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Image: iStock Breastfeeding is a special journey with specific nutritional needs. Your nutrient and calorie requirement is higher as your body needs more calories and nutrients to produce breast milk and facilitate postpartum recovery. Healthy snacking options, such as lactation smoothies, added to your nursing diet could help meet these needs with ease. Lactation smoothies
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The narrowing of the pylorus (stomach’s opening to the intestine) is called pyloric stenosis. It occurs due to thickened pylorus muscles that prevent the movement of food from the stomach to the intestines. This blockage may cause projectile vomiting after feeding and often result in fluid and nutrient deficiencies, leading
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Babies have a dynamic appetite that keeps changing as they grow and develop. Some days they may eat well, while other days, they may refuse to eat. It is called an appetite slump in babies. Although appetite slumps among babies aren’t uncommon, knowing the precise cause ensures that they stay
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Image: Shutterstock Most places have last names that have been present in families for centuries. However, it is not the case with Hawaii. Hawaiian naming traditions have changed over the past few decades. The island’s original inhabitants mostly used first names. But, with an inflow of immigrants to these magnificent islands, the use of surnames
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Crying is a significant form of communication for babies since it lets them express hunger, pain, and tiredness. However, it is not uncommon for babies to sometimes cry for no apparent reason. A baby may display random fake crying or may even do so for a specific purpose, which most
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Purple and violet have a special place among the colors. These colors are often associated with royalty, nobility, luxury, and power. Naming babies after these colors has gained popularity nowadays, as parents search for unique and different names for their babies. Names carry your child’s identity throughout their life, and
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Wet-nursing is an old, alternative feeding practice where a mother breastfeeds a baby other than her own. Although it is also called cross-nursing, both are different. Wet-nursing is full-time breastfeeding of an infant other than one’s own, usually for money. On the other hand, cross-nursing is done occasionally by a
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There’s lots to consider when buying a kid’s mattress, but let’s start with the basics: When it comes to mattresses of any size—from crib to California king—your options are spring, foam and hybrid. Spring mattresses are firm and supportive, thanks to the steel coils inside. The number, gauge, shape and positioning of the coils varies
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breastfeeding is a beautiful journey that most mothers wish to continue for long. However, in some cases, premature breastfeeding cessation may occur due to some reasons. In such instances, if a mother desires, she could resume nursing through relactation. Relactation is the process of establishing breast milk supply after it
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Tantrums, screaming, aggression, defiance, mood swings, etc., — you will have to deal with all these if you have a toddler. Dealing with these can be challenging and can give you a hard time, but know that they are all signs of healthy development in your toddler. As your dependant
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