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When you start breastfeeding, first you produce colostrum in a small amount, which gradually increases in the first few days. After about two to four days, production increases significantly. This phenomenon is called the “arrival” of milk.
One of the signs that milk is beginning to arrive is a change in the breast – it is filling and becoming harder. This is due not only to an increase in the amount of milk, but also to an increased flow of blood and additional lymphatic fluid to the tissues of the breast.
If the child eats well and often, then in most mothers this feeling of heaviness disappears over time Continue reading
You may have heard that the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breast-feeding a baby for at least six months. Why? Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to protect the health of the baby. If everyone practiced breastfeeding, we could save about 820,000 children’s lives per year.1 Agree, this is a very convincing argument.
Health Benefits of Breastfeeding
Breast milk not only nourishes the baby’s body, but also protects it. It contains many living ingredients, including stem cells, white blood cells and beneficial bacteria2, as well as other biological active Continue reading
Breastfeeding is good for you and your baby, but it can be a real challenge for your nipples. Check out our tips and tricks to help reduce pain.
Young mothers often hear: “Breastfeeding should not hurt.” However, in the early days, many are faced with the opposite.
In most women, the nipples enlarge and become more sensitive during pregnancy. When a newborn baby begins to suckle, it creates a certain pressure, and this is a completely new and unfamiliar feeling for a woman (in any case, for the first time to become a mother). Continue reading