SKIN TO SKIN CONTACT AND THE BOND IT CREATES BETWEEN MOTHER AND CHILD

28 March 2012 by , No Comments

Motherhood is one of the toughest jobs on Earth. There are ups and downs when a woman ultimately becomes a mother. Bringing a child into the world is a joyous moment. However, taking care of a newborn can be a source of both happiness and problems.  Skint to skin contact is an aspect of child […]

THE IDEAL WAY TO BREASTFEED A NEWBORN

27 March 2012 by , No Comments

To schedule or to feed on cue? This is the ultimate question of first-time mothers who doesn’t know anything about breastfeeding. This has been a highly-debated topic among mothers across the country. Let’s try to take a closer look at this subject and provide some of the pros and cons of these two types of […]

OPTIMIZE NEWBORN FEEDINGS USING PERSONAL FINE TUNING POSITIONING AND LATCHING METHODS

26 March 2012 by , No Comments

Fine tuning positioning and latching during breastfeeding techniques differ from one mother to another. Though there are parenting books which will teach and instruct you the proper ways of breastfeeding, it is strongly recommended that you try out different positions, methods, and techniques of positioning and latching your baby to start on breastfeeding.   Though […]

QUICK AND EASY REMEDIES FOR SORE NIPPLES

24 March 2012 by , No Comments

Sore nipples is one of the most common problems encountered by mothers when they breastfeed their newborns. This shouldn’t cause any alarm since this doesn’t call for any emergency check-up. Sore nipples aren’t signs that you or your baby are in poor health condition.   Sore nipples can quickly be remedied by strictly adhering to […]

POST-PARTUM BREAST ENGORGEMENT QUICK REMEDIES AND INTERVETIONS

23 March 2012 by , No Comments

Every post-partum mother experiences breast engorgement to some level or degree. This is a physiologic phenomenon which happens three to four days after delivering your baby. Don’t be scared when you feel sudden fullness and pain of your breasts. This can be very alarming, especially to first-time mothers. However, the pain and the engorgement phenomenon […]

IS YOUR NEWBORN GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR BREAST MILK?

22 March 2012 by , No Comments

One concern of mothers is if they’re providing and meeting the demands of their newborns’ nutritional needs. This is not uncommon, especially for first time mothers who have no idea on how to gauge whether they’re babies are getting a sufficient supply of milk from breastfeeding.   Here is a checklist of the things which […]

TIPS ON HOW TO INCREASE MILK SUPPLY FOR YOUR NEWBORN

21 March 2012 by , No Comments

Mothers are the only sources of nourishment of newborn infants. It is highly recommended that they feed from their mothers 8 to 16 times a day. That’s a lot of milk to demand from a set of mammary glands. But most of the time a post-partum woman can provide the high amounts of milk that […]

SPECIAL BREASTFEEDING TECHNIQUE FOR PREMATURE NEWBORN BABIES

28 April 2011 by , No Comments

When a newborn is delivered prematurely, this situation produces a lot of stress and worries to the mother. It’s an instinct for mothers to become anxious for the safety and survival of their premature baby. The first problem which comes to a mother’s mind is how her newborn can be provided with the right kind […]

EXPRESSED BREAST MILK PUMPING 101

28 April 2011 by , No Comments

The time will come that a mother needs to go back to work a few weeks after delivery. Women who breastfeed their babies during the first few weeks of life will resort to expressed milk breastfeeding using pumps. Pumping expressed milk is a task that every mother does at some point in their baby’s lives. […]