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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2 weeks: intestinal colic
By the second week, the child recovers the weight lost in the first week. By the end of the week, physiological jaundice of newborns is already passing. Infants are born…

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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…

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8 months: the beginning of socialization

If you have not secured the house earlier, now is the time to do it. Crawl at the level of the child, try to detect possible dangers. Remove fragile and sharp objects from the child’s field of activity so high that the baby does not reach them. Attach all not very stable furniture to the wall. This is especially true for dressers and whatnots.

In the child, most likely, 2-4 teeth have already erupted. Many mothers notice that the intervals between the teeth are quite large. Do not worry, most likely, they will close closer to two years, when all 20 deciduous teeth erupt.

In the diet at 8 months, you can add fruit. For a start – in pureed form, later – in small pieces. The rest of the introduced products – vegetables, cereals, meat – vary. Continue reading

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 manifests itself only at the end of the first year of life. Many diseases that have formed in utero cannot be diagnosed immediately after birth.

According to the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), at 9 months, the child needs to eat food in pieces. If before you used a blender or prepared homogeneous mashed potatoes, then from 9 months it is worth giving up on them. Just boil the vegetables and knead them with a fork (so that the slices are safe). So the child will get used to the fact that food does not have a homogeneous structure. In addition, this is an important stage for the development of the maxillofacial apparatus in principle and the formation of the chewing process in particular. Do not delay with this. Continue reading

Breast changes from the beginning of pregnancy to the end of breastfeeding

Medela experts talk about changes in the breast from the beginning of pregnancy to the end of breastfeeding, and also share tips on breast care throughout this period.
From the moment of conception, your body begins to prepare for the birth of a baby. This applies not only to the uterus, but also the anatomy of the breast. From this article you will learn what to expect in each trimester, during breastfeeding and after its termination.

First trimester breast changes
At the very beginning of pregnancy, many women notice that changes occur in the chest. Moreover, often Continue reading

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2 weeks: intestinal colic
By the second week, the child recovers the weight lost in the first week. By the end of the week, physiological jaundice of newborns is already passing. Infants are born…

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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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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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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,…

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