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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What is mature milk?
Breast milk begins to ripen in about two weeks, but it becomes fully mature only when the baby is four weeks old. From this moment, its composition will hardly change…

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Why breastfeeding should be part of the birth plan
Your pregnancy is proceeding successfully, and it is time to prepare for the birth of the baby. You might want to make a birth plan. If you intend to breastfeed,…

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Breast milk production: how it works

Your body is able to produce breast milk in accordance with the needs of the baby at each stage of its development. Understanding how milk production “turns on”, what happens to milk when you feed your baby, and why the production adjusts to his needs as he grows, will help you start this amazing process correctly.

First day: milk production at birth
The baby is usually ready for breastfeeding from birth. When he grabs his chest and begins to suck rhythmically, the cells that produce milk “turn on” and the formation of the first breast milk, colostrum, Continue reading

Breastfeeding

During breastfeeding, there is no need to adhere to a special diet, the main thing is that your diet is balanced. It should include a lot of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, such as oats, brown rice, various cereals and bread marked “whole grain”, “from wholemeal flour” or “from wholemeal flour”. These foods, along with potatoes, pasta and couscous, contain a lot of starch – an important source of energy.

In addition, you need lean proteins, which are rich in chicken, eggs, legumes, lentils, fish and lean beef, as well as healthy fats found in olive oil, nuts, seeds, avocados and in fatty fish such as salmon and mackerel. Fatty fish is very beneficial for your health and baby’s development, but you should not eat Continue reading

Breastfeeding your baby with special needs

Breastfeeding is a serious burden for the baby. This process involves 40 muscles in the lips, tongue, jaw and cheeks, as well as six cranial nerves1 to coordinate sucking, swallowing and breathing.

If the baby has congenital disorders or diseases that affect the functioning of these muscles or nerves, he may not be physically fit for breastfeeding or may not receive enough milk during feeding. But this does not mean that your baby should be deprived of extremely healthy breast milk. Moreover, the protective properties of milk and the beneficial substances in its composition are even more necessary for children with special needs. 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…

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Nipple care for nursing mothers
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…

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5 months: change the mode of the day
Many children by this age already show an active interest in food. This is a normal formation of nutritional interest, but it does not mean that it is time for…

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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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