What is transitional milk?
A newborn changes literally every day, and the same can be said about breast milk. With the advent of milk, the breast can increase to an impressive size, and changes…

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Breast changes from the beginning of pregnancy to the end of breastfeeding
Medela experts talk about changes in the breast from the beginning of pregnancy to the end of breastfeeding, and also share tips on breast care throughout this period. From the…

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What is transitional milk?
A newborn changes literally every day, and the same can be said about breast milk. With the advent of milk, the breast can increase to an impressive size, and changes…

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10 months: learning to walk

The baby can already confidently sit and sit on its own. Able to get up at the support, walk along it and even let go of his hand and stand for a few seconds. Many children in 10-11 months begin to take their first steps, but do not worry if your baby does not make such attempts. Many learn to walk only in the second year of life. Most healthy babies begin to walk independently by the age of 15 months.

The child knows how to capture small objects, trying to take food from your plate. Maintain his independence, but make sure that the game and food are safe. Fine motor skills are beginning to form. Try to develop it through games.

A baby’s sleep at 10 months can be restless and intermittent. Some children scream and cry in their sleep, Continue reading

11 months: speech development

Now a dance appears in the physical development of the child. Of course, this is still a kind of movement to the music, but this is only the beginning! Turn on funny music more often and sing with it.

The baby’s sleep is also quite long. Many children by the age of 11 months are already sleeping twice a day, some only once.

Motor skills are improved, in particular fine motor skills. The child already knows how to turn the pages of a cardboard book, wrinkles and tears the paper, even if not accurately, but turns the pages of a regular book.

Changes are also taking place in the diet – a child can eat soft fruits on his own. Do not let the child eat solid fruit or vegetables in a piece (apple, Continue reading

Breastfeeding if you or your baby is sick

Do you know that when breastfeeding, the baby is usually much less susceptible to disease? Despite the fact that it is impossible to completely avoid them, the protective properties of breast milk help babies get sick less often and recover faster than babies fed with the mixture.

Breast milk contains antibacterial and antiviral substances. The longer you breastfeed, the lower the risk of a cold and flu, ear and respiratory infections, nausea and diarrhea. Scientists are already exploring the possibility of using breast milk to treat many diseases – from conjunctivitis to cancer.

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What is mature milk?
Breast milk begins to ripen in about two weeks, but it becomes fully mature only when the baby is four weeks old. From this moment, its composition will hardly change…

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