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postpartum

Postpartum Care For Mom and Baby

The word postpartum refers to the time after birth. It can also be referred to as the postnatal period which includes the first 6 weeks after childbirth. It is a critical period for both mother and baby and great care should be taken to ensure they are both thriving. There will be many changes to adjust to during this period both physically and mentally. Below are tips on how to take care of yourself and your baby postpartum.  Tips on postpartum care Rest You…

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How To Wash Newborn Baby Clothes

When your baby arrives, your laundry will definitely double. You need to stay on top of your game with the laundry to make sure that your little one always has something clean to wear. Washing newborn baby clothes is different from washing adult clothes in many ways. Here are a few tips on how to clean your baby’s clothes. How to wash newborn baby clothes Pick the right clothes The first step is picking the right clothes. Baby’s skin is sensitive and can be…

breast pumping

Breast Pumping Station Essentials

Breast pumping is a great way to ensure that your baby has enough milk especially when you have to leave for work or you are away from home. One of the best ways to make breast pumping easy is to set up a breast pumping station where you have all the essentials you need. We have made a list of everything you will need for your breast pumping station. Breast pumping station essentials Breast Pump The first thing you will need for your station…

breast milk

Causes Of Low Breast Milk Supply

Many mothers worry that they are not producing enough breast milk for their babies. In some cases, it is true that the milk production may not be sufficient for the baby. There are many ways to combat the problem of low breast milk supply such as getting enough rest and making sure you are well fed. The causes of low breast milk supply may differ from one mom to another. Causes of low breast milk supply Medical conditions One of the reasons for low…

Pregnancy symptoms

Pregnancy Symptoms – How To Be Sure

Pregnancy symptoms differ from one woman to the other. Even though the surest way to find out if you are pregnant is to have a pregnancy test, there are symptoms that can tell that you are pregnant. Some women may experience these symptoms as early as the first week while others will experience them later on. Pregnancy symptoms Missed period One of the surest ways to know that you are pregnant is missing your period. This is true for all women who have reached…

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How To Increase Breast Milk Production

Breast milk is the best food for newborns. It has high nutritional value and helps protect your baby from various illnesses. It is however not always possible to have breast milk available due to various reasons. Sometimes, you may not be able to supply enough milk to satisfy your baby’s needs. There are steps that you can take to increase breast milk supply so that your baby has all they need. How to increase breast milk supply Breast feed often One of the ways…

benefits of breastfeeding

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Breast milk is the best food for babies. Doctors recommend breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months, starting as soon as the baby is born. The benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and baby are numerous. Although there are other options for moms, you should breastfeed if you can. Here are the benefits of breastfeeding Breast milk is nutritious The nutritional value of breastmilk for babies is enormous. It has proteins, vitamins, and fat that your baby needs to grow. It also has antibodies…

Breast milk storage

Breast Milk Storage – How To Safely Store Your Milk

If you are a mom who regularly pumps breast milk, you know the importance of safely storing your milk. Breast milk storage is something that every mom who pumps should be well versed in to make sure that the milk their baby drinks is safe. Here are tips on how to safely store breast milk. Breast milk storage tips Storage For moms who want to pump and store breast milk, they will need to buy milk storage bags. Storage bags are used to securely…

Mother and Baby

Mother and Baby First Days At Home

You have just had your baby and it’s time to go home with them. You have been preparing for their arrival and can’t wait to get home and start your new life together. What should you expect in the first few days after you get home? To ensure that you are well prepared, we have made a list of what you should expect for the first days at home for both mother and baby. What to expect in the first days at home for…

Pregnancy Calculator

Pregnancy Calculator – How To Know Your Due Date

When you find out you are pregnant, you will be excited to find out when your baby will be born. Although finding out the exact date may not be possible for most moms, you can get an estimation. One of the best ways to know your due date is to use a pregnancy calculator that will give you a pretty close estimation. Remember it is pretty common to deliver a week or two before or after your due date. How to use a pregnancy…

Things You Need To Know About Your Newborn Baby

If you are about to be a new mom, you have probably heard a lot about what to expect when your newborn baby comes. Apart from the tales of how you will have to say goodbye to your sleep and how many times you should put your baby down for a nap in a day, there are important things that you should take note of. Here are several things you should know about newborns. Babies cry a lot With no other means of communication,…

baby carrier

How To Choose The Best Baby Carrier

There are many baby carriers available in the market today. The choices available include slings, wraps, front packs, and backpack baby carrier. So, what should you look for in the perfect carrier for you and your baby? If this is your first time buying one, or you are looking at changing your current one or adding a new one, we have several pointers on what to look for before you make that purchase. What to consider when buying a baby carrier Age Different baby…

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