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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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…

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Return to work and breastfeeding
Finding a balance between work and personal life after maternity leave is not so easy. Many mothers are torn between the reluctance to part with the baby and the need…

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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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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

How body and soul change during pregnancy

From the first day of pregnancy, your body concentrates on new tasks: the first weeks and months are characterized by adaptation to a new situation and emotional duality. You are going through a time of restructuring of the body, when the whole system is tuned for maximum physical performance.

You look, as before, the tummy has not yet rounded and the rest of life goes on. The fact that your body is not in its usual state, you yourself will feel much more distinctly: your chest becomes much more sensitive and tense, you will become more tired, and in the morning everything will last twice as long. Your heart will beat faster, sometimes you will breathe more often, and your emotions will be diametrically opposite. Many women are not sure whether they are doing everything right and whether they are really ready for their new task. These thoughts are important for parents and are the first part of the initiation of communication. Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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