Why Micronutrients Play An Important Role In Feeding Infants

During the first six months of life, breast milk is the only nutrition that your baby needs. Breast milk has all the required nutrients in this time, like protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. However, as your baby grows into a toddler, breast milk does not provide all the required nutrition. There are very specific…

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Why Micronutrients Play An Important Role In Feeding Infants
 

Dealing With Different Labour Complications 

The whole period of pregnancy up to delivery is considered to be a very delicate stage in the life of a woman. Constant efforts are made by both family and friends to ensure utmost care to the expectant mother. Nevertheless, there is no guarantee that a smooth pregnancy could mean a safe delivery. A pregnancy that…

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Dealing With Different Labour Complications 
 

Nipples Sore From Breastfeeding? Follow Some Of Our Rescue Remedies 

One common and frequent complaint that breastfeeding mothers have is of sore nipples. It is normal in the first week or so of breastfeeding to experience discomfort, pain or tenderness when the baby first latches on to the breast. Ideally, it should last for a few seconds. But when high levels of pain last throughout the feeding,…

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Nipples Sore From Breastfeeding? Follow Some Of Our Rescue Remedies 
 

Make Feeding Interesting For Babies

Very often, we hear a mother being overly concerned about her fussy toddler. As a baby grows and starts exploring things around, he/she becomes less interested in food, and mealtimes turn into a tedious exercise. Keeping in mind that a toddler has a very short attention span and a tiny tummy, here are some steps…

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Make Feeding Interesting For Babies
 

Probiotics for Infants: Everything You Need to Know

Babies are born with a sterile gut. Soon after birth, they introduce bacteria to their gut through the breast milk or formula they drink and later, through the food they eat. Bacteria are essential for healthy development and probiotics can confer multiple health benefits on infants. What Are Probiotics And Why Are They Important For…

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Probiotics for Infants: Everything You Need to Know
 

Necrotizing Enterocolitis

It is a disease of the intestines in which infection and later swelling of the inner lining of the intestines occur. This leads to the formation of a hole, and then leakage of the intestinal content into the abdomen and the rest of the body with the death of the intestinal tissue. After the death…

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Necrotizing Enterocolitis
 

Breastfeeding And Thrush

Thrush, also known as candidiasis, is a yeast or fungal infection that may occur commonly among breastfeeding mothers. It is caused by a variety of fungus known as Candida albicans. It may cause infection in the body, especially in the skin and mouth, but it is kept in check because of the presence of other…

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Breastfeeding And Thrush