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Baby Shop Kasarani – Essential Baby Accessories Available At Our Kasarani Branch

Are you looking for the best baby shop around Kasarani? Then you have come to the right place. When one is expecting a newborn, there is a need to plan ahead. One needs to keep in mind every little aspect of a newborn baby. One not only needs baby clothing for the newborn, but it is also vital to purchase necessary clothing for maternity as well as nursing. Apart from purchasing clothing, there are other vital accessories that one needs for their bundle of…

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How To Choose The Best Maternity Diaper Bag

Babies need a lot of stuff. Especially when you are traveling, you need to have the essentials in one bag and this is where a diaper bag comes in handy. The name diaper bag doesn’t necessarily mean it’s for carrying diapers only. Below is a list of commonly used baby items that can be carried using a diaper bag. Diapers Baby wipes Bottles Portable bottle warmer Burp cloths Bib Jar(s) of baby food/pouches Change of baby clothes Thin blanket/nursing cover Pacifier Changing pad Considerations…

What are Nipple Shields

Breastfeeding is, without a doubt, a very crucial part of parenting. Breastmilk contains a lot of nutrients that a child needs to grow healthy. The process should be hassle-free for both the mother and the child. There are different ways to achieve this goal, and one such option is the use of nipple shields when breastfeeding. What is a nipple shield? Nipple shields are thin silicon devices that are designed to be worn over your nipple when breastfeeding. The nipple shields are flexible and…

Different Types Of Breast Pumps

Breast pumps are an essential addition for any mum who looks to express milk to benefit their child. They help you to extract milk which can is later stored in breast milk storage bags. Parts Of The Breast Pumps Various types of breast pumps come with three main parts. Breast shield: this is a cone-shaped cup that fits over the nipple as well as the circular area around the nipple. It helps with stimulation when one is looking to express milk. Pump: The main…

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What Are Breast Milk Storage Bags And Why You Need Them

What Are Breast Milk Storage Bags And Why You Need Them Breastfeeding is considered the healthiest way for feeding your child. There are plenty of nutrients beneficial for the child, and breastfeeding gives them the best start in life.in this article we are going to understand what are the use of breast milk storage bags. Reasons To Collect And Refrigerate Breast Milk There are a variety of reasons for women to express breast milk. When you correctly express the milk, you can freeze and…

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Types Of Nursing Breast Pads And How To Use Them

Types Of Nursing Breast Pads And How To Use Them Nursing Breast pads, also known as nursing pads are used to prevent leakages. They are placed in a bra and absorb breast milk to avoid staining or prevent embarrassment. Leakages are common with moms who have just had their baby as the milk supply adjusts to their baby’s needs. It can last for a few weeks or for as long as the baby breastfeeds. Types of nursing breast pads Breast pads come in different…

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The Best Gifts For Working Moms With Kids

Choosing a gift can be both easy and hard at the same time. It depends on your knowledge of what the person you are gifting likes. Working moms do double duty both at work and at home. When choosing gifts for working moms, you can choose something that makes them feel at ease juggling between work tasks & deadlines, kids, and home responsibilities. Below are some of the items we think can be appreciated by any working mum. Gifts for working moms Diaper Bag…

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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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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…

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How To Stay Healthy During Pregnancy

One of the best ways to ensure that a baby is born healthy is for the mom to stay healthy through out the pregnancy. Taking great care of yourself during pregnancy will ensure that you have an easier pregnancy and that your baby will be born healthy. Educating yourself on how to stay healthy during your pregnancy will protect both you and your baby, before and after delivery. How to stay healthy during pregnancy Eat healthy food The surest ways to stay healthy during…

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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…

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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…