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Breastfeeding and Breast Milk

4 February 2014
Breastfeeding

 Breastfeeding and Breast Milk

  • Breastfeeding is immensely healthy and natural. It should be immediately started after birth whether it is a natural or C-section birth. Since the baby, coming into life after so many hours, is tired and hungry.
  • * Bleedings in the mother after birth will be stopped after immediate breastfeeding.
  • * Almost all women are physically able to breastfeed. It’s a skill that every woman needs to learn and practise. It happens more quickly for some women than others, but nearly all women can produce the amount of milk that the baby needs.
  • * After the baby’s birth, in order to produce plenty of milk, the mother has to concentrate on two things: frequent breastfeeding and drinking plenty of fluids.
  • * In order to produce plenty of milk and to breastfeed for an extended period of time, it is important for the baby to be fed on demand.
  • * The baby should feed from both breasts alternatively. The next feed should always start with the last side used for the previous feed.
  • * Best position should be selected and baby’s head and body should be fully facing the mother.
  • * It should be done by covering the areola instead of the nipple.
  • * Frequent cleaning of breasts with soap should be avoided.
  • * Babies are born with sufficie

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