Breastfeeding

9 months: educational games
If the child still does not sit down on his own, then be sure to consult a doctor. The main thing is not to miss the neurological pathology, which often…

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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…

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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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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 is placed on the mother’s chest or stomach, normally he instinctively reaches for his chest and tries to grab the nipple. This phenomenon is known as the maternal breast search reflex. Skin-to-skin contact stimulates the infant’s nutritional instinct, and gravity helps him to capture the chest and maintain balance.

But in the reclining position, you can feed not only newborns – this pose is perfect for kids of any age. It Continue reading

How to use a breast pump

As with any new business, it may take you some time to get comfortable with the use of a breast pump. It is important to be patient and not to be upset if you can’t immediately express enough milk. In the end, the breast pump simply can not cause you the same tender feelings as the baby. However, over time, your body will get used to it and learn how to start a rush of milk when using a breast pump, and the amount of expressed milk will increase.

1. There is no need to rush to the beginning of pumping
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Double pumping: more milk in less time

Do you know that double decantation is much faster and more convenient than single decantation? Double pumping is probably the most effective way to provide your baby with breast milk if your newborn baby is not taking breasts, if you go to work or are trying to increase milk production through regular pumping.

What is convenient double decantation?
It is quite obvious that double decantation saves time. In addition, according to scientific studies, this method helps to increase the amount of expressed milk1.2. Medela experts decided to find out the reason Continue reading

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, the nipples protrude forward, enlarge and swell from touch, but for some, the nipples are flat or even pulled inward. In addition, some women pierce one or both of the nipples. Usually flat, inverted or punctured nipples do not cause problems with breastfeeding, but in some cases additional help is needed.

“Do not panic if you have flat or inverted nipples. As a rule, this doesn’t interfere with breastfeeding, says Continue reading

Why breastfeeding should be part of the birth plan

Your pregnancy is proceeding successfully, and it is time to prepare for the birth of the baby. You might want to make a birth plan. If you intend to breastfeed, be sure to include this item in your list.
Breastfeeding the baby in the first couple of hours after birth maximizes the chances of successful breastfeeding and allows the baby to get all the benefits of colostrum – the very first breast milk as soon as possible. Include breastfeeding in your birth plan to help you achieve your goal.

What is a birth plan?
The birth plan is a kind of list that will indicate your options and wishes related to labor, the birth of the Continue reading

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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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Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding
If a woman chooses to continue feeding during pregnancy, and with the birth of a new baby is going to do it at the same time (in tandem), she must…

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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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Breastfeeding your baby with special needs
Breastfeeding is a serious burden for the baby. This process involves 40 muscles in the lips, tongue, jaw and cheeks, as well as six cranial nerves1 to coordinate sucking, swallowing…

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