Breast feeding vs. formula feeding

Every woman who is pregnant or has just delivered, would have considered this at some time and made her choice. While many women choose formula milk for the convenience of it, if they were aware of the many benefits of breastfeeding, they would rethink their decision. Read through the following before making your choice. Breast milk is all a baby needs. Breastfeeding provides babies with the best start in life and is a key contributor to infant health. Exclusive breastfeeding is strongl...

Benefits of breastfeeding

Breast milk is undoubtedly the preferred option of nutrition for a newborn. While new mums maybe a little hesitant, knowing that breast feeding is like a bouquet of benefits, for both the child and the mother, should definitely inspire every new mum to breast feed. Some interesting facts about breast-feeding Breastfed babies are less likely to be obese According to research, babies who are breastfed during the first six months of their life have reduced chances of obesity during adulth...

How to get your baby to latch on during breastfeeding

As a mother, you want to give your child nothing but the best. And as a new mother, what better can you give, than breast milk. However, to a new mother who is physically and emotionally fatigued, breast feeding can sometimes seem like be an overwhelming task. The key is to take your time, stay calm, spend time with your newborn and devise a technique that works for you and your baby. Get as much support as you can from your spouse, family, doctors and nursing staff during the initial few days t...

Tummy full of mommy love

For a new mother, one of the best ways in which you can help your newborn acclimatize to the world is to breast feed them. A consensus supported by authorities around the world, voluminous amounts of research shows that breast milk is an unrivalled asset to your newborn. Devoid of an artificial equivalent, that can match the exact balance of nutrients and substances, breast milk is tailor-made to help protect your baby from acute and chronic illnesses. So, what benefits can you and your newbo...

Breast feeding – A gift that lasts a lifetime

220,000 Babies Can Be Saved Every Year If Breastfed Within The First Hour of Birth Throughout human history, Malnutrition stands as one of the leading causes of infant deaths. Apart from being an epidemic in its own right, Malnutrition also contributes to complications like diarrhea and pneumonia. In order to tackle this head-on, doctors around the world offer new mothers simple techniques to combat this, with the chief method being to breast feed their children. It has been proven that 220...

Why do women bloat during periods?

bloating during periods
The red letter days and few days before that are known to trouble the ladies enough. Bloating, diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal cramps, body aches, mood swings are all a part of this phase that every woman goes through every month. And all this during and a little before your periods is normal. After all, the body is preparing busily for the important task of shedding the lining of the womb! When any of these symptoms turn excessive is when you should reach out to a doctor, otherwise none of t...