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Nutrition and Your Baby
Consult your health care provider before giving vitamins and nutritional supplements to your baby.
Breastfeeding is the normal way to feed her baby. It may, however, whether it is a skill that both your baby and you have to learn. You’ll get a lot of exercise since you ask your baby in the 8 to 12 times per day during the first month or so milk contains the right mix of nutrients that feed your baby by giving a balanced combination of single fat, vitamins, minerals, sugars and proteins. Your breast milk helps your baby to fight against infections and diseases. Your child will benefit throughout his life.
Health Canada recommends that breastfed infants receive a daily supplement of 400 IU of vitamin D until they are a year or that the mother stops breastfeeding. After one year, the diet of all children should contain 200 IU of vitamin D per day.
Alternatives to breast milk
Health Canada indicates that infant formula is the alternative most acceptable to breast milk until the baby is between 9 and 12 months. This preparation should be based on cow’s milk with added iron.
Milk pasteurized whole cow can be added to the mixed system of the baby after the age of 9 months. If your child does not tolerate products containing cow’s milk, talk to your doctor about other options.
The only criteria to suggest the inadequacy of milk supply are proving to be the weight curve and the number of wet diapers a day. Indeed, some babies seem content to undernourishment and show no disorder or sleep or bowel. Others, cons, sufficient food, screaming with energy after feeding and calling the “rab” …! Insufficient milk supply is experiencing multiple causes, the most important are putting in late, incomplete evacuation of the breasts, worry and fatigue of the mother often depressed, genetic factors etc. Read the rest of this entry »
The first days
By the end of pregnancy, certain hormones promote breastfeeding. Breasts secrete colostrum. This first milk, orange yellow, is very valuable: it contains a large amount of vitamins, minerals and antibodies , which protect the infant against infections.
It is therefore important to take advantage of the first period of arousal of the newborn, usually within the first two hours, to put it in. Many babies take the breast properly or touch or lick that stimulate the production of milk by his mother. Some babies can be very tired after their arrival in the world and are not ready to drink. If so your little one, keep it in skin to skin to stimulate it and try later. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast milk is the best food for the growth of children.It contains everything that the chili-bini in the amount they need most appropriate:proteins, sugars, fats,vitamins and minerals.Breast milk protects many infectious diseases there, as it transmits many of the defenses that the Mom has.Infants should be fed to breast very early, before the first hours after birth.The First time mothers can have difficulty: it can happen for example that the pic-coli from sticking to the breast with difficulty, that sucking is painful, or that the milk is or appears to lack. Read the rest of this entry »
Motherhood and work do not go at first seem very hand, working and being a mother of a young baby is not easy. Adapting to the new situation will require time and effort. It can happen even to the mother feel guilty for having to delegate the care of the baby to someone else. The initial separation costs a lot, therefore, upon returning to work is necessary to leave the baby in the care of someone you trust 100%. That will allow the mother to go to work with peace of mind that your little son is in good hands.
The little baby is a totally helpless, that requires total commitment from his mother. But if she should return to work, inevitably you can not directly deal with the baby all the time. This does not make it neither better nor worse mother. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast milk is the best food for the puppy to man is perfect to cover his nutritional needs at least the first six months of life and, in addition, contains maternal antibodies, and has a powerful protective effect against diseases. More precisely, it ensures the child a temporary immunity from all diseases to which the mother is resistant.
Hence the idea that breastfeeding is the single most natural world and the initiation of both intended to be held always in the most harmonious of ways. But things is not like that: sometimes begin to breastfeed and continue breastfeeding can present obstacles. Here are the rules that help to overcome them (or even prevent the onset). Read the rest of this entry »
Breastfeeding is more than just feed her baby. It is build and maintain a relationship with her child. It is living a real special moment, moments of sharing and love.
You said everything that is important to know about breast pump sometimes used for reasons of convenience, sometimes also by medical necessity. Read the rest of this entry »
Diarrhea is fairly common in infants mainly during the winter months. It is important to monitor the child to intervene and prevent a risk of dehydration. Indeed, this problem can occur quickly if the diarrhea is common and highly liquid.
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Constipation in a baby is a concern for parents. We talk about real constipation in infants when the stools are rare (less than three times a week) but also when they are hard.
The causes of constipation
Most constipation in children are “functional”, it means they are not related to illness, disease states. The problem of transit is generally related to dietary factors, nutritional … and sometimes related to its environment. If, for example, the baby is being weaned (from breastfeeding the breast to bottle), a temporary constipation may occur due to the change in diet. The transit should gradually return to normal disrupted. Read the rest of this entry »
The benefits of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is the best way to meet the needs of the infant. Breast milk contains minerals, all of which are adapted to the digestive system of the newborn and evenly balanced. He brings more antibodies that strengthen the immune system. Generally, a nursing child is stronger than formula-fed infant in the first months of life. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding for six months.
Breastfeeding is a special moment between mother and infant. It helps build an emotional bond and unique sensory. Finally, it facilitates the depletion of the mother. Read the rest of this entry »