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Breastfeeding

Caring for the baby includes a very important aspect, i.e., breastfeeding, which starts right after a few hours after the birth. This section on breastfeeding will not only help you understand the importance of breastfeeding as a way of parenting from inside out and will also give  evidence based breastfeeding guidelines and tips. Breastfeeding is a very important part of the mothering and caregiving routine because it is a prime way to nourish your baby. Breastfeeding is good for your baby’s physical, mental health, emotional development, and immunity. Besides babies, breastfeeding is good for mothers’ health too, but it isn’t always easy to initiate and can be fairly challenging for some moms. So this section would also help you learn tips to breastfeed your baby and protect yourself from any discomfort successfully. Some mothers do find it breastfeeding or bottle-feeding as a matter of personal choice; nevertheless, the research-based evidence weighs heavily in favor of breastfeeding.

What Is Your Infant Really Getting through Breast Milk? Breast Milk Composition and Infant Nutrient Intakes during the First 12 Months of Life

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Breast milk composition and infant nutrient intakes

Breastfeeding is the most beautiful act between a mother and her child. But have you ever wondered what nutrients a child receives through breast milk? This is not a silly or unusual question, especially for mothers who, as recommended, exclusively breastfeed their children during the first months of life. Breastfeeding has multiple advantages, including a…

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How to Breastfeed Your Newborn Even When You Have Flat or Inverted Nipples

in Breastfeeding/Maternity
breast feeding with inverted or flat nipples

Breastfeeding is not just a means of providing nutrition for a newborn, but it also helps develop an emotional bond between mother and child as part of responsive parenting. Unfortunately, certain physical and emotional factors, such as having flat or inverted nipples, can make breastfeeding challenging and frustrating for the mother and the infant. Flat…

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How Breastfeeding Can Aid Your Baby’s Brain Development, Growth, and Immunity: Parenting from the Inside Out

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Breastfeeding Photo by Dave Clubb on Unsplash
Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding doesn’t turn every baby into a genius, but it does positively impact brain development. Breastfeeding is a good example of parenting from the inside out. Breastfeeding also strengthens the right side of the brain (i.e., the emotional side). For instance, the proximity between the baby and the mother during breastfeeding helps the mother and…

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