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Breastfeeding: Common Breastfeeding Problems and the Solutions

There are some common problems associated with breast feeding, like engorged breast, cracked nipple, blocked ducts and low milk. Like the issue of a cracked nipple could be as a result of hunger on your baby’s side forcing her to use increase her sucking motion.  This article will give you detailed guide to solving these issues and how to manage these problems while breastfeeding. Read on
Keep in mind that children tend to eat take more breast milk in during their first and last feeding daily. Ensure you give your baby enough to avoid cracking or engorgement of the breast.
Below are the Problems Associated with Breastfeeding and the Solutions

Blocked Ducts Avoid wearing a tight bra but If your breasts still feels full after breastfeeding your baby or try express some milk with a breast pump to relieve the fullness and pain or take paracetamol. Take a warm shower or use warm water and dab your breast using a towel before a feed to enable the breast-milk flow, this will make you feel more re…

Breastfeeding: Advantages Of Breastfeeding For Mother and Baby

Few days after your baby is born, your breasts produce colostrum and immunoglobulin that helps build your newborn baby’s immune system. It is obvious that there are advantages of breastfeeding over pumping of breast milk or feeding your baby with infant formula. The possibility of your baby being infected with diarrhea is high when you bottle feed your newborn baby with expressed breast milk. In this article we will outline a list of benefits of breastfeeding.  Read on
Breastfeeding is evidently beneficial to you and your baby especially for the first six months of your baby’s existence protecting the baby from infections and allergies. As you progress you will understand the advantages of breastfeeding after 6 months and be happy knowing that your baby is healthy.

The Benefits of Breastfeeding Cannot Be Underestimated Below is a List of Advantages of BreastfeedingBreastfeeding satisfies baby's emotional needsBreast milk contains antibodies that help your baby fight off viruses and …

Breastfeeding: How to Breastfeed a Newborn baby the Correct Way

Feeding a Baby is the utmost concern of nursing mothers. Breast-feeding can be a lot more challenging task than anticipated particularly the new moms, considering the pain experienced during breast feeding. Breast milk provides babies with nutrients that serve as antibody that boosts a newborn baby’s immune system and it also digests faster than the artificial baby formula. This article you will learn some to breast-feeding techniques, baby nutrition and how to manage problems attached to breastfeeding. Read on Breastfeeding doesn't always come naturally, rather you desire to and cultivate the habit of breastfeeding your baby when the need arise.
After delivery, you will be given some breastfeeding tips such as how to position your baby correctly before breastfeeding while supporting yourself with a nursing pillow to avoid neck or back pain.
According to world health organization, breastfeeding is an unequalled way of providing ideal food for the healthy growth and development of in…

Potty Training: Toilet Training Readiness Signs in Children

Whenever you choose to start potty training your child is ok, but it wont be a good idea to wait if your child is ready. The first step is to ascertain your child’s readiness and start by maintaining a positive attitude before introducing the toilet or potty.Toilet training  or potty according to wikipedia, is the process of training a young child to use the toilet for urination and defecation. Though training may start with a smaller toilet bowl-shaped device (often known as a potty) which most Nigerians  know it as pow.  It will help a great deal if you will be dedicated to being consistent, so that potty training your child will be a success and done faster. When a child is ready you can tell by the way he/she coordinates and communicates with you verbally when pressed with poo or wee or even walk to the potty unaided. Your Child is Ready if He/She Exhibits the Following Signs: Can follow simple instructions like come, go or sitIf your child is not resistant in learning to use the toi…

Potty Training Tips: 8 Steps to Potty Train a Child (and How to's) a Guide for Nigerian Mothers

Potty training to most parents is tasking. While some parents spend time thinking when is the appropriate time and how to start toilet training their child? Babies start potty training when they are about a year and six months but doctors say the right time to start potty training is when a child has the ability to control his or her bladder. You can't potty train a child who is not ready and willing for this process. A child must be physically and emotionally ready to be potty trained; in actual sense most kids are not ready to go through the process of being potty trained until they are about 3 years of age. In this article you will find detailed steps to help you teach your child how to use a pow or potty and how to toilet train a child who doesn't want to. Read on


According to Wikipedia, toilet training, or potty training, is the process of training a young child to use the toilet for urination and defecation, though training may start with a smaller toilet bowl-shaped devi…

Hospital Bag: What to Pack in My Hospital Bag in Preparation For Labour and Delivery of a Newborn Baby (Guide for Nigerian Women)

Leaving to the hospital for delivery won't be as exciting as you think when tension from labour sets in, especially for first time mothers but it's still a good idea to be prepared. If you're in the final stage of pregnancy and almost due for delivery but don’t know what to take to the hospital for delivery. It doesn't matter what country you choose to deliver, in Nigeria, Dubai, India, south Africa, United States or the Uk. In this article you willlearn how to pack all the essentials for hospital bag. Read on.

Most hospitals don't tell you everything you need for delivery, they may tell you to take anything you can lay your hands on but its best if you took time out to gather every bit of items needed for the delivery of a newborn baby as listed below.
Create a Birth PlanMake a list of essential items to take to the hospital for deliveryWhen to pack my hospital bag to avoid last minute rushWhat to pack in my hospital bag for delivery/When To Pack My Hospital Bag Whe…

Baby Development: Pregnancy Stages Week by Week (Videos)

First Trimester: Week 1- 12Week 4 
Pregnancy Month by month – One MonthYour baby is now an embryo and one-fifth of an inch long.Baby's brain and spinal cord have begins to form.The heart begins to form.Arm and leg are in form  
Video # 1: Pregnancy Stages


Week Eight Pregnancy Month by Month – Two Months
At this pregnancy stages fetal development is already taken place, and baby is looks more of a human being.The eyes have moved forward on the face and eyelids have formed.Your baby's heart beats with a rhythm.The sex organs begin to form.All major organs and external body structures have begun to form.The arms and legs grow longer, and fingers and toes have begun to form.The umbilical cord is clearly visible.Your baby is nearly 1 inch long and weighs less than 1/8 of an ounce

Week 12 Pregnancy Month by month – Three Months Eyelids close to protect the developing eyes. Head growth has slowed, and your baby is much longer. Now, about 3 inches long, your baby weighs almost an ounce.The …