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Newborn Twins Don't Even Know They're Out Of The Womb

Create: 01/20/2017 - 11:11
Newborn Twins Don't Even Know They're Out Of The Womb
They’re already born, but they might not know it yet. A video of a unique bath is offering an amazing look at what life must like for twins in the womb, with the babies cuddling and embracing as if they were still in their mom’s belly.
 
The newborns cling to each other as they float in a basin full of water, with adult hands gently cradling and supporting their tiny bodies. At one point, water is carefully poured over their foreheads and eyes, while their noses and mouths stay above the surface so they can breathe comfortably.
 

How to First Breastfeed a Newborn Baby?

Create: 01/07/2017 - 05:05
How to First Breastfeed a Newborn Baby?
Preparing to breastfeed before your baby is born can really boost your chances of breastfeeding success. To start breastfeeding well and get off to the best start you need to learn about how breastfeeding works, try and initiate breastfeeding and skin to skin contact after the birth and understand the natural feedback loops involved in building your milk supply. The more you understand about breastfeeding and the more support you get, the better.
 

Maternity and Nursing Bra Buying Guide

Create: 01/06/2017 - 10:26
Maternity and Nursing Bra Buying Guide
Just like you, I know how good it feels to have a great fitting bra. As a new mum or mum to be, we know how important it is to have good support as your body changes and grows.
 
First step is to establish whether you are fitting for a maternity bra, for during pregnancy, or a nursing bra for whilst breast feeding your baby. You may find that as early as 8 weeks, a maternity bra provides comfort and support. We recommend that you are fitted as soon as your current bra started to feel uncomfortable.
 

Your Baby's First Ultrasound is Exciting: What You’ll See?

Create: 01/06/2017 - 09:24
Your Baby's First Ultrasound is Exciting: What You’ll See?
Kathy Wood, MD OB/GYN: In the second trimester around 18 to 20 weeks you'll get your anatomy scan. That ultrasound is extremely important to look at all of the baby's anatomy.
 
Steven Samawi, MD OB/GYN: It's a time period where you'll be able to not only see the gender of your baby, but also see the rest of the anatomical details. So we're talking about the structure of the heart, the kidneys, the fingers, the toes.
 

The Importance of Self-Soothing to Newborn Baby Sleep

Create: 01/04/2017 - 10:16
The Importance of Self-Soothing to Newborn Baby Sleep
One of the most important skills a baby can learn is the fine art of falling asleep on his own. In the first 8 to 12 weeks of life, if your baby can do this easily, by all means, start to practice putting him down awake and letting him fall into a deep sleep without your extra help. If, however he seems to really need the extra rocking, body contact or sucking to fall asleep, these early weeks are the ones to give him just that. 
 

The Wonders of Breastmilk

Create: 01/02/2017 - 10:16
The Wonders of Breastmilk
- Your baby can identify you through the smell of your breastmilk. 
- Breastmilk produced for boys contains 25% more calories than for girls.
- Breastmilk influences your baby's immune system.
- And can impact on your baby's lifelong taste preferences.
- Every mother's breastmilk is unique.
- As it nurtures, nourishes and protects.
- It builds the bond between you and your baby.

Wondering Whether Your Babies Eyes Might Change Color?

Create: 01/02/2017 - 08:59
Wondering Whether Your Babies Eyes Might Change Color?
Heard your cutie's peepers may go from blue to brown? Here's when (and why!) your baby's eyes may change color..
 
1. Color Code: Melanin determines baby's eye color. Light triggers melanin development, so pale eyes can darken or change. 
 
2. Picking a Pigment: There's no blue, green, or hazel pigment in baby's eyes, just brown. The amount determines whether she'll have light or dark eyes.
 

Baby’s First Hour After Birth: Benefits of Skin-to-Skin

Create: 01/02/2017 - 04:03
Baby’s First Hour After Birth: Benefits of Skin-to-Skin
That first hour after baby is born is often called the Sacred Hour because it's such a special time. Your skin is the most natural place for your baby to be after birth and baby should stay there uninterrupted for at least an hour, the sacred hour. Skin-to-skin time is actually really important. Studies have shown it has lasting health benefits for all babies and moms.
 

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