The benefits of breastfeeding after 6 months
How important is breastfeeding after six months? And how long should it last? The answers to these questions may surprise you, because the additional benefits of breast milk for the…

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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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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…

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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, followed by the upper central incisors. After the lateral upper incisors, and then the lower lateral incisors.

The process of teething of all 20 primary teeth is ending closer to 2-2.5 years. Typical symptoms of teething are anxiety and moodiness of the child, increased salivation, a slight increase in temperature (not more than 38.0 C), refusal of solid food, chewing of fingers, a small rash around the mouth.

Do not use dental gels containing lidocaine for pain relief. Many large-scale studies have shown that these gels come into contact with the gums for an extremely short time, and then the child simply swallows it. This time is not enough for pain relief, but with frequent use of dental gel, the child swallows too much of it. This can lead to convulsions, severe brain damage, as well as heart problems and even Continue reading

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 blood of indirect bilirubin. Physiological jaundice is a transient, self-passing (not requiring treatment) condition, which affects about 50% of full-term newborns and 80% of premature infants.

In addition, toxic erythema of newborns and infant acne may appear and disappear in the first week. Often this is a cause of concern for mothers and, as a result, a strict diet that does not cure any of these conditions. The first month, and especially the first week, is the time for the infant to adapt to new food. If in utero the baby was fed through the umbilical cord of the mother, then after birth it abruptly switches Continue reading

Too little milk? How to increase milk production

Do I have enough milk? ”Is the question that young mothers often ask. If your baby is healthy and growing well, there is no reason for concern. However, if you are still worried about milk production, it is best to consult a specialist as soon as possible. If everything is in order, he will be able to reassure you. In addition, you will not be in vain to feed the baby with a mixture, because of which milk production can really decrease.

Reasons for a lack of milk
Some mothers do not produce enough breast milk for medical reasons, which include: Continue reading

3 weeks: reaction to sounds
Child physiology Although the baby's movements are still jerky, he is already learning to control his body. He grabs your fingers and tries to pull himself up. Holds his head…

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10 months: learning to walk
The baby can already confidently sit and sit on its own. Able to get up at the support, walk along it and even let go of his hand and stand…

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Expressing at work: tips and tricks for moms
Even if you have secured the support of your superiors, expressing breast milk at the workplace may cause some concern. How will your colleagues relate to your frequent breaks? Will…

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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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