Newborn at home: what to expect
Depending on how the birth took place, how the baby feels and where you live, discharge from the hospital may take place in a few days. If you had a…

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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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Why is colostrum so important?
Colostrum - the first milk that is produced at the beginning of breastfeeding - is the ideal nutrition for a newborn. It is very concentrated and rich in proteins and…

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7 months: teeth are cut

Active teething accompanies the seventh month. But in some children, the first tooth erupts only closer to the year, and this is also normal. The lower central incisors erupt first, followed by the upper central incisors. After the lateral upper incisors, and then the lower lateral incisors.

The process of teething of all 20 primary teeth is ending closer to 2-2.5 years. Typical symptoms of teething are anxiety and moodiness of the child, increased salivation, a slight increase in temperature (not more than 38.0 C), refusal of solid food, chewing of fingers, a small rash around the mouth.

Do not use dental gels containing lidocaine for pain relief. Many large-scale studies have shown that these gels come into contact with the gums for an extremely short time, and then the child simply swallows it. This time is not enough for pain relief, but with frequent use of dental gel, the child swallows too much of it. This can lead to convulsions, severe brain damage, as well as heart problems and even Continue reading

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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Too little milk? How to increase milk production

Do I have enough milk? ”Is the question that young mothers often ask. If your baby is healthy and growing well, there is no reason for concern. However, if you are still worried about milk production, it is best to consult a specialist as soon as possible. If everything is in order, he will be able to reassure you. In addition, you will not be in vain to feed the baby with a mixture, because of which milk production can really decrease.

Reasons for a lack of milk
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5 breastfeeding poses
1. Relaxed feeding or reclining position A relaxed feeding position, also known as biological feeding, 1 often becomes the first posture for most mothers. If immediately after birth, the baby…

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Breast milk and mixtures: what is common between them?
For starters, compare breast milk with infant formula. In some respects, the mixtures are similar to breast milk: they contain nutrients, moisture and energetically valuable ingredients, so the baby will…

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What is breast swelling?
When you start breastfeeding, first you produce colostrum in a small amount, which gradually increases in the first few days. After about two to four days, production increases significantly. This…

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Nipple care for nursing mothers
Breastfeeding is good for you and your baby, but it can be a real challenge for your nipples. Check out our tips and tricks to help reduce pain. Young mothers…

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