Breastfeeding Positions And Latch

Latch Latching is the first step and the most crucial step of breastfeeding. A good latch is very important for a good feeding and is responsible for a strong bond between a mother and her baby. While feeding her baby, a mother must always be aware of signs of hunger such as irritation, sucking fingers…

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Breastfeeding Positions And Latch
 

Signs Of Overactive Let-down Reflex And How To Deal With It 

Nursing mothers may occasionally encounter situations when they try to nurse their babies but are puzzled by their behaviour. The babies may seem to cough, choke, gasp or gulp excessively while swallowing; they may try to pull back from the breast or tug hard on the nipple; they may cry a lot and refuse to…

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Signs Of Overactive Let-down Reflex And How To Deal With It 
 

Foods to consume to naturally increase breastmilk supply

Increased supply of breast milk is important for the health of the baby and for the emotional satisfaction of the mother. Most of the time the amount of milk produced by the mother is enough for the baby, but sometimes it may not be so. The best method to increase milk production is to start…

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Foods to consume to naturally increase breastmilk supply
 

Why Is Breastfeeding In The First Hour Of Life Important

In today’s day and age, it is impossible to overlook the importance of breastfeeding. The topmost international health-promoting organizations are moving together in order to focus on why and how breastfeeding is essential for newborn babies, especially when it comes to early initiation of breastfeeding. The first feed of a baby should be colostrum and…

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Why Is Breastfeeding In The First Hour Of Life Important
 

Breastfeeding - The First 48 Hours

There will always be an unmistakable and intimate bond between a mother and her baby. It starts at the moment of birth and generally continues for life. The bond is instant as the baby, fragile and helpless, naturally latches onto the naked bosom (known as ‘skin-to-skin’) of the mother for warmth, love and of course,…

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Breastfeeding - The First 48 Hours
 

Timeline: Breastfeeding In The Early Days

Breastfeeding is essential for the baby, as the mother’s milk contains all the important nutrients, vitamins as well the immunity factors that the baby needs in the first six months of life. Breastfeeding The New-born In the First 24 Hours The full-term baby would generally be hungry and ready for the first feed within the…

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Timeline: Breastfeeding In The Early Days
 

Breastfeeding: Getting Started

Breastfeeding provides the baby the best start in life. It is a wonderful way to deepen the bond between the mother and the baby. When the expecting mother arrives at the hospital before delivery, she should inform the staff that she plans to breastfeed the baby.  It’s important that the staff and the nurse are…

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Breastfeeding: Getting Started