The cry of an infant is a signal to the world for help. Learning to distinguish between these signals is part of the process of learning to be a parent. Most of the time babies cry because they are hungry. The golden rule for the breastfeeding mother is to put the baby to her breast… [ Continue Reading ]
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Human Milk Bank: Milk for high risk infants
The primary aim of milk banking is to supply human milk to high risk infants who, for some reason or the other, cannot be directly breast fed. The best way to collect milk for the bank is by manual expression into a clean container. It is less likely to be contaminated than that collected by… [ Continue Reading ]
How much should you eat during pregnancy?
Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. Yet, being pregnant is a worryfilled time too. To be certain you’ve done everything right and to make sure that your baby gets a healthy start, it is imperative to know about what you should eat and how much weight you should gain…. [ Continue Reading ]