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Being a mother for many women is more complicated than it seems. Almost always the mothers the most concerned and full of doubts about whether they are doing the best with their babies.
They feel they must have but one guide from the experts and more support from their partners and their immediate family. Everything is made more difficult, starting with breastfeeding.
Questions about food and feeding arise and do not know if what they do is right, if the baby is being well fed, if the milk they produce is sufficient, or whether they should give you more shots.
What you need to know to breastfeed your baby
What is colostrum and how good it is for the baby? What you should know is that colostrum is the first milk of the mother and the first breath that the infant needs. This substance is rich in antibodies and immunoglobulins and they will protect against bacteria and viruses. Colostrum also has a laxative effect, which help to expel the first stool, called meconium. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »