Breastmilk

Transitioning From Exclusive Breastfeeding To Starting Solids

Breast milk is a dynamic fluid and remains the ultimate source of nutrition for the baby till one year of age. Breast milk has the unique quality of adapting according to the baby’s needs thus providing the baby with lifesaving nutrients from time to time making it “liquid gold”. WHO recommends that an infant must …

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Understanding Neonatal Sepsis: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, and Treatment

Neonatal sepsis is a serious condition that affects newborns, posing a significant threat to their health and well-being. It is crucial to raise awareness about this condition to ensure early detection and take appropriate measures for prevention and treatment. In this blog, we will explore various aspects of neonatal sepsis, including its significance, prevalence, causes, …

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Premature Babies

Breastfeeding or providing mother’s milk is a powerful tool to support the health and development of premature babies. Premature babies, or preemies, are born before 37 weeks of gestation and may face a range of health challenges due to their underdeveloped organs and immune systems. Breast milk for premature infants is uniquely suited to support …

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COMPOSITION OF HUMAN MILK – NUTRIENTS AND BIOACTIVE FACTORS

Human milk or breast milk is a primary source of nutrition available for newborns. Breast milk has all the essential nutrients such as carbohydrates, protein, and fats as well as water to keep the baby hydrated and non-nutritive bioactive factors. Bioactive factors are elements that affect biological processes and have an impact on body function …

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Importance of HMOs

What is HMOs Human milk is the natural, adapted and sole recommended nutrition for infants. It provides not only nutrition for the growth of an infant, but also numerous bioactive components supporting age‐appropriate development and immune protection. Consequently, pediatric societies and the World Health Organization (WHO) recommend exclusive breastfeeding till 6 months of age and …

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Tips to Increase Your Breastmilk Supply

For new mothers, breastfeeding can be a learning process, but with support, it can also be a delightful and beautiful experience. In this post, we address concerns that new mothers may have about nursing. We discuss low milk supply, C-sections, and nursing, as well as the quantity, quality, storage, and insufficiency of breast milk. Breastfeeding …

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