Breastfeeding

How to Keep a Girl’s Breasts During and After Pregnancy

How to Keep a Girl’s Breasts During and After Pregnancy

The female breast is an “object” that always requires special, and during pregnancy and lactation – even increased attention. How to properly care for the mammary glands when you are still expecting a baby and after being born? When is any additional breast care needed? How to avoid unwanted problems and diseases? Do you need…

Breastfeeding Is Beautiful but the Start Is Often Stressful

Breastfeeding Is Beautiful but the Start Is Often Stressful

How to Healthily Cope With the Stress of Breastfeeding Every expecting mother who decides to breastfeed has two main questions on her mind: “Will my milk come? and “Will it be enough?” This is normal. What’s not so typical is that almost every woman who gives birth is pushed to believe that she does not…

How to Deal with Breastfeeding Pain

How to Deal with Breastfeeding Pain

Breastfeeding Pain: Common Causes and Tips Many new moms give up breastfeeding because their experience becomes so painful that they cannot stand it. But what they don’t know is that it is not supposed to be this way. The mother, whose story you just read, emailed me explaining that breastfeeding “hurts like hell” and that…

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mom One of the most common reasons for maternal death and admission to the Intensive Care Unit after birth is postpartum hemorrhage (extensive internal bleeding). However, breastfeeding early and often after birth (ideally, we should start within the first half-hour after delivery) can prevent it. When we place the baby at…

How to Correct a Poor Latch on While Breast Feeding

How to Correct a Poor Latch on While Breast Feeding

How to Get a Proper Breastfeeding Latch Breast milk is the first and best gift you give your newborn. Proper latching — the act of your baby suckling the nipple and areola for feeding — is vital for conducive drinking. A poor latch-on prohibits your baby from pulling out your milk and can cause cracked…

Breastfeeding: Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Breastfeeding: Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk?

Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk? Let me start by saying that baby’s crying is never a reliable sign of whether the baby needs more food. Babies cry for several reasons early after birth, among which are: transitioning to a new way of life outside the womb, learning to breathe, being cold, being hot,…