Category: <span>Breastfeeding</span>

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Breastfeeding is The Best: Advantages of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Advantages of breastfeeding Breast milk is the best nutrition you can offer your newborn. Breastfeeding offers tremendous health benefits to both mother and child. It is specially designed to cater for all your child’s nutritional needs in the first six months of life. For maximum benefits, breastfeeding should be initiated soon after the birth...

August 6, 2018December 19, 2023by
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Breastfeeding: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How does breastfeeding my baby benefit me? A: Breastfeeding is good for you for the following reasons: Breastfeeding burns as many as 500 extra calories each day, which may make it easier to lose the weight you gained during pregnancy. Women who breastfeed longer have lower rates of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure,...

August 6, 2018December 19, 2023by
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SPECIFIC NUTRITION RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BREASTFEEDING WOMEN

Lactation period refers to the duration when the mother breastfeeds her child. A Nutritious dietary intake is therefore particularly important and has to be different from a mother who has to feed her child orally. The food intake should be such that it meets her nutritional requirements besides ensuring adequate milk production for the baby....

August 2, 2018December 9, 2023by
Is it Normal To Fall Asleep While You Are Breastfeeding?
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Is it Normal To Fall Asleep While You Are Breastfeeding?

One of the most beautiful experiences of motherhood is breastfeeding your little one. We do understand the feeling of holding your baby in your arm close to you and nourishing them. But the same precious moment can be dangerous for your baby. Shocked? Yes. It is unsafe for your baby if you fall asleep while...

January 22, 2018December 11, 2023by
10 Reasons Why Breast Feeding is essential for your Baby?
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10 Reasons Why Breast Feeding is essential for your Baby?

WHO recommends breast feeding for all babies for first 1000 days(270 in mothers womb and 730 after birth). Research has shown that is the most simple intervention which can help decrease under five mortality by as much as 13%. Lets look at top 10 reasons why you should choose it for your baby.   1....

December 15, 2016December 19, 2023by
Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding
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Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding

What is meant by complementary feeding? Complementary feeding means giving other foods and liquids to complement, not replace, the nutrients in breast milk. Breastfeeding for two years of age or longer helps a child to develop and grow strong and healthy. When should a baby begin to receive complementary foods? Babies should begin to receive...

December 13, 2016December 11, 2023by
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Breastfeeding for the Good Health and Development of Babies

Motherhood Chaitanya Hospital is a baby friendly hospital and we here encourage Breastfeeding for the Good Health and Development of Babies. Health benefits for Infants Breast milk is the ideal food for newborns and infants. It gives infants all the nutrients they need for healthy development. It is safe and contains antibodies that help protect infants...

August 6, 2016December 9, 2023by
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Common Problems associated with breastfeeding with solutions

Problem 1: Latching pain It’s normal for your nipples to feel sore when you first start to breastfeed, especially if you’re a first-timer. But if baby has latched and the pain lasts longer than a minute , check the positioning. Solution: Try to achieve an asymmetrical latch where baby’s mouth covers more of the areola...

August 3, 2016December 9, 2023by
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Facts and Myths of Breastfeeding

One of the things a mother prepares herself for in the last few months of pregnancy is breastfeeding. Not that it is a problematic activity but it requires a certain amount of physical as well as psychological preparation. And then there are so many advice and guidance flowing into your ears that eventually it is...

August 2, 2016December 19, 2023by
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Tips to prepare for Breastfeeding to make those days Delightful!

Mother’s milk is elixir for a newborn that nourishes it’s body and brain, boosts immunity not to forget it’s his first bonding after opening his eyes to a new world. The process of breastfeeding is indeed a strenuous task both physically and psychologically; but it also consists of the most comforting and intimate moments that...

July 21, 2016May 9, 2023by
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