because to feel the presence of the mother the child will reject the bottle immediately. 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 »