As a new mom, breastfeeding can be really challenging. But the good thing is you can ask for help. Learn best breastfeeding positions, how to increase breast milk, feeding duration, latching and many more related topics.
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tinystep 1st December 2016 • 2 min read
tinystep 14th November 2016 • 4 min read
Breastfeeding is an innate quality in humans similar to all other mammals. Medically it is encouraged to breastfeed the child immediately after birth without any delay. It important for the well-being of both the mother and the child. However it is quite but natural that breastfeeding also comes with its posse of problems and most common amongst them is sore nipples.
tinystep 4th November 2016 • 3 min read
Although nothing can actually take the place of breast milk, modern formulas are a good choice for your baby. If you choose to supplement breastfeeding, try to wait until your baby is 3 to 4 weeks old so that your milk supply is well established. It can be tricky to figure out how much formula to give your baby. You might wonder: Is he getting too much or too little? How much is enough? The answers depend mostly on how much your baby weighs and how he's growing. In general, babies eat when they're hungry and stop when they're full. However, appetites vary among babies, and each baby's nutritional needs change from day to day and month to month.
tinystep 28th October 2016 • 4 min read
Nursing your newborn is one of the joys that motherhood brings with itself. Your baby can start to breastfeed from the very first moments after birth. Holding him close to you, skin-to-skin contact, is the very first relationship that your baby forms after coming into this world. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding as it is invaluable for the health of the mother and the baby. Along with this novel experience comes weariness, discomfort and anxiety. Every first time mother’s expectation is that since it’s a natural process so it should be easy, right? Even if you hit a few roadblocks, don’t feel stressed out and remember breastfeeding has vital benefits for your growing baby which cannot be supplemented in any other way.
tinystep 22nd October 2016 • 4 min read
Helping your baby transition from breast or bottle feeding to solid foods is not only important but also stressful for the baby as well as the mother. For most moms it is nothing short of a challenge as not all kids adapt quickly to this slow but steady change in feeding habits. Take note of these smart strategies for tackling the toughest baby feeding problems.
tinystep 16th September 2016 • 4 min read
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