Feeding and comforting your baby are essential duties of a parent.
Something as simple as talking, even with newborns, has many benefits for your whole family.
Your baby’s bowel movements and gassiness are important topics. Let’s discuss what’s normal and what you can do to help.
“…to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.” Howard Zinn
North, East, South, West. All Four Quadrants of The Breast.
Here are a few more techniques for plugged ducts that are more stubborn. As always, drink fluids, rest and listen to your body.
There already are prebiotics and probiotics in human breast milk. It’s finely tuned to the need of your human breastfed baby.
There are two types of fat: subcutaneous and visceral. Breastfeeding three months or more can help reduce visceral fat.
It limits exposures to viruses. Other people aren’t breathing on him/her. Holding also keeps your baby warmer and is calming. Infants thrive on this contact for many reasons.
As a Maine resident, you can help define how this will work. Take the survey by December 20. Send your written comments in support by January 10.
Indeed, the issue isn’t a ‘need’ for a new product. It’s an issue of shared resources.
She told me about the postpartum exercise group, though I didn’t ever see her there.
…if the vulgarity of birth is not honestly preached…
Plan ahead to have a stash of breast milk and clean water. Share this information with your family.
There’s some leeway in these guidelines. If you’re close to, but not exactly on target with these times, that’s fine. Put these guidelines on your refrigerator and in your diaper bag so everyone will know.
This is what people would see in the normal course of their day and this is how they learned. The mothers and babies in these paintings were doing the same things mothers and babies today are doing.
Here is some good news. Last month, in February, testimony was heard for LD 85: MaineCare Reimbursement for Donor Human Milk. The bill passed unanimously,
The Maine State legislature will be hearing testimony about a bill which is of particular interest to me. Perhaps it is for you, too. The
These are three remedies you can do at home that are low cost, require no prescription and provide comfort.
Consider your arm as a wing … tuck your baby close to you, under your wing. Allow the head to tilt back as necessary.