6/20/2013

5 breast-feeding problems


Insufficient milk supply is rarely a problem for the well-fed, well-rested, and unstressed mother. Sucking stimulates the flow of milk, thus feeding on demand should supply ample amounts of milk to the infant. If the baby continues to gain weight and length steadily, has at least six to eight wet diapers daily, and has frequent stools, the milk supply is probably adequate. 

6/18/2013

6/14/2013

Daily food guide for pregnant/lactating woman


Nutritious, well-balanced eating can be one of the greatest gifts you give to your unborn baby. No matter how many weeks are left on your pregnancy, it's never too late to start a new, healthy lifestyle.

Supplement for pregnant woman



When you’re expecting a baby and you want to do the best for your own health and the health of your baby. So should you be taking food supplements? It turns out to be a trickier question than you might think. There’s one exception, which is that all women should take 400 micrograms of folic acid daily before pregnancy and throughout the first 12 weeks of pregnancy to reduce the risk of defects in the baby’s spinal cord. It is ideal to get enough nutrients during pregnancy from food sources, but taking a supplement can be a pragmatic response to a lack of certain vitamins and minerals.