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Posted on August 20, 2016
Colostrum is the first milk produced by your breasts during pregnancy. Low in fat and rich in minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, it contains all the essential nutrients that a newborn requires. Your body starts producing it in about 3-4 months of pregnancy and it is soon replaced with an abundant supply of mature breastmilk as the appetite of your baby increases. Here are some of the benefits of colostrum: It is full of nutrients such as calcium, zinc and vitamins like K, A, B6 and B12 that... Continue Reading
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Posted on August 20, 2016
Whether it’s your first child or third, a new-born always brings happiness and love to a family. However, the initial months of caring for a little one can be challenging. If you have started to breastfeed then there are a lot of questions that will cross your mind. Here are answers to questions that you might have being new mothers: Q. How soon can I breastfeed my baby? A. You should usually start breastfeeding immediately after birth. A baby’s suckling tendency is the strongest in the... Continue Reading
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Posted on March 23, 2016
Excited? Exhilarated? Thrilled? Well, you probably don’t have enough words to sum up your feelings. Your head is probably swirling in a heady mix of feelings and while you are drunk on happiness, a part of you is also nervous and anxious about the entry of a new life. There are so many things to consider, so many responsibilities; so many questions unanswered that behind all that elation you are beginning to feel the burden of unpreparedness and it weighs on your shoulders heavier than the... Continue Reading
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Posted on January 08, 2016
Now that your bonny baby is here, are you looking to reduce your baby bump? Are those extra kilos giving you night chills? Worry not. You are not the only one. Most pregnant women gain those extra pounds and get worried about their loss of shape. So, you are definitely not alone, and if you have already started thinking about getting back in shape then you are halfway there. The first and the foremost thing to remember is that you cannot hurry the process, especially if you are breast-... Continue Reading
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Posted on October 30, 2015
Giving birth to a baby is certainly a memorable moment, but knowing what the options are before in hand will only make you take a wiser and better decision when the time is right for delivery. Here are some common delivery options, some known and others still unknown to many women. Let’s find out: Normal Delivery Normal delivery or vaginal delivery of your baby is a natural and physiological process. Although there is no magic or a sure shot formula that will ensure the outcome of normal... Continue Reading
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