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Mastitis, symptoms and treatments

Mastitis, symptoms and treatments   The pain in the breasts during breastfeeding may be caused by the mastitis and is common to many women in the initiation of breastfeeding. Know what are the symptoms of mastitis, the causes and the treatment, in another article on breast health. What is Mastitis Is an inflammation of the

Care of the new mother

What a joy to see the birth of a new little baby and welcome him into the family but care of the new mother and his entourage must then ensure their health and well-being. The care of the new mother is also as important to play the new role better The postpartum period Pregnancy and

Formula Milk for Babies

It is important to know the various formula milk for babies, how to qualify these milks for lactating mothers and what are its characteristics. Classification of baby milks for lactating mothers Although the best food for a baby is breast milk, the reality indicates that at times this is not possible for various reasons. When

Treatment of Breast Cancer

Treatment of Breast Cancer depends on the type of cancer and its stage of development. Surgery is an integral part of the treatment of the vast majority of breast cancers. Biopsy The biopsy involves taking a sample of the tumor for review. The tests performed thereon will influence the choice of therapy. We must first

Breast Cancer prevention

Basic preventive measures The lifestyle habits (exercise, healthy diet with enough fruits and vegetables, stopping smoking, moderate alcohol consumption, etc.) and maintaining a healthy weight helps reduce the risk of several types of cancer , including breast cancer. Breast Cancer prevention can achieve by avoiding these. Please read SYMPTOMS OF BREAST CANCER Of course, the

Symptoms of breast cancer

A breast lump, whether fixed or mobile. This is the most common symptoms of breast cancer for women and men. Note. Most lumps detected however are not cancerous (not symptoms of breast cancer); Spontaneous discharge from the nipple; Nipple retraction (nipple turned inward); A change of color of the skin of the breast: thickening or

Breast or Bottle

Choosing whether to breastfeed or formula feed your baby is one of the first decisions expectant parents will make. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) joins other organizations such as the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Dietetic Association (ADA), and the World Health Organization (WHO) in recommending breastfeeding as the best for babies. Breastfeeding

How long should I plan to breastfeed my baby

It is recommended that babies be breastfed exclusively (without offering formula, water, juice, non-breast-milk, or food) for the first 6 months, and that breastfeeding continue until 12 months (and beyond) if it’s working for both mother and baby. Studies on infants show that breastfeeding can lower the occurrence or severity of diarrhea, ear infections, and

When should I begin breastfeeding

If possible, try to start nursing within an hour after the birth. This timing takes advantage of the wakefulness of your newborn after birth. Many babies will instinctively take to the breast, even their first time. After the initial period of being alert, a newborn will spend much of the next 24 hours sleeping. So,

When will my milk come in for breastfeeding

When milk come in for breastfeeding is determined by the stimulation your body receive… During the first few days after the birth of your baby, your body will produce colostrum, a sort of “pre-milk” or “practice milk.” For some women, colostrum is thick and yellowish. For others it is thin and watery. Colostrum contains many