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5 Benefits Of Breastfeeding You Didn’t Know

Breast milk contains all the important nutrients required for your baby's development mentally and physically. Breastfeeding also improves the bond between your and baby and makes your baby smarter. It can help mothers lose weight, reduce the risk of post-partum depression, and help the uterus return to its original size. Oxytocin plays an important role in providing you with these benefits.
Breastfeeding has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer

5 Ways How Breastfeeding Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Lifestyle factors are often attributed to the development of breast cancer. However, there are some ways to reduce the risk of developing it and breastfeeding is one known way. It has been shown repeatedly that women who breastfeed are at lesser risk of developing breast cancer after menopause. Even just five months of breastfeeding for mothers of all ages can reduce the risk by up to 2 percent. A hormonal link also exists, and it can be said that breastfeeding helps release oxytocin which has protective effects.

7 Tricks To Survive Sleep Deprivation After Your Baby’s Birth

You may have planned things well in advance before your baby's birth—sleeping with the baby in the cradle next to you, spending some time with...

8 Annoying Things Moms Have To Deal With After A C-Section

A C-section birth is more than going through the process of receiving an anesthesia, incision, stitches, and recovery from the surgery. What follows after...

5 Critical Things All New Moms Should Know

New mothers generally have a lot in their minds and on their hands. Being responsible for another life is a scary job to have....

Does The Body Start Producing Breast Milk During Pregnancy?

Your body starts preparing way early for the little one's arrival. Making sure that your baby stays well nourished after they are born, your...

How Crucial It Is To Breastfeed Within One Hour Of Birth?

Your baby is born with the sucking reflex, which means they have the ability to suckle and drink breast milk even before they are...

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Have House Guests Right After Having a Baby

Every expectant mom is armed with a birth plan. But, do you have a postpartum plan? The postpartum period is all about baby and...

All You Need To Know About Colostrum (First Breast Milk)

Yellow colored, concentrated breast milk produced when you start breastfeeding is completely normal and is called colostrum, or first breast milk. Although it is produced in quantities as low as 2 ml – which is more than sufficient– colostrum is crucial for the immunity of your newborn as it is rich in white blood cells that ward off infections. Not just that, it is also abundant in minerals like zinc and calcium as well as proteins.
Healthy Breastfeeding Alternatives To Support Your Child's Health

Healthy Alternatives For The Mothers Who Can’t Breastfeed

As a mother, you always want the very best for your little bundle of joy, in terms of their overall health. However, supporting your baby's health can be a problem if you're not able to breastfeed your kid. Fortunately, there are alternatives you can choose, like using donor milk, a homemade formula, or buying commercial products that are organic and which will kickstart your baby's health in the right manner.
Health Effects Of Insufficient Water Intake During Pregnancy

Negative Effects Of Insufficient Water Intake During Pregnancy

Water is very important for pregnant women. They must drink more water than normal people as water is critical for the healthy development of the fetus. Even the amniotic sac in which the fetus develops consists of water. Inadequate intake of water affects the mother and the child. When dehydration occurs, it can even reduce the quantity of the breast milk produced and cause under-nourishment of the child.

Will Breastfeeding Affect Baby’s Health If Mother Falls Sick ?

Mothers often worry about getting sick and passing the infection to their babies while breastfeeding. Apparently, before the symptoms show up they have already...

5 Realizations You Will Have In The First 24 Hours Of Having Your Baby

Meeting your baby after nine months of waiting is an exciting event. You will be overwhelmed with a lot of emotions. In the midst...
Take caution with breast implants as they have risks of their own

7 Potential Risks Of Your Breast Implants

Breast implants are a common enough cosmetic procedure, and yet many people go into it without knowing the consequences fully. Your choice of material for implants determines side effects as well as how long the implant will last. Implants can hinder breastfeeding and hide cancers on a mammogram. They do rupture, and they may need follow up surgeries for a lifetime. An increased risk of depression and substance abuse has been found in women after a breast cosmetic surgery.

How Nipple Confusion Can Make Your Baby Balk At Breast ?

Babies who are made to switch between breastfeeding and bottle feed or offered pacifiers too early, often hesitate from latching or altogether forget the...