Breastfeeding

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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Breastfeeding twins or triplets
When you expect several babies, you need to think a lot, first of all - feeding. Breastfeeding twins or even triplets is a very difficult task. But be sure: 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…

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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.

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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

3 months: causes of crying

A fairly active physical development of the baby begins. Remember that the basis for bone health is a sufficient dose of vitamin D3. Since birth, all children are advised to take this vitamin to prevent rickets. Vitamin D is not enough in breast milk.

If the baby is on mixed or artificial feeding, then make sure that he receives daily at least 400 IU of vitamin D from the adapted mixture. If not, then just give him daily vitamin D3 for prophylaxis (prophylactic dose is up to 1000 IU / day).

Psychology
A three-month-old baby already distinguishes between mom, dad and everyone else. His emotions are becoming more diverse. He highlights the adults he knows well and reacts to their approach with a broad Continue reading

4 months: tactile sensations

Psychology
By the fourth month, most of the problems with infantile colic usually go away, and the baby arrives almost all day in a positive mood. He still does not know how to move independently, so he can’t bring much confusion. However, the child is very happy to communicate with you.

This is a great time to develop emotions and laughter. It is at 4 months that a child can start to laugh, and not just smile. Active communication of the baby with others occurs with the help of many different babble sounds.

Skills
♦ Learns to roll from back to stomach and knows how to roll from abdomen to back. Continue reading

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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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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Six Essential Breastfeeding Things to Take with You to the Maternity Hospital
List of things in the hospital So, you already folded up the tiny bodysuits, took soothing music, a toothbrush and toiletries, a discharge kit home ... did you put anything…

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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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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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