Lactation is a normal physiological process for postpartum women. All mothers should eat well, although not perfectly, every day to ensure health and wellbeing regardless of breastfeeding status. A healthy diet should consist of a wide range of foods. A simple breakdown of a lactating woman’s diet should be 50-55% carbohydrates ( complex), 12-15% protein … More Breastfeeding and Maternal Diet
Exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months in the biological norm and the perfect way to provide babies with all the nutrients they need for normal growth and development. Both the World Health Organisation and UNICEF recommend after 6 months of age, infants should received nutritionally adequate and safe complementary foods to meet their evolving … More Expressing Breast Milk + Milk Genie Breastpump Review
With my due date looming I have been madly researching commonly suggested natural induction methods and have unfortunately found mostly only anecdotal evidence of their efficiency. But when your back is killing, you haven’t slept in days, the heartburn is increasing and you’re sick of the daily barrage of “have you had it yet” messages … More Natural induction methods
After the delivery of your baby and placenta, your uterus will contract and compress the blood vessels to stop the bleeding from the placental site (where the placenta was attached to the wall of your uterus). During this initial phase, it is usual to lose about 200-300mls of blood. This discharge lost post birth, is … More Postpartum bleeding- What to expect?