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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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…

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6 months: we introduce complementary foods
The first lure is either mashed vegetables or porridge. It is one-component, homogeneous and should be introduced gradually. The fact that we started giving baby food does not cancel breastfeeding.…

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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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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…

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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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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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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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