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Category: Breastfeeding

BREASTFEEDING – Chaitanya Hospital
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BREASTFEEDING – Chaitanya Hospital

Breastfeeding is one of the most beautiful images nature could have ever created. It is the simplest and the most natural thing that a mother can gift to her baby. You can read a book about playing a flute but you won’t really learn how to play it unless you actually do it. Breastfeeding is...

August 7, 2018August 8, 2018by
Breastfeeding is The Best: Advantages of breastfeeding
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Breastfeeding is The Best: Advantages of breastfeeding

Breast milk is the best nutrition you can offer your newborn. Breastfeeding offers tremendous health benefits to both mother and child. It is specially designed to cater for all your child’s nutritional needs in the first six months of life. For maximum benefits, breastfeeding should be initiated soon after the birth of your child and...

August 6, 2018August 6, 2018by
Breastfeeding: Frequently Asked Questions
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Breastfeeding: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: How does breastfeeding my baby benefit me? A: Breastfeeding is good for you for the following reasons: Breastfeeding burns as many as 500 extra calories each day, which may make it easier to lose the weight you gained during pregnancy. Women who breastfeed longer have lower rates of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure,...

August 6, 2018August 6, 2018by
SPECIFIC NUTRITION RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BREASTFEEDING WOMEN
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SPECIFIC NUTRITION RECOMMENDATIONS FOR BREASTFEEDING WOMEN

Lactation period refers to the duration when the mother breastfeeds her child. A Nutritious dietary intake is therefore particularly important and has to be different from a mother who has to feed her child orally. The food intake should be such that it meets her nutritional requirements besides ensuring adequate milk production for the baby....

August 2, 2018August 1, 2018by
Is it Normal To Fall Asleep While You Are Breastfeeding?
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Is it Normal To Fall Asleep While You Are Breastfeeding?

One of the most beautiful experiences of motherhood is breastfeeding your little one. We do understand the feeling of holding your baby in your arm close to you and nourishing them. But the same precious moment can be dangerous for your baby. Shocked? Yes. It is unsafe for your baby if you fall asleep while...

January 22, 2018August 6, 2018by
What Happens If You Use Mobile Phone While Breastfeeding?
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What Happens If You Use Mobile Phone While Breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is such an important activity as it helps your baby draw nutrition and grow. While breastfeeding, mothers are either just sitting or they’re lying down and looking at their baby. So, the question is…how to kill time while breastfeeding? It is quite common for moms to use mobile phones while breastfeeding their baby. Be...

January 19, 2018January 20, 2018by
10 Reasons Why Breast Feeding is essential for your Baby?
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10 Reasons Why Breast Feeding is essential for your Baby?

WHO recommends breast feeding for all babies for first 1000 days(270 in mothers womb and 730 after birth). Research has shown that is the most simple intervention which can help decrease under five mortality by as much as 13%. Lets look at top 10 reasons why you should choose it for your baby. UNIQUE NUTRITIONAL...

December 15, 2016December 15, 2016by
Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding
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Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding

What is meant by complementary feeding? Complementary feeding means giving other foods and liquids to complement, not replace, the nutrients in breast milk. Breastfeeding for two years of age or longer helps a child to develop and grow strong and healthy. When should a baby begin to receive complementary foods? Babies should begin to receive...

December 13, 2016December 13, 2016by
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Breastfeeding for the Good Health and Development of Babies

Chaitanya hospital is a baby friendly hospital and we here encourage Breastfeeding for the Good Health and Development of Babies. Health benefits for Infants Breast milk is the ideal food for newborns and infants. It gives infants all the nutrients they need for healthy development. It is safe and contains antibodies that help protect infants from...

August 6, 2016August 6, 2016by
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Common Problems associated with breastfeeding with solutions

Problem 1: Latching pain It’s normal for your nipples to feel sore when you first start to breastfeed, especially if you’re a first-timer. But if baby has latched and the pain lasts longer than a minute , check the positioning. Solution: Try to achieve an asymmetrical latch where baby’s mouth covers more of the areola...

August 3, 2016August 3, 2016by
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