Breastfeeding if you or your baby is sick
Do you know that when breastfeeding, the baby is usually much less susceptible to disease? Despite the fact that it is impossible to completely avoid them, the protective properties of…

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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…

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What is transitional milk?
A newborn changes literally every day, and the same can be said about breast milk. With the advent of milk, the breast can increase to an impressive size, and changes…

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Breastfeeding if you or your baby is sick

Do you know that when breastfeeding, the baby is usually much less susceptible to disease? Despite the fact that it is impossible to completely avoid them, the protective properties of breast milk help babies get sick less often and recover faster than babies fed with the mixture.

Breast milk contains antibacterial and antiviral substances. The longer you breastfeed, the lower the risk of a cold and flu, ear and respiratory infections, nausea and diarrhea. Scientists are already exploring the possibility of using breast milk to treat many diseases – from conjunctivitis to cancer.

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What happens to breasts during pregnancy?

What happens to breasts during pregnancy?
If you think that breasts grow only in youth, you are mistaken! The complex internal structures necessary for feeding the baby begin to form only during pregnancy, and until recently, we did not even imagine how this happens.

Have you ever thought about your breast during pregnancy? Surely only in the context of buying a special bra. Meanwhile, huge changes are taking place in the chest at this time. Not only the uterus, but also the breast undergoes an amazing transformation in order to prepare for the birth of the baby. But to figure it Continue reading

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 in the body. All this is so. But mother’s milk is not just a food product, and it performs not only nutritional functions.

What is breast milk made of?
Each serving of breast milk contains many other ingredients, many of which are unique.

Millions of living cells. These include white blood cells, which are responsible for strengthening the Continue reading

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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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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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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Breastfeeding twins or triplets
When you expect several babies, you need to think a lot, first of all - feeding. Breastfeeding twins or even triplets is a very difficult task. But be sure: this…

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