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What are the benefits of breast feeding a baby?

The nutrients supplies to the young in early development are uniquely and sensitively adjusted to their requirements. During intrauterine life a mixture of water, salt, proteins, carbohydrates and fats, which are drawn from the maternal blood stream and processed by the placenta, enters the fetal circulation and determines the substrates that are available for growth  Full Article…

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Obesity and its treatment for your child or kid

Obesity is a common health problem. Fat parents tend to have fat children for there is a genetic component in the aetiology. Fat children tend to but not invariably become fat adults. Fat people die on average at a younger age than thin people. In particular, fat adults are more likely to develop diabetes and  Full Article…

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What are the causes and why do babies cry, and what should mom do?

Babies cry when they need help and parents react to babies’ cry. Babies’ cry can be divided into several types. An experienced mother knows the information her baby gives out by crying. Babies cry when they are hungry. The cry for feeding will not sound urgent. They also cry for other reasons, such as cold or  Full Article…

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What are the problems the mother has to deal with when she feeds her baby?

Unlike the grown-ups, a mother will meet many problems when she feeds her baby, especially when the baby is very young. The most common problem is that most babies swallow air with their milk. They burp after the meal. Gentle patting of their backs helps them bring back the “wind”. Most babies bring up a  Full Article…

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What are the advantages of breast feeding?

Breast feeding is beneficial to both mother and the baby. Human milk is an excellent nutrient mixture which also gives the baby some protection against infection. Its protein content is less likely to induce allergic reactions and the infant may be less at risk from unexplained sudden death. The process of breast feeding usually gives satisfaction and  Full Article…

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