Newborns

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looking after yourself

Importance of looking after yourself / self-care when having a newborn

The journey into motherhood is an exciting yet frightening one! We have so many questions throughout the process; our bodies change, and our emotions are all over the place! Once we embark on this beautiful road, we must be sure that we take care of ourselves, especially after childbirth. Postpartum care is often underlooked as …

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Social and Language development during first year of baby’s life

 Recent advances in brain research have proven that an infant’s environment has a dramatic effect on brain-building and healthy development. It is this early stage of brain development that results in how, and how well, one thinks and learns—both as children and as adults. In the first years of a baby’s life, the brain is …

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breastfeeding

Breastfeeding and milk supply

“I’m hungry” Early feeding cues • Stirring, moving arms. • Mouth opening, yawning or licking. • Hand to mouth movements. • Turning head from side to side. • Rooting, seeking to reach things with her mouth. “I’m really hungry” Moderate feeding cues • Stretching. • Moving more and more. • Hand to mouth movements. • …

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