Blessed with twins, my sister was ecstatic when she brought her darlings home. But soon she was complaining that her back hurt and she was tired all the time. She was religiously doing all she had been told at the hospital, but her babies cried all day, did not sleep well and she was exhausted!
It is very important for the baby to have a full feed as this will ensure proper nutrition. At the same time, a well-fed baby makes setting a longer sleep routine easy. This means less hungry and cranky wake-up sessions. Many babies tend to fall asleep when feeding before filling their stomachs. Once disrupted the
Sore nipples are some thing every woman experiences at some point of her life. But if the sore nipples are due to breastfeeding believe me there is nothing more painful, emotionally and physically. I had a normal delivery and I thought the pain at least the physical is over but to my shock there was much
Motherhood is a fulfilling and exciting phase for a woman but it can sometimes also be frustrating! Overnight life becomes topsy-turvy and no amount of homework can prepare you for this amazing journey. However, all new mothers, for sure, are well-aware of the benefits of breastfeeding their babies. As more women opt to strike the balance
Breastfeeding is not a easy journey for most new moms, it definitely helps to be prepared before the baby arrives not only in terms of gathering enough information about breastfeeding but also in terms of gear that can make the whole experience easier. Nipple Cream Breastfeeding can a lot of times bring cracked, sore nipples and
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Breastfeeding has not been a much talked about topic, many mothers have struggled alone. Mothers at IMC, decided to share their experiences so that it might benefit another mother going through the same issue. She may find shared experience or even solutions, or at least a feeling that she is not alone in this –
As a first time mother at age 27, I decided that “Ignorance was Bliss” and didn’t read up much on the “finale” moment of my pregnancy – the actual delivering of the baby! Sitting at the doctor’s clinic with no movement of the child during my 40th week and over hearing the doctors discussing that
I was always sure I would be breast-feeding my child as long as possible. The moment came; my son had an instant latch! It felt so natural and perfect! I joined my husband abroad when my son was 2 months old. As you can guess, there was no house-help. The Korean winter was so harsh, I could
My older one was six years old when I delivered my second kid. She is at an age when she questions everything. Since I was in the hospital for four days and she didn’t stay with me there, she didn’t see me breastfeeding my second one at all. When we came home, she saw the second
Even after seven years, I still get palpitations thinking about how I had to breastfeed my 40-day-old baby sitting on a commode in Delhi airport. I had stayed with my parents for the customary 40 days after delivery, where I got unmatched love and support as I learned to breastfeed. My folks waited on me
Lina Duncan has attended more than a thousand births. One that caught a lot of attention was that of South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes’ daughter in Mumbai, who was born by natural waterbirth in April, in Mumbai. Trained in midwifery from El Paso, Texas, USA, Lina has a decade of experience in the field of
Is There A Right Age To Stop Breastfeeding, I wonder My second child is 8 months old and I have stopped breast feeding her about a couple of weeks ago. Rather I should say she stopped feeding on me. She was unwell, had medicines in the night and just slept through the night and stopped
On 27th November 2014, Sion Hospital (LTMC) celebrated the 25th anniversary of the First Human Breast Milk bank in India by felicitating its founder Dr. Armida Fernandez. 25 years ago, Sion hospital was losing babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) when fed formula or other supplements. The chances of premature babies in the NICU were
Welcome to the next instalment in the pumping Moms series. Incase you missed the earlier one, read here. So once you decide to be a pumping mother, how to go about it? Once you decide to pump and feed you would need the following equipments in place : 1. A breast pump. 2. Storage containers. 3.