Truth behind Pregnancy While Breastfeeding Revealed by Experts

A common myth that often circulates around the ‘new mother’ circles is that one can’t get pregnant while breastfeeding a baby. In fact, there is a condition called lactation amenorrhea which causes postnatal menstrual disruptions during the breast feeding phase. This often leads people to think that they might have become pregnant even when it is impossible. However, Jennifer Wider, a reputed MD clarifies that the condition is a result of prolactin secretion and estrogen suppression, a common condition in postnatal women. Many doctors often advise new mothers to use the Lactation Amenorrhea Method of contraception. This process entails heavy breastfeeding to reduce ovulation and estrogen secretion by increasing prolactin requirement of the body. However, this is no sure [...]

Jennifer Metcalfe posts to embrace herself and others new mommy bodies

Jennifer Metcalfe celebrates her new mom body while encouraging several new mothers out there! After four weeks of giving birth to her son, she posted her perfect new-mommy body picture on Instagram with a really motivating saying. What was on her mind, certainly gave a boost to many mothers who don’t like their body post pregnancy. It’s a general trend that celebrities are posting their pre-delivery picture with a baby bump and breaking certain body stereotypes. But, 34 years old Jennifer Metcalfe has taken another step to break the concept of ‘perfect body’ type, post pregnancy. “I feel it is important that we see unfiltered bodies during pregnancy and after babies are born, and celebrate the new body! I [...]

Pumping breast milk

Pumping breast milk is essential when you have a baby.... When to do it Pumping breast milk consists in collecting breast milk by a manual or mechanical method that allows you to store it so your baby can keep being breastfed even when you are not around. The most common reason for moms to collect milk is going back to work when the baby is still nursing. It is also useful when you are tired and really need a full night of sleep, since you can delegate the feeding to your partner if you collect milk beforehand. Before the time of need comes you should practice since the process can be a little tricky in the beginning. Pumping breast [...]

Newborn baby care

Your life is changing forever with your newborn arrival..! When you first bring your baby home it can be an over-whelming experience, especially if he is your first. It is important to know what to expect and how to react to the most common situations. You should take time to adjust and when in doubt call your doctor or mid-wife for instructions. Initially, your baby can be a little weird-looking since he may be covered in fine hair called lanugo, have a puffy face, shut eyes and be a little smooched. You should not worry as this is all normal and he should resemble more a typical baby in a few days. Your baby likes to be held and [...]

Breast feeding tips

Breastfeeding Tips and Tricks for New Moms... Breast milk is definitely best for babies. Moreover, the benefits of breastfeeding actually extend well beyond basic nutrition for babies. In fact, this contains all the necessary vitamins and nutrients that your baby needs for the first six months of his or her life. Moreover, this is packed with disease fighting substances that help protect your baby from diseases. This is one of the reasons why the pediatric health care providers all over the world recommend exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months. Aside from this, breastfeeding offers health benefits to mothers, as well. Breastfeeding is Best for Both Babies and Mommies Breastfeeding protects your baby from illnesses including stomach viruses, ear [...]

Breastfeeding tips

Whether or not you are a new mother, breastfeeding can be a real challenge... Every baby is unique and has their own specific needs. Here are some breastfeeding tips to make nursing a bit easier. Breastfeeding is not only a great way to bond with your baby, but it has many health benefits as well. It will help build up your baby’s immune system to fight off many childhood diseases, may aid in preventing them from developing allergies and reduces the risk of SIDS. Breastfeeding has benefits for you as well. It helps reduce post-delivery bleeding and aids in returning your uterus to its normal size, it helps you lose your baby weight as it can burn up to [...]

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Breastfeeding

We answer some of your questions regarding the basics of breastfeeding... Now that you are about to give birth, you are probably wondering if breastfeeding is the best option as opposed to formula. Breastfeeding will ensure that your baby is getting the proper nutrition for health and development. It is also a great way to bond with your baby. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 77 percent of babies are now breastfed, which is an increase of 60 percent in the last ten years. Breast milk in and of itself is a complete food as it contains about 400 nutrients in addition to hormones and disease fighting compounds, none of which are present in formula. As [...]

2017-07-06T07:35:40+00:00Categories: Baby|Tags: , , , |