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New Baby Tips

New Baby At Your House? It can be very exciting, but also a little overwhelming. It is not uncommon for you to have mixed emotions when your baby is born as there are many changes to your hormones during pregnancy and as a new mother, it can take some time before you feel a bond…

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Sore Nipples Breastfeeding

Sore Nipples From Breastfeeding Many new mothers believe that breastfeeding is something which should come naturally to both them and the baby. However, it is actually extremely common to experience problems which can make breastfeeding either uncomfortable or difficult. With the right support, sore nipples breastfeeding can be overcome quickly, and the process should become an…

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Infant Failure To Thrive

Failure To Thrive Infants When there is Infant failure to thrive, it is often caused by an insufficient intake of calories or the utilization of the nutrition taken in, in order to grow or maintain growth. This can be common and usually can be seen during the first couple of years in children. It seriously hampers…

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Proper Breastfeeding Latch

Proper Latch Breastfeeding Tips Sometimes a new baby will not latch on to your nipple. Just because the mothers milk is great doesn’t mean it’s going to do anything if it can’t get into the baby’s system. It is concerning and frustrating. Read on to see what you can do about proper Breastfeeding latch. It’s unfortunate,…

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Mastitis Breastfeeding – How To Recognize The Signs

Breastfeeding Mastitis Mastitis is a painful inflammation of the breast tissue. Although it can affect any woman of adult age, it is most common among new mothers, with an estimated ten percent of breastfeeding mothers suffering from the condition breastfeeding mastitis. This typically occurs within the first twelve weeks, and is often referred to as…

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How To Increase Breast Milk

How To Produce More Breastmilk Let’s talk about how to increase Breast milk, as it is the biggest worry of a nursing mom – whether the milk she is making is enough for her newborn. Because it is difficult to measure breast milk intake the way we can for formula intake, it is possible for a…

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Preemie Baby Information And Prevention

Preemie Babies Information The infant known as a preemie baby – one born before the 37th week can have a lot of health problems. As well, it is best to keep in mind that  being a premature infant is one of the leading causes in infant deaths. So it is important to do what you…

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Low Birth Weight – Information You Need To Read

Low Birth Weight And What Causes Low Birth Weight “Low birth weight” term is often applied to a baby that is below healthy baby weight. Low birth weight babies are less than 5 pounds and 8 ounces in weight (2500 g)  (1) no matter how many weeks that they have been in the womb. What…

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Low Birth Weight Causes

Low Birth Weight Causes It is not unusual for the average baby to weigh around eight pounds when born. But there is a percentage of little ones, about 8%, who will weigh less than that. A low birth weight baby will weigh less than 5 pounds 8 ounces. (1) So let’s talk about causes of…

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Breastfeeding Benefits Can Last A Lifetime

Advantages Of Breastfeeding An estimated 16 percent of U.S. children are overweight and carry a significant risk of developing heart disease and diabetes while young adults. One study in 2005 by scientists shows that formula fed babies who gained weight rapidly during their first week of life were significantly more likely to be overweight decades later….

Health Insurance For A Newborn Baby

What You Need to Know about Health Insurance for a Newborn Baby Every insurance plan is different. You can’t expect every plan to cover everything, and not every plan does. That said, there is one thing all insurance plans do cover, and that’s infant care. That said, there are a few things a new parent…

Newborn Feeding – How To Find The Best Newborn Feeding Schedule

Newborn Feeding Schedule Help Every newborn baby is different! They have different feeding requirements, sleeping times and other needs that need to be fulfilled by mom. Adapting to your newborn’s individual needs rather than trying to adapt them to your schedule is the best way to allay frustration and ease the entire family into their…