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How Can Breastfeeding or Bottle Feeding My Baby Encourage a Sense of Attachment?

Create: 05/03/2017 - 03:39
How Can Breastfeeding or Bottle Feeding My Baby Encourage a Sense of Attachment?
How can breastfeeding or bottle feeding my baby encourage a sense of attachment? (Muna Noori, MD, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea's Hospital)
 

Frequent Nursing: Why is My Baby Breastfeeding All the Time?

Create: 04/20/2017 - 13:09
Frequent Nursing: Why is My Baby Breastfeeding All the Time?
Have your evenings been hijacked by non-stop nursing sessions? That's the common breastfeeding phenomenon known as cluster feeding. Newborns nurse about 8 to 12 times a day. And they often cluster those feedings in the evening.
 
This is normal and not a sign that you're not producing enough milk. Or that you're spoiling her. Infants can also cluster feed during the day when they need comfort. If your babe seems extra ravenous she could be going through a growth spurt.
 

6.7 kg "Super Baby" Born in China

Create: 03/10/2017 - 11:35
6.7 kg "Super Baby" Born in China

This almost doubles the weight of other newborns. The overweight boy is 58 cm long. The average body length of newborns is about 50 cm. He is in good health. His mom had given birth to a 4.5 kg girl before. The 35-year-old woman has diabetes, which led to eating disorders during pregnancy. That explains why her babies are larger than expected.

Advice for First-Time Parents

Create: 02/15/2017 - 13:55
Advice for First-Time Parents
Shauna Hicks, MD OB/GYN: So it's really normal to feel overwhelmed after delivery. You have this new baby at home that's keeping you awake all night long and you have all these new responsibilities that maybe you've never experienced before. Some things that you can do to help take care of yourself after delivery are to make sure you drink lots of fluid if you're breastfeeding. You're never gonna be thirstier than you've ever been in your whole life than when you're breastfeeding. Your body needs a lot of fluids to make that milk for your baby.

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.
 

7 Strange Things About Your Newborn Baby (But Totally Normal)

Create: 01/07/2017 - 03:44
7 Strange Things About Your Newborn Baby (But Totally Normal)
When you first bring your teeny-tiny newborn home, you suddenly realise the enormity of being responsible for this little life, and anything, anything, that seems out of the ordinary – from spots or blotches to squinty eyes – is pretty much guaranteed to send you into a little spin of panic. Before you go running to the phone to call the pediatrician, we've got the rundown on all the freaky, but totally normal, things you'll soon discover about newborn babies.
 

Black Brazilian Family Have Three White-Skinned Children

Create: 12/28/2016 - 08:06
Black Brazilian Family Have Three White-Skinned Children
When Rosamere Fernanda de Andrade first held her newborn baby she assumed there had been a mix up. Rosamere and ex-husband, Joao, are both black - but their daughter, Ruth, had white skin, blonde hair and blue eyes. But it was no mistake - Ruth, suffers from a rare generic condition called albinism and has no skin pigment.  
 
Since then Rosamere, 31, has had two more albino children as well as three black kids. So stark is the difference between Rosamere and three of her children, she is often mistaken for their nanny. 
 

How to Take Care of Your Newborn Baby?

Create: 11/01/2016 - 11:52
How to Take Care of Your Newborn Baby?
Taking care of a baby isn't an easy task, particularly if it's your first child. The following tips will help you avoid the stress and enjoy those lovely moments spent with your bundle of joy. 
 
- Consider getting help - there's nothing wrong with asking someone to help you, particularly at this point.
- Always wash your hands before handling a baby.
- Support your baby's neck and head.
- Be careful not to shake your newborn whether in play or in frustration.

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