Jan 28, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding, Post Pregnancy

Breast Feeding Phantom, Forceful Let-Down

Breast Feeding Phantom, Forceful Let-Down
A number of mothers report experiencing MER (milk ejection reflex) or strong let-down generally taking place earlier in the nursing bond. As majority of the moms go through numerous MER incidents during a feeding session, it could make breast feeding rather discomforting for them. A forceful MER could be the outcome of too profuse milk supply. An overactive or quite forceful let-down could be exasperating for mothers as well as their babies. In case an over-copious milk production is causal to breast feeding issues like the infant refusing breasts or gulps/chokes at the time of feeding, then such mothers must be working  [...]

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Jan 25, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Health, Staying Fit

Back Pain During Pregnancy – Fortifying Exercises for All Mothers

Back Pain During Pregnancy – Fortifying Exercises for All Mothers
Nearly 80% of expectant mothers would be experiencing back pain at some or the other stage in their gestation period. Acuteness of back pain during pregnancy varies from slight discomforting sensation subsequent to have stood for protracted spans of time to incapacitating pains which interfere with day-to-day existence. Though experiencing back pains during gestational period could be an indication of something more consequential like labor, mostly, it is the outcomes of bodily variations. Spinal vulnerability during pregnancy is caused by hormonal manufacture at the time of gestation which lowers joint stability, increase  [...]

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Jan 20, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Symptoms & Fixes

Implantation Bleeding

Implantation Bleeding
Implantation bleeding is discharge or bleeding from the vagina (traces of pink or brown tinged blood) emitted when the egg post-fertilization has burrowed into the uterine lining - known as blastocyst at this stage. Solely one-third of pregnant females would be experiencing implantation bleeding and it could be misconstrued to be early miscarriage or onset of menstrual bleeding. Women who experience this form of bleeding must avoid hitting the panic button as it is a completely harmless phenomenon. When does implantation bleeding occur? A woman could conceive a number of days post sexual contact or it could occur merely  [...]

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Jan 18, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding, Post Pregnancy

Breast Pain in Lactating Mothers – Understanding Causes & Management Tips

Breast Pain in Lactating Mothers – Understanding Causes & Management Tips
Breast pain while nursing could arise due to several reasons. Mostly the foremost aspect that dodges your memory is that it’s mastitis. On every occasion a breastfeeding mother experiences pains in her breasts, it is a sign that something isn’t right and it is never a good thing to overlook any message that your body is giving. The use of hot compress applications & pain killers like Tylenol for breast pain would solely be helping the woman in dealing with her discomforting sensation and would not essentially be getting to the root of the issue. In case of mastitis in the breasts, one would experience soreness  [...]

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Jan 13, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding, Post Pregnancy

Nipple Pain – Commonly Made Breastfeeding Mistakes

Nipple Pain – Commonly Made Breastfeeding Mistakes
Nipple Pain can be sheer agony & generally avoidable. Despite this fact, several moms go through this pain. The highly publicised proper latching onto the breasts is the essence to attaining nipple comfort at the time of feeds. Veteran breastfeeding moms mostly would be remembering the breastfeeding positions they deployed with their elder infants instead of what positions are best-suiting their new born baby. Regrettably, numerous manuscripts on nipple pain are ineffectual tutors of proper latching. Here are some indications of incorrect latching to ascertain whether this is the reason for the currently experienced  [...]

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Jan 11, 2011
Posted in Older Baby, Young Baby

Car Seats During Air Travel – Useful Tips for Parents

Car Seats During Air Travel – Useful Tips for Parents
You are all geared up for vacating abroad – flight-bookings, baggage packing done and buggy set to go. Though when it comes to car seats, most parents are confused on whether they could be bringing it along on the flight or would it be fitting in the flight seat? How must one correctly be installing car seats? Here is useful advice for all parents in such situations. Must parents be bringing along car seats on flights? Certainly bringing along car seat is deemed as a safe strategy as there are several tricky scenarios that can be encountered like turbulences on air or the most dreaded – a crash survived, though what  [...]

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Jan 6, 2011
Posted in Pregnancy Care

Seat Belt Safety Information for Expectant Mothers

Seat Belt Safety Information for Expectant Mothers
Vehicular accident cases are the prime reason for mortality among pregnant females & also the top reason for trauma-linked hospitalizations during gestational period in the United States. Hence clipping on that seat belt is the ideal means of preventing injuries & death for mothers during motor mishaps. How safe are seat belts for foetuses? Studies have shown that foetuses have the most favourable survival chances during vehicle crashes when mothers use their seat belts in a proper manner. There's absence of proof suggesting seat belt usage being harmful to the developing fetus. The use of seat belt vastly lowers  [...]

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Jan 4, 2011
Posted in Baby Care

Babies and Constipation

Babies and Constipation
Till the time the child is diapered, whatever is pooped would be there for one to witness while changing diapers. In those years, faeces undergo myriad alterations. Initial pooping is the thick-consistency, gummy, tar-like meconium faeces comprising of partially older skin cells which are discarded & then ingested when the infant is yet in-vivo. In the initial seven days or so, all this would be cast off, in nursed infants to soft-textured,  They generally appear similar to chrome mustard having some seed-like presence. Once the infant is a week in age, he/she would be passing such agreeable faeces around eight to ten  [...]

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Jan 1, 2011
Posted in News, Pregnancy Care

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs unsafe for Pregnant Women & Little Ones

Energy Efficient Light Bulbs unsafe for Pregnant Women & Little Ones
Eco bulbs or energy efficient light bulbs are at the core of new health alert just lately, subsequent to scientists asserting that they emit rather risky levels of mercury on rupture. Amounts of lethal vapours in close vicinity of the shattered eco bulbs were twenty folds more as compared to what is deemed as risk-free rule limitation for indoors areas, the trial has indicated. Moreover, cracked bulbs tend to be potentially risky to expectant mothers, infants & little kids. The worries encase CFL or compact fluorescent lamp type which is a commonly used eco bulb in U.K. that are  miniscule adaptations of strip-light  [...]

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