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...

Breastfeeding and its nutritional value for a child

Breastfeeding, Breast Milk for the Baby
Breast milk is rightly called 'liquid gold' as its benefits to baby are more than just good nutrition. When a woman becomes pregnant, her body begins to prepare for breastfeeding. Milk comes 2 to 5 days after the baby is born. The first milk that the body produces is orangish-yellow in colour, called colostrum. Colostrum is full of all nutrients that a newborn needs, and also contains many substances to protect the new-born against diseases and infections. The quantity at first may seem less, bu...