Tag: breastfeeding

  • 10 Things Nobody tells about Pregnancy Part 1

    Pregnancy has Ups and Downs Pregnancy is an absolutely beautiful thing in life. It is the creation of a new being from a single cell. There are ups and downs in pregnancy. But most of the times we are not told of the downs. The reason is not to scare any women who want to […]

  • The ABCs of DIY Confinement

    In Chinese culture, postpartum “confinement” is a customary practice where new mothers are placed under the care of a “confinement lady”. During the month-long confinement period, new mothers must follow commonly prescribed rules regarding diet and hygiene. As lifestyles evolve, some women choose to take charge of their own confinement. Combining the best of tradition, […]

  • The Husband’s Role in Breastfeeding

    Did you know that the success of breastfeeding is affected by the husband’s attitude towards it? Some men mistakenly believe that breastfeeding is solely between the mother and child. They tend to feel excluded from the intimacy. In this article, we discuss how the husband can play a supportive role in breastfeeding. Set a positive […]

  • Breastfeeding Products (Part 1) – What to Buy and What not to Buy

    A lot of mothers, especially new ones, cannot help but be overwhelmed by the huge array of breastfeeding products in the market. Are all of them necessities? And have we been taken in by the marketing gimmicks? The silver lining is, we are blessed with lots of innovative gadgets that are designed to make our […]

  • What’s to Know About Nursing Bras

    Nursing bras are specially designed to make your breastfeeding experience easier. All nursing bras are equipped with easy one-hand release clip at the bra strap for easy access for the baby.  Different Types of Nursing Bras 1.    Underwired Nursing Bras 2.    Non-Underwired Nursing Bras a.    Lightly Padded Cotton Nursing Bras b.   […]

  • Common Home Remedies for Babies

    Any parent would tell you that having a sick child at home is no joke. Babies are distressed while parents struggle to provide comfort and relief. For more serious cases, parents should seek medical attention immediately. Otherwise, there are home remedies that might help deal with common ailments. 1. For coughs and nasal congestions A […]

  • The Pacifier Predicament: To Give or Not to Give?

    For many mothers, there is nothing more heart-wrenching than the incessant cries of an inconsolable baby. We instinctively rock and cuddle, coo and cajole, hoping that it is enough to calm the little one. There are times, however, when a mother’s touch does not quite work and that is when some may turn to a […]

  • Why and How Dads Can Help in Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding is often thought to be a process between mother and baby. However, many are realising that fathers play an important role in this as well. As a key figure in the family unit, fathers can and should support their spouse in breastfeeding through tangible actions. And this involvement can affect whether a mother chooses […]

  • 8 Things You Do Not Know About Breastfeeding

    Every eager mom wants her baby to feed on colostrum from her breast milk. A natural source of antibodies to build a baby’s immune system, colostrum is the first feed of breastfeeding that is believed to greatly benefit a newborn. While some moms ease into breastfeeding, others struggle and stress over not being able to […]