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7 Tips To Surviving Early Motherhood

It’s okay for you and junior to step out. Get comfortable with breastfeeding outside. Talk to like-minded people. Join a mum’s group -- exchange notes. Be patient in frustrating moments -- they’re momentary. Do not be finicky about cleanliness. Some exposure to germs can do your baby good. Think logically, buy only what you need. Cut yourself some slack. Set aside some self-time.

Few Truths About Sex After Pregnancy You Should Know

Things were going along just fine in the sex department until you got pregnant, and nine months later, out popped a wailing newborn. Body...

Infant Care: 9 Essential Tips For First-Time Parents

Congratulations on the birth of your baby! A new and fascinating stage in your life has just begun. Caring for a newborn, especially your...

How To Control A Baby’s Fever

The most common cause of fevers in babies is a viral infection. In some cases, teething can cause a slight increase in body temperature....

5 Tips To Manage Cravings While Breastfeeding

Sleep deprivation can cause sugar cravings as your body wants an instant energy fix, so rest well. Often, thirst is mistaken for sugar craving, so stay hydrated. Include foods like sweet/white potato, squash, bananas and plantains that give you natural sugar as well as vitamins, minerals and fiber. Be easy on yourself even if you give in to sugar cravings, once a while.

Nursing, Nutrition And Nerve Supply Are Critical For Your Baby

Breast milk has the perfect combination of nutrients for your infant's growth and immunity. As your baby grows, a balanced nutritious diet with lean protein, vegetables and fruit contributes to healthy bones and normal development. Injuries to the spine and nerve system can have long term physical and behavioral consequences; early detection can help mitigate risks.
How Important Is Milk For Toddlers?

How Important Is Milk For Toddlers?

Breastfeeding is recommended for first 6 months and to be continued for 1 to 2 years of life or longer. Breastfed children are better nourished with immunity-boosting properties than formula fed ones. Cow's milk is a great replacement for mother's milk. It is an excellent source of calcium and vit D. Avoiding cow's milk can lead to issues with bone health in later life.

5 Amazing Health Benefits Of Probiotics While Breastfeeding

Probiotics increase the immuno-protective potential of breast milk helping fight Atopic Eczema and enable the infant's digestive system to mature faster, improve bowel movements and prevent constipation. They regulate good bacteria helping fight fungal infections like thrush. A healthy brain-gut connection helps prevent Autism, ADHD and mood disorders in kids.
10 Natural Home Remedies For Treating Ear Infections

10 Natural Home Remedies For Ear Infections

Apply a cloth dipped in warm water to the affected ear. Heat a small amount of salt or rice, place in a clean cotton cloth and place on affected part. Tea tree oil with olive oil, colloidal silver and apple cider vinegar are also beneficial. Drops of garlic oil, heated mango leaf juice, holy basil, olive oil, breast milk or onion juice can treat infections caused by fungus.

Ideal Diet To Enhance Nourishing Power Of Breast Milk

Omega 3 rich diet (supplements or foods) enriches quality of breast milk, improving cognitive functions and protecting baby from infections. Milk from overweight mothers (pre-pregnancy BMI more than 25) has lower beneficial bacteria and higher numbers of potentially pathogenic bacterial strains, which can leave the baby more exposed to infections.
Breast-feeding And Alcohol Is It Fine To Drink While Nursing

Breast-feeding And Alcohol: Is It Fine To Drink While Nursing?

Don’t confuse drinking while nursing, with drinking while pregnant. Having a few glasses of alcohol while you’re nursing may be okay if there are celebrations. But, it’s better to avoid it. If you have to drink, wait for at least 30-45 mins before breast-feeding your child, so that your alcohol levels can drop and your child will be away from harm.
Raspberry Leaf Tea Best Tea For Women

Raspberry Leaf Tea: Best Tea For Women

Raspberry, belongs to the rose family and is often referred to as the ‘woman’s herb’ by herbalists. It has eight species, some of them...
8 Super Foods For Breast Feeding Mothers

8 Super Foods For Breastfeeding Mothers

Ghee - Improves digestion, nourishes tissue, strengthens the immune system, Oatmeal - Increases milk production, Pomegranate - blood purifier, rich in antioxidants and a symbol of fertility, Ginger - stops uterine bleeding and increases immunity, Garlic - increases milk supply and detoxifies the body after birth, Raspberry leaf - phosphorous and vitamins.
Benefits of Breast-feeding for Mother and Baby.

Benefits of Breast-feeding for Mother and Baby.

Birth is the independent journey the baby takes, and mother’s milk is the first and THE most important food. The mother and baby are...
Breastfeeding for new Mothers

Breastfeeding for new Mothers

Motherhood and breastfeeding: Entering motherhood and bringing a new life into this world is undoubtedly the most overwhelming experience for all mothers, particularly at the...