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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What breastfeeding accessories do I need?
If you plan to breast-feed, the right kit will markedly facilitate this task. However, it is not so simple to understand which accessories are really needed for this, and which…

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Feeding a baby with expressed milk: answers to questions
When can I begin to feed my baby with expressed milk? If your baby is healthy and breastfeeding is good, there is no need to give him expressed milk. The…

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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

What is mature milk?

Breast milk begins to ripen in about two weeks, but it becomes fully mature only when the baby is four weeks old. From this moment, its composition will hardly change – the most significant changes in it have already occurred during the first month.

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Shortly after reaching maturity, breast milk is saturated with components that protect the baby from bacterial and viral infections.1 It is probably no coincidence that it is during this period that the baby begins to take various objects into the mouth. Continue reading

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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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Sterilization of the breast pump
When you have no opportunity to breastfeed your baby, expressed breast milk will be the best food for him. To keep it safe, it is important to know how to…

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3 weeks: reaction to sounds
Child physiology 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…

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Hands-Free Pumping Tips and Instructions
It doesn’t matter if you are decanting milk for a premature baby or in order to stimulate production, this process can be accelerated by double decantation. It allows you to…

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