Monthly Archives: February 2009

The best breastfeeding positions

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Breastfeeding is very important both for mom and baby. There are many breastfeeding positions which are comfortable for mother and baby. The main thing you need to remember – your baby should take your nipple correctly and you need to relax and think of your baby.
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Perhaps the most frequently used breastfeeding position is the cradle, or cuddle, hold. To feel more comfortable make sure your arm is well supported in such case you will not become tired before your baby is finished nursing.

Place your baby across your stomach, tummy to tummy. Her face and knees should be close into, and facing, your body.

Her head should be in the bend of your elbow, with her mouth directly in front of your nipple.
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Father’s role in pregnacy and baby birth

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In the past father’s role in babybirth and pregnancy process was finally brought to where it belonged: next to the mother. With the advent of the Bradley birthing methods, fathers were finally given something important to do. They became “coaches” for the birthing event, and their need to be needed was fulfilled.

Yet, the nine long months ahead of the “world series” game is a difficult and vague time for the men in our lives. Fathers really have no concept of how we feel physically and emotionally during this time, so they need our help and direction to create a safe and friendly environment for the mother-to-be and the child. Men need to feel part of the wonderful process to establish a relationship with the unborn child early on. Continue reading

First birth – how to make it easier?

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Baby birth is a process that can’t be controlled, but pregnant woman can do a lot to influence the process and give herself the best chance of a joyful, relatively comfortable labor and birth. If you are pregnant with your first baby please read the article below. I hope it will be helpful for you. Continue reading