Breast Feeding

The time to breastfeed the baby is one of the most exciting moments of your experience with newborns. We give you all the keys to breastfeeding.

Moments after giving birth are in your hospital bed, the nurse just surrender to your baby for the first time after cleaning and tidy up, what you have in your arms … It's time to breastfeed ! Most babies are ready and eager to suck from the first hour after birth, and his sucking instinct is already very intense. So do not be afraid, you're doing the right thing: early breastfeeding your baby facilitates proper positioning and improved the nipple of the milk. Both have to learn, do not get nervous because the first few times you do not get it. Be patient and transmitted to your baby calm with your gestures. As good new mom you should offer your baby the breast often enough , both day and night. These first few weeks will be one of your main tasks and spend a lot of time breastfeeding your child. A newborn usually breastfeed 8 to 12 times throughout the day, so do not expect to touch him. Just offer him every time you search or cry chest, to give you a good milk supply and make sure that sucks correctly and in a good position.

Did you know that the more breast produces more milk your baby you? In general, all mothers produce enough milk to their babies need, but if you notice that you have a little milk may be due to the baby's position or grip chest is not correct and you baby does not get empty right breast. It may also not notice the rise in milk past the first few months. As the weeks your child becomes an expert and takes less time to make their decision. If you see that the baby is quiet and that four or five wet diapers a day, is that it is getting enough milk.

  • Tips to improve breastfeeding

With the aid bottles of artificial milk, the baby will slowly suck it suck less and therefore you fail to produce as much milk. If you want to continue breastfeeding for a long time, you should ask yourself to feed your baby exclusively breastfed. From 6 months your baby will be ready to start taking different foods into breast milk may start eating slowly. To improve the suction prevents the pacifier during the first few weeks, until breastfeeding is well established. A newborn baby has to learn where to suckle the breast, and artificial nipples like bottle or pacifier may hinder this learning.

Not all mothers can breastfeed their children. Consult your doctor or midwife if you nurse is appropriate in the case of you to suffer any illness or infection . If you have a heart condition, kidney or anemia may not be suitable for your health. It is not advisable in any case if you suffer from tuberculosis, AIDS and hepatitis B. If you are taking medication regularly, such as antidepressants, for hypertension, anti-cancer, or the like, these drugs can pass from your body to your baby for milk … in short, you should be careful to take care of both you and your child and be responsible in both cases.

A newborn usually breastfeed 8 to 12 times a day.

  • Considerations when breastfeeding the baby

Depending on which cultures there myths about breastfeeding that make too many mothers worry. For example, it is not true that you can not breastfeed your baby if you have small breasts or nipples, or that breastfeeding will deform the chest. Nor is it true that a breastfeeding mother enslaves, because only in these months can breastfeed your child whenever and wherever you want. Yes, if you have to merge to work, travel or be away a few hours you'll have to ask yourself to get you milk and keep whoever is left in charge of the child to give it at those times you're not.

Many advantages have breastfeeding on infant feeding. Several studies show that breast milk has over one hundred ingredients not containing cow's milk or milk powder. The raw milk is also changing needs change baby. Nor allergy occurs most often compared to other milks, which usually have a 10% incidence of allergies in children. Besides breast milk is rich in lactalbumin protein, which protects against cramping, gas and excessive salivation. Also through breast milk we are sending antibodies to the baby, which strengthened against possible colds, infections and other diseases. Ultimately, breastfeeding is the best way to feed your baby during the first months of life, besides reinforcing more bonding mother-child for the rest of their lives. Are you going to lose? Breastfeeding does not deform the breast.

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