Breast-feeding

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The breastmilk checklist: Things to know

Ayurveda elaborates on a unique yet scientific set of facts surrounding breastmilk. The scriptures present several details regarding the formation of breast milk, ejection and the quality of breastmilk. Breastmilk – quick facts The Ayurvedic texts state that the production of breastmilk takes place only three days after the woman delivers her baby. Until then, […]

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Feeding your baby: From breastmilk to solids

The initiation, duration, and exclusivity of breastfeeding depend greatly on the mother’s perception of ‘adequate breastmilk for her baby. Subsequent transition to semi-solids and solids is a decision that mothers take. How do you go about this transition. When do you start ?  Many mothers fear to practice exclusive breastfeeding due to: The belief that […]

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Breastfeeding techniques- lessons for first time mothers – Part 2

Breastfeeding is a natural opportunity to communicate love at the very beginning of a child’s life, providing hours of closeness, nurturing every day. This is part two of a two part series on breast feeding techniques. There are few ways to ensure that your baby consumes sufficient milk while feeding.  Most of these methods are simple […]

Breast-feeding Bond between baby and mother

Breastfeeding techniques- lessons for first time mothers – part 1

Breast milk is the best gift that a mother can give her newborn baby. It is a unique way with which a mother fulfils her role of a nurturer . This is a natural opportunity to communicate love at the very beginning of a child’s life, providing hours of closeness, nurturing every day, laying the […]

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Breastfeeding – Lesser known facts

“Human milk is made for human infants. It meets all their specific nutrient needs,” said Ruth Lawrence, MD, Paediatrics, University of Rochester, New York. A mother’s breast milk is said to be an essential element in an infant’s diet plan. Researchers stated that babies should be exclusively breastfed for six months or for about/at least/ […]