One thing that you need to ensure your baby should have access is food, milk in particular especially on his/her first months. Breastmilk for babies is said to the best source of nourishment and a good source of anti-bodies that the baby strong and healthy. The term they call is is Colostrum which is the early, concentrated milk that is full of nutrients and disease-fighting antibodies — it provides everything that your baby needs in the early days after birth. Your baby’s stomach is very small at birth, and the amounts of colostrum (transitioning gradually to mature breastmilk once your milk comes in) are perfect for baby’s needs. Additionally, as you provide mature breakmilk, you want to provide the baby with adequate supply. Mother’s production of varies from one to another. However, the long you can provide, the better for the baby. There are few tips where the mothers can prolong the their milk supply. Mothers can take herbs which are called galactagogue – it is a type of herb that is used to help increase breastmilk production in nursing mothers. Mothers should be careful on what they eat as this will affect the decrease or increase of their milk production. Moreover, Mothers should also be conscious of their lifestyle as well as while breastfeeding, maternal obesity is also a cause of delayed or reduction of milk production. Mothers should also check with their doctors if there are taking regular medicines if they will at all affect their milk production or might have an effect on the contents of the milk that the baby might absorb. Additionally, they should also avoid smoking and drinking as they may pass harmful substances to their babies through their milk. You don’t want to weaken on baby’s immune system, that will have a threat to the overall growth and development and might develop sickness.
For working moms that cannot be with the baby beyond their maternity leave, a good tip is to have milk pumps and pump milk in advance, store it and let the nanny give it to the baby and use it whenever the baby is hungry. It is also important to take note that since milk can spoil easily, proper storage and sanitation of bottles and caps is vital in order to keep the baby free from contracting any sickness at his/her early stage of growth and development. Rember to have time to relax and manage stress. Studies show that it affects break milk production. Leave the stress of work in the office and enjoy your time being with you baby at home. One good recommendation is to listen to feel-good music together with you baby and enjoy each other’s company.
Note that another important factor to the baby’s growth and development is for the baby to have a complete and long sleep. This might be hard at first as babies usually will call your attention, either its hungry or is not comfortable. Parents should be very attentive in giving the baby’s needs. It is important that it will have the long rests it needs to develop fully. Babies should have at least more than 12 hours of sleep to be able to have a nice and complete rest especially in its early months. Bone growth and development as well as strengthening its immune system. Sleeping is the time in which the body repairs its tissues and replenishes the cells.
To have a full and good sleep for the baby’s development, it is important that the baby is secure and comfortable in his sleep. That is why choosing the right cradles can never be more emphasized. You should only give your baby a cradle that is high quality and can definitely deliver its promise to make your baby comfortable and secured especially while sleeping. A good cradle is also one where the baby can easy and comfortably drink milk when it is hungry. Thus, looking closely at the cradle’s specifications is important in order to choose what cradle fits your baby’s needs. You might want to check the cradles available in the site. We are sure that there is a cradle from our selection that is just right for your baby!
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