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Weaning a Baby from Breastfeeding – How?

If you are exclusively breastfeeding your baby, when do you need to start weaning your baby? It is recommended that you continue to breastfeed your baby up to 2 years of age. However, your own circumstances may be different and you may choose to do so when you are ready. You may be returning to work and need to have your child weaned to make the transition easier. I suggest you give yourself a couple weeks to attempt to wean your baby since it must be done gradually. You want to start by … [Read More]

How to Breastfeed your Baby

How to Breastfeed your Baby

You have just delivered your new baby, chances are your baby is ready to eat. If you will be breastfeeding your baby, now is the time to start. Your baby has come screaming into the world, she's alert, now is a great time to start bonding by feeding your new baby. You may be exhausted and scared but don't worry you will get the hang of things. The shock will wear off and then you'll realize that your baby has to eat. Breastfeeding is never how you imagined because when you pictured it, you … [Read More]

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

Formula feeding or breastfeeding? What are the benefits of breastfeeding for your baby? Breastfeeding is definitely the best choice for your baby, but why is that? Mother's breast milk is the best food for your newborn. It has all the nutrients your baby needs for the first 6 months of your baby's life. The first milk or colostrum that your body produces has a higher protein and lower fat content than your regular milk. It looks thicker and darker in color. Colostrum is packed with … [Read More]

Healthy Babies

Weaning a Baby from Breastfeeding – How?

If you are exclusively breastfeeding your baby, when do you need to start weaning your baby? It is recommended that you continue to breastfeed your baby up to 2 years of age. However, your own circumstances may be different and you may choose to do so when you are ready. You may be returning to [...]

What is the Average Baby Weight?

The average weight of your newborn that is full-term (37-40 weeks) can be anywhere from 5 lbs 8 ounces up to 10 lbs. There are several factors that can affect your baby’s weight which is different for every mother. Several factors can affect your baby’s weight including: Weight of Mother: if the mother is under [...]

How to Breastfeed your Baby

You have just delivered your new baby, chances are your baby is ready to eat. If you will be breastfeeding your baby, now is the time to start. Your baby has come screaming into the world, she’s alert, now is a great time to start bonding by feeding your new baby. You may be exhausted [...]

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Mother

Breastfeeding benefits mothers as well as their babies. It is the best choice for your baby because it can protect them against illnesses and provides the best nutrients for their bodies. What benefits does the mother get out of this? After the birth, each time your breastfeed, your body releases oxytocin which helps your uterus [...]

What to Pack for the Hospital – Labor

If you are in your last trimester, you should think about packing your hospital bag. You never know when the baby will decide to make his or her appearance. What an exciting time when you are getting especially anxious. With all the emotion and nerves, it is better to be prepared now so that there [...]

5 Tips to Reduce Stress for Moms

Are you feeling overwhelmed? How can you reduce your own stress levels as a mom? As a mother, your job is a 24 hour one, children need to eat, go to school, learn, play, bathe, and sleep, all with your help. It’s no wonder, we feel burnt out by the end of the day. What [...]

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Weaning a Baby from Breastfeeding – How?

If you are exclusively breastfeeding your baby, when do you need to start weaning your baby? It is recommended that you continue to breastfeed your baby up to 2 years of age. However, your own circumstances may be different and you may choose to do so when you are ready. You may be returning to work and need to have your child weaned to make the transition easier. I suggest you give yourself a couple weeks to attempt to wean your baby since it must be done gradually. You want to start by … Read More

What is the Average Baby Weight?

The average weight of your newborn that is full-term (37-40 weeks) can be anywhere from 5 lbs 8 ounces up to 10 lbs. There are several factors that can affect your baby's weight which is different for every mother. Several factors can affect your baby's weight including: Weight of Mother: if the mother is under weight, you may have a smaller baby and if you are overweight, you may have a larger baby Genetics: the height and build of the parents Sex of baby: boys are generally … Read More

How to Breastfeed your Baby

How to Breastfeed your Baby

You have just delivered your new baby, chances are your baby is ready to eat. If you will be breastfeeding your baby, now is the time to start. Your baby has come screaming into the world, she's alert, now is a great time to start bonding by feeding your new baby. You may be exhausted and scared but don't worry you will get the hang of things. The shock will wear off and then you'll realize that your baby has to eat. Breastfeeding is never how you imagined because when you pictured it, you … Read More

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

Formula feeding or breastfeeding? What are the benefits of breastfeeding for your baby? Breastfeeding is definitely the best choice for your baby, but why is that? Mother's breast milk is the best food for your newborn. It has all the nutrients your baby needs for the first 6 months of your baby's life. The first milk or colostrum that your body produces has a higher protein and lower fat content than your regular milk. It looks thicker and darker in color. Colostrum is packed with … Read More

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