Apr 1, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding, Post Pregnancy

Mastitis Symptoms Among Breastfeeding Mothers

Mastitis Symptoms Among Breastfeeding Mothers
Mastitis is a condition wherein the breast develops inflammation & becomes red, tender and painful. An infection might be present; hence it is always prudent to seek consultation of a healthcare expert for determining if the use of antibiotics is needed. Abscesses could result from infections in the breasts which have then to be operatively drained, though this could be averted at all times by proper treatment of mastitis. Mastitis Symptoms A section or the entire breast is too agonizing, hot, sore, reddish & has swelling. Several mothers could isolate a specific inflamed region whereas as on other situations there  [...]

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Mar 15, 2011
Posted in Post Pregnancy

Feng Shui Your Nursery for a Healthy & Thriving Environment

Feng Shui Your Nursery for a Healthy & Thriving Environment
Followers of the three thousand years old Chinese practice of Feng Shui are strong believers of the fact that for having a house where affluence, good luck & successes would flourish, arrangement of space needs to be done in accordance for promoting free flow of chi (energy). In regards to the little one arriving, Feng Shui could be deployed as a crucial means of grounding your infant in a healthful & thriving setting. Many Feng Shui beliefs are to be taken into consideration while one arranges the infant’s nursery like where the infant’s bedroom is located inside the home & furnishings arrangements alongside  [...]

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Feb 17, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding, Post Pregnancy

Engorged Breasts During Nursing – Handy Expert Advice

Engorged Breasts During Nursing – Handy Expert Advice
Breasts feeling full are normally experienced among nearly all lactating mothers once their milk has come in two to five days following child delivery. Women might feel full, heavy, sore and warmness in their breasts arising from breast tissue that swell up due to accruement of milk, blood & lymphatic fluid in the milk ducts when milk starts being produced. This sense of feeling full in the breasts is not abnormal when breast tissues can be compressed & one doesn’t sense unwell (pains or fevers atypically felt). Engorged breasts could develop from such typical fullness when mothers decide to not nurse whilst milk  [...]

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Feb 3, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding, Post Pregnancy

Breast Feeding Twins- Tips for Taking Challenges in Your Stride

Breast Feeding Twins- Tips for Taking Challenges in Your Stride
Any mother of twins would wholeheartedly agree to the need for being doubly dedicated & putting in more effort in regards to breast feeding twins rather a sole infant. Also the responsibilities of breastfeeding duo little ones can overwhelm even the perseverant & buoyant of women. There are common worries that bog down mothers who nurse twins like would they be producing ample milk for nourishing both of them or have concerns about the extent of time that would be devoted towards nursing two babies & that one would never be getting any breaks from the ceaseless nursing duties. Weariness & feeds dedicate the  [...]

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Feb 1, 2011
Posted in Baby Feeding, Post Pregnancy

Breastfeeding Advice After Cesarean Section Birth

Breastfeeding Advice After Cesarean Section Birth
In the U.S., almost 2 from 4 deliveries is a c-section, several of which occur unexpectedly, hence it is always prudent for pregnant women to be well-informed & edified regarding the procedure and how to successfully manage breastfeeding thereafter. Caesarean section (surgical birthing) could have an affect on the nursing experience in a number of ways. Commencement of nursing is mostly postponed since women who deliver via caesarean section mostly require some additional time in physical recovery to an extent that they could hold & nurse their newly born. No sooner has full consciousness & alertness been attained  [...]

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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 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
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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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Oct 19, 2010
Posted in Post Pregnancy

Best Breast Care Tips for Non-Nursing Women

Best Breast Care Tips for Non-Nursing Women
Taking proper care of breasts subsequent to child delivery is important for all new mothers. Females who plan on not breastfeeding their infant or not able to breastfeed due to some reason would require taking specific care of their breasts. For around 4 days post-childbirth, the milk might not come in the breasts however when the breasts do start filling up with milk, several measures should be taken for avoiding discomforting sensations. Leaking of milk from the breasts is generally an issue that arises a couple of weeks or thirty days post childbirth. Beyond that instant, a woman’s body would comprehend that her milk is  [...]

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Oct 7, 2010
Posted in Post Pregnancy, Staying Fit

Weight Loss Pills Usage Among Breastfeeding Mothers – Safe or Sorry

Weight Loss Pills Usage Among Breastfeeding Mothers – Safe or Sorry
New moms mostly feel the strong urge to shed excess pounds gained at the time of pregnancy as quickly as doable. Subsequent to child birth, a number of mothers have to shed twenty or above pounds for attaining their pre-gestation weight. News moms who breastfeed their babies offer life-long health advantages to them due to the rich hormone, antibody and enzyme presences which have shielding properties. Mothers who formula feed their infants could take weight loss pills in case they desire to for weight-loss however nursing mothers should be approaching weight reduction in a different manner. Weight Loss Pills The markets  [...]

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