Breast milk production: how it works
Your body is able to produce breast milk in accordance with the needs of the baby at each stage of its development. Understanding how milk production “turns on”, what happens…

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The composition of breast milk. What is breast milk made of?
Breast milk is the very first food of the child, therefore, of course, it contains the necessary nutrients - carbohydrates, proteins, fats, as well as water to maintain water balance…

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Expressing at work: tips and tricks for moms
Even if you have secured the support of your superiors, expressing breast milk at the workplace may cause some concern. How will your colleagues relate to your frequent breaks? Will…

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5 months: change the mode of the day

Many children by this age already show an active interest in food. This is a normal formation of nutritional interest, but it does not mean that it is time for the child to administer complementary foods. On the recommendation of WHO, the introduction of complementary foods for children who are both breast-feeding and artificial feeding is recommended from 6 months.

The baby can play for a long time, lying on his stomach. He goes through the toys that are in his reach, manipulates them. Many five-month-olds are already trying to get on all fours. They stretch their arms, pull up and bend their knees. Many people get up on all fours by the end of the month and swing back and forth. This is an excellent preparation for crawling.

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3 weeks: reaction to sounds

Child physiology
Although the baby’s movements are still jerky, he is already learning to control his body. He grabs your fingers and tries to pull himself up. Holds his head for several seconds when lying on his stomach. Some children in three weeks can hold their head for 10-15 seconds, turn it from side to side, but then they get tired and lie down again.
Usually, an umbilical wound heals by this age. However, with a sufficiently wide umbilical cord, the umbilical wound can heal even closer to the age of 1 month. This is normal. Most importantly, there should be no purulent discharge or blood from it.

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Travel Pump Use: Travel Expression

Sometimes a nursing mother has to leave for a while without her baby – for work or for relaxing. It can be a business trip, a trip to a wedding or to visit friends.

But temporary separation from the baby does not at all mean that he should be left without breast milk. Having prepared properly, you can express breast milk on the road to support its production, store milk on trips and safely deliver it to your baby.

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Breastfeeding with pierced, flat or inverted nipples
The shape and size of the nipples in different women can vary greatly. Our practical tips will help you facilitate breastfeeding, no matter what your nipples are. In most women,…

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1 week: unconditioned reflexes
Physiology 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…

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The benefits of breastfeeding after 6 months
How important is breastfeeding after six months? And how long should it last? The answers to these questions may surprise you, because the additional benefits of breast milk for the…

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7 months: teeth are cut
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