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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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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The beauty of breastfeeding is that everything you need is always at your fingertips: you can feed your baby wherever you are, and the temperature of the milk will always be as it should. But although there is nothing more natural than breastfeeding, the very idea of doing this in front of everyone, especially for the first time, can cause some concern. It doesn’t matter if you worry about what others will think or not, our tips will help you prepare for this event.
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