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During the period of lactation which lasts for at least 6 months, breast milk becomes the sole source of food or daily nutritional requirements for the baby. A woman’s body is naturally designed in such a way that it produces breast milk which comprises of everything a baby needs including many nutrients and energy sources. In addition to the energy...
Vitamin D is fat-soluble vitamin synthesized by the skin in the presence of adequate amounts of sunlight. It is also known as the “sunshine vitamin”. Since vitamin D can be easily synthesized by your body in sufficient quantities, it does not fall under the category of essential nutrients. How vitamin D3 is formed Vitamin D can be found in different forms....
Healthy sleep is important for a baby as much as good nutrition. Every mother knows the struggle of handling a sleep deprived baby. Babies tend to become all cranky and fussy when they do not receive adequate sleep. On the other hand, your baby’s nap time is your nap time too. It often becomes the period of the day...
Sometimes babies tend to get fussy and uncomfortable during or after feeding. This is mainly because; when a baby feeds it tends to swallow air along with the gulps of milk. These bubbles of air fill up the space of the stomach and give a feeling of discomfort. Thus, the baby becomes all cranky and fussy. The best way...
Babies cry all the time. It is one way they use to communicate with their parents. When your baby gives that specific cry you can tell exactly whether it is time for feeding, a nappy change or something else. But, sometimes babies start to cry continuously for hours on a regular basis for no apparent reason and their parents...
A baby who has been enjoying the safety of a mother’s womb for nine months has to deal with the risks imposed by a number of pathogens and infective agents in the environment, once it is born into this world. But, a child’s immunity system is not fully developed at this point and it will not be fully capable...
Breastfeeding is a wonderful act of intimacy between a mother and her newborn child. According to Grantly Dick-Read, a renowned British obstetrician and a leading advocate of natural childbirth, “A newborn baby has only three demands. They are warmth in the arms of its mother, food from her breasts, and security in the knowledge of her presence. Breastfeeding satisfies...

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