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Many of the new mothers are facing this problem, i.e. inability to feed the new-born. In order to combat this wet nursing or milk sharing comes. Some mothers do not find it rational as to get their babies fed by somebody else over emotional or hygiene and infection related issues. When mothers are unable to feed the baby, donor milk is the solution, which provides all the nutri...

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Sharing your breast milk may sound weird or unsavory to some, but it’s a growing practice that can carry benefits for a premature baby. It is a well-known fact that mother milk is essential for a baby during the initial days. Human milk helps to support the immature immune system of a baby. Besides water, fat and lactose, the three largest components of breast milk, it co...

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Milk is the only source of nutrition for infants and science has shown repeatedly that breast milk is incredibly beneficial for infants. Breast milk is one of the healthiest source of nutrients for a baby. Studies have shown that breastfed babies have much higher immunity, stronger bones, lower risk for obesity, celiac disease, type 1 diabetes etc. For premature babies who are ...

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Breast milk and its benefits have been either understated or left in oblivion for long, leaving mothers unaware of the role it plays in assisting in the healthy nourishment of one’s newborn. It has been sadly left to be viewed as mere food for babies. Breast milk is not only just ‘a food’ but instead, a complex substance containing antibodies that not only fulfils a newbo...

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BreastMilk Foundation is a non-profit organization, in collaboration with Fortis La Femme which brings to the world of kids ‘Amaara’ – a human milk bank, a one of its kind project. The only human milk bank in Delhi NCR, ‘Breast Milk Foundation’ is primarily focused to provide donor milk to high risk newborns admitted in the neo-natal unit and to babies whose mother ha...

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Breastfeeding your baby not only has a lot of benefits for the infant but is equally beneficial for the mother. Its a mutual relationship of Mother and Baby.  Few points have been mentioned below: Breastfeeding aids in better healing for the mother post-delivery as it nurses your uterus back to health with the release of oxytocin during the process. It helps you keep off the w...

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It is normal for a new mother to worry about if she is producing enough milk for the proper growth of her own baby. So, it is recommended that one should not worry much instead should check if her baby is gaining weight and growing accordingly to begin with, while feeding 6-8 times a day. To increase the Milk supply there are several food which a mother should take to keep hers...

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Most of the new mothers wonder about the term “Colostrum Milk” when they hear it for the first time. It is the milk  which is produced in the first few days after the birth of your baby. Colostrum is a thick and sticky usually with a pale yellow in colour liquid. It has high antibody content and makes it vital for the baby’s health and acts as a first vaccination...

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Nowadays we breathe in pollutants as we breathe in the air. We are exposed to the pollutants like tobacco smoke and other hazardous elements present in the air and so are the children around us. This could have a long-term effect on their health. Especially the intrauterine, perinatal and neonatal babies, who are more receptive to diseases due to their weak immune system. Child...

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