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Newborn Care

The first hour of a child's life is very important to establish a connection with their parents and build up their immunity through the microbiom. This section covers the first 3 months of life.

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ASK: What is colostrum?

Body Functions Pregnancy: Colostrum ANSWER "So colostrum is a precursor to breast milk, it usually starts developing in your body, actually around 20 weeks of...
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ASK: What is babywearing?

History of Babywearing ANSWER: "Babywearing is the practice of using fabric or material or a designed carrier to essentially attach a child to your body,...
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ASK: What are benefits of breastfeeding my baby?

Breastfeeding Benefits ANSWER: "The benefits for breastfeeding have been shown in research. There's benefits for both mother and infant, and these benefits are available over...
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ASK: Is breast really best for my newborn baby?

ANSWER: "This is something that comes up a lot in this debate when these motherhood debates these days. Breastfeeding is a very personal choice...
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ASK: What are some physical signs know my newborn baby is getting enough milk...

Signs My Newborn Baby Is Getting Enough Milk (to eat) ANSWER "So general rule of thumb to let you know your baby is getting enough...
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ASK: What can I expect at the early stages of breastfeeding my baby?

Breastfeeding Essential Info ANSWER: "Around 16 weeks of gestation, your body actually starts to produce colostrum, which is the baby's first milk and it's rich...
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ASK: When breastfeeding, how do I know my baby has a proper latch?

ANSWER: "So effective positioning and latch are key to facilitating milk transfer to your baby, preventing nipple soreness and encouraging a longer duration of...
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ASK: Why should I take a class on babywearing?

ANSWER: "That is an excellent question. Truthfully, there are a few things that pertain to babywearing among other things in child rearing that could...
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ASK: Is my newborn baby ready for a soft structure carrier like an Ergo...

Babywearing Newborn Essential Info ANSWER "The differences in carriers are better determined by stage in development for babies. When babies are born, they have zero...
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ASK: Should I be alarmed that my baby is going into the NICU?

ANSWER:"If your baby's going into the NICU, that means your baby needs some extra care right now. That doesn't mean that something is wrong...

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