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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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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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…

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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:

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What is breast swelling?

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.

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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 can be dispensed with. To help you, we divided the entire period of breastfeeding into several stages, since your needs are likely to change over time. In addition, we asked nursing mothers to share tips and tricks on the most useful baby feeding accessories.

Accessories for breastfeeding in the early days
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Why is colostrum so important?
Colostrum - the first milk that is produced at the beginning of breastfeeding - is the ideal nutrition for a newborn. It is very concentrated and rich in proteins and…

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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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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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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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