The first week of a baby’s life is rich in skin surprises. On 2-4 days after birth, physiological jaundice of newborns may appear. This is an increase in the blood of indirect bilirubin. Physiological jaundice is a transient, self-passing (not requiring treatment) condition, which affects about 50% of full-term newborns and 80% of premature infants.
In addition, toxic erythema of newborns and infant acne may appear and disappear in the first week. Often this is a cause of concern for mothers and, as a result, a strict diet that does not cure any of these conditions. The first month, and especially the first week, is the time for the infant to adapt to new food. If in utero the baby was fed through the umbilical cord of the mother, then after birth it abruptly switches Continue reading
When you have no opportunity to breastfeed your baby, expressed breast milk will be the best food for him. To keep it safe, it is important to know how to properly clean and sterilize the details of the breast pump. With proper cleaning and sterilization of the breast pump, milk can be stored safely in the refrigerator for up to five days, and in the freezer for up to nine months. For more information, see our guidelines for storing, freezing and thawing breast milk.
All parts of the breast pump in contact with breast and milk,
must be absolutely clean and dry (more details below). But this applies not only to the breast pump: you Continue reading
You may have heard that the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breast-feeding a baby for at least six months. Why? Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to protect the health of the baby. If everyone practiced breastfeeding, we could save about 820,000 children’s lives per year.1 Agree, this is a very convincing argument.
Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
Breast milk not only nourishes the baby’s body, but also protects it. It contains many living ingredients, including stem cells, white blood cells and beneficial bacteria2, as well as other biological active Continue reading