Author Archives: Sumeetha Manikandan

WHO Breastfeeding

World Health Organization is one of the organizations working under the auspices of United Nations. Founded in 1948, this organization provides guidelines, support and resources to help countries fight sickness and disease. This support organization, since its inception has helped … Continue reading

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History of Breastfeeding

Right from the time God created Adam and Eve, we women have been breastfeeding our babies. Feeding and nursing one’s child is a natural process akin to eating or sleeping for us humans. But as civilizations developed, different cultures brought … Continue reading

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Best Formula Milk for Breastfed Infants

You may start breastfeeding with all good intentions but sometimes, it is just not enough to fill the baby’s tummy. Your milk supply might be low, or your lifestyle does not permit you to breastfeed your baby. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading

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How much Breast milk should a newborn baby drink?

“Why is he crying?” “Does he want more milk?” “Is he still hungry?” “How long should I feed?” “How many times should I feed?” It is but natural for a new mother to feel insecure and anxious about her child. … Continue reading

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La Leche League

Are you sitting in your room alone breastfeeding your baby while about hundred questions zoom into your mind? When you do not have any experienced people around you to help you with questions about breastfeeding, you can count on the … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding And Alcohol

Sometimes you cannot avoid having a drink at an important party or a wedding, while some women, unconsciously have a drink forgetting for a moment that they would be nursing their baby soon. Don’t worry, no one is going to … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding after a C-Section

Those of you who think you have escaped all that pain through a painless C-Section process, well here is a scenario for you – You are drowsy and all that you want to do is go back to sleep but … Continue reading

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Ten Revelations About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding will be painful at least during the first month. Take any movie for instance, after the baby is born, we see the mother holding her just born baby in hand like a Madonna with a serene expression and an … Continue reading

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How to breastfeed premature babies?

If breast milk is important for all babies, it is nothing less than vital for premature babies. Premature babies are very susceptible to infection, more so than a normal baby so he will need all the nourishment that you can … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Twins

They are not called double trouble for nothing! Congratulations! You have given birth to twins. Now you will have to quickly learn to do two things at the same time. Both babies will probably want to feed, cry or cuddle … Continue reading

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