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How To Choose A Breast Pump
Jun09

How To Choose A Breast Pump

The milk production in the breasts, much like so many other things, work on the shear principal of supply and demand. The more breast milk your baby consumes,the more your body will need to make. Breast pumps are generally used to insure continued production of breast milk when you cannot feed your baby – whether you are back to work, traveling, taking medication, or just out of town. Basic types of pumps Breast pumps can either...

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Starting Solid Foods
Jun05

Starting Solid Foods

Breast milk is all your baby will need until at least 4 months of age. There does come a time, when breast milk will no longer supply all of your baby’s nutrition needs. Full term babies will start to require iron from other sources by 6 – 9 months of age. Some babies that aren’t started on solid foods by the age of 9 – 12 months may have a great level of difficulty accepting solid foods. It’s actually a...

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Other Foods While Breast Feeding
Jun03

Other Foods While Breast Feeding

Breast milk is actually the only food your baby will need until 4 months of age, although most babies do well on breast milk alone for 6 months or better. There is really no advantage to adding other foods or milks before 4 – 6 months, except under unusual circumstances. Water Breast milk is over 90% water. Even in the hottest days of summer, a baby won’t require any extra water. If a baby isn’t feeding well, they...

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Developing Healthy Eating Habits Amongst Kids
May26

Developing Healthy Eating Habits Amongst Kids

It is quite natural for any child to dislike new kind of food right away. It may take 10 or more tries getting a child to accept a new food. It is essential for parents to behave patiently if you want your child to eat right and healthy. For overall growth and development, parents should offer kids foods from each of the food group. Some ways to develop your child’s healthy approach towards eating Cut down on the amount of fat...

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Making Healthy Food Choices
May22

Making Healthy Food Choices

Vegetables, fruits, and grains are normally low in fat and have no cholesterol.  Most are great sources of dietary fiber, complex carbs, and vitamins. The American Heart Association recommends that you eat foods that are high in complex carbs and fiber. Below are some tips for making healthy food choices: • Coconut is high in saturated fat, while olives are high in monounsaturated fats and calories. You should use these items...

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Baby’s First Foods – A Straightforward Guide To  Starting Solids
Mar16

Baby’s First Foods – A Straightforward Guide To Starting Solids

Introducing your baby to solid foods is exciting and rewarding – but it can be difficult to know exactly how and when to get started. Your baby should be four months of age at the very least – before this, his immature digestive system will find it difficult to cope with solid food. Most medical professionals, however, will advise waiting until your baby is at least six months of age, to reduce the risk of food allergies....

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