Millennial mothers have different challenges than mothers of previous generations, so when I got this opportunity speak with renowned gynaecologist Dr, Asawari Dongre, I was only too keen to share my learnings with you all. It was an enlightening session and Dr. Asavari was only too happy to answer the plethora of questions that we had. Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby and Mother After
What is growth spurt? Why does my baby want to feed so often suddenly? Why is my baby hungry all the time? My baby is 3 weeks old. She used to breastfeed every 2-3 hours, but now she has suddenly started feeding every half an hour to one hour. I am finding it difficult to cope. Is my supply diminishing?
How to know if baby is getting enough breastmilk? Is my baby feeding enough? Is my feed enough for my baby? How to know if baby is full after breastfeeding. For most new breastfeeding mothers, whether their baby is getting enough breast milk is one of the biggest concerns. After all, your breasts seem to have little milk and there is no way of
Colostrum : The first yellow milk? Why is it important to start breastfeeding ASAP? What is Colostrum ? Colostrum is the first thick discharge produced by the mammary glands. Its production starts during late pregnancy and continues during the early few days after delivery. Colostrum is thick, sticky and yellowish to orange in color. It gradually changes to mature milk over the first couple
“Breastfeeding is the best gift a mother can give to her newborn child. “ But not all mothers have a successful breastfeeding relationship with their baby. There are various reasons for that. Most common reason being not knowing how to approach it the correct way. There are many steps you can take to ensure you are able to breastfeed your baby as long as
Breastfeeding vs. Formula feeding Choosing how and what to feed your baby is a personal decision that deserves careful and thorough consideration. Pros and cons of breastfeeding and formula feeding Breastfeeding has many advantages. Breastfeeding is the natural nutritional source for infants less than one year of age. Most health care professionals recommend breastfeeding for your baby’s first year if possible.