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Giving your newborn a bath can make you nervous but following a few simple tips will help make it an enjoyable experience over and over again.
After birth, your baby will have an umbilical stump for a short while until it falls off. It causes no harm to your baby and is perfectly normal. We look t how you should care for the stump at home.
Jaundice in newborn babies is very common, but still requires quick treatment to ensure that there is no long-term effects. Find out how to detect it and what to do about it.
There is nothing written in stone about your baby's first outing. It depends on many factors, including the mother's state of health. Some women may take much longer to recuperate, especially after a C-section or if there were other complications.
Their first visual perception of the world is usually vague and blurred. But their other senses help them to start constructing their first images of the outside world.
Congenital pneumonia or neonatal pneumonia is an inflammatory condition localized in the lungs. It can be caused by a virus or bacteria. This condition is hard to diagnose and is a leading cause of death among newborns.
With so many diseases that babies can be born with, it is best to know exactly what they can do and how to treat them. Iron deficiency anaemia is the most common type of blood disorder many babies are born with. parents should know all the possibilities for treatment.
Neonatal hypoglycemia is one of the most common health issues in newborn babies. It is a metabolic disorder characterised by low blood sugar levels. The condition can be potentially dangerous for the infant.
There are lots of misunderstandings and misconceptions about postpartum depression: Mothers who get depressed after having children don’t love their children. Mothers should just be grateful to have children and not feel sorry for themselves. If mothers just tried, they could overcome PPD on their own.
These misconceptions and more are not only unhealthy for mum, but they prevent many women from seeking help. Any mum can get PPD, period. Mums who have PPD have done…
Breastfeeding can be a little intimidating for a new mum, and there can often be strategies, tips and measures to be aware of that you didn't even anticipate. Reverse cycling is a term used to refer to an infant's nursing pattern, during which the feeding frequency is much greater in the evening than in the daytime. Your baby may be mixing up day and night, which can happen at this age. Here is some information…
Every woman's body is built differently, and other than being too skinny or too heavy (medically speaking, of course), there is no "perfect body" to have a baby. Of course it's natural for women to question, what they assume to be, abnormalities on their bodies and whether they will affect having and caring for a baby. Here we answer one woman's question about whether flat nipples affect breastfeeding.
Question: My nipples don't point out like other women's.…