1 week: unconditioned reflexes
Physiology The first week of a baby’s life is rich in skin surprises. On 2-4 days after birth, physiological jaundice of newborns may appear. This is an increase in the…

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The composition of breast milk. What is breast milk made of?
Breast milk is the very first food of the child, therefore, of course, it contains the necessary nutrients - carbohydrates, proteins, fats, as well as water to maintain water balance…

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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…

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during pregnancy

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

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

Can I get pregnant while breastfeeding

If a woman chooses to continue feeding during pregnancy, and with the birth of a new baby is going to do it at the same time (in tandem), she must be confident not only in her abilities, but also rely on the help of the family.

When protection is in effect

If a young mother only breast-feeds her baby for the first 6 months after birth, lactation can be an excellent natural contraceptive. Doctors call this method of contraception “lactational amenorrhea” when a woman has no periods, and ovulation does not occur.

In order for the method to work 100%, the following conditions must be observed:

• a woman puts a baby to her breast on demand, at least 8 times a day, and the largest sleep break at Continue reading

2 months: infancy
The sleep is still quite long, but the waking time is increased to 1-1.5 hours. It is important to learn to understand when a child is tired and at the…

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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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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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Breastfeeding with pierced, flat or inverted nipples
The shape and size of the nipples in different women can vary greatly. Our practical tips will help you facilitate breastfeeding, no matter what your nipples are. In most women,…

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