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WEIGHT GAIN FOODS FOR BABIES | O(NEWBORN) TO 12 MONTH HOMEMADE BABY WEIGHT GAINING FOODS | HOW TO INCREASE BABY WEIGHT?

  It’s hard to imagine that your little one could be any cuter — but you might be wondering whether they’re growing as fast as they should. If you’re worried that your baby might weigh too little, bear in mind that newborns normally lose 3–7% (and up to 10%) of their birth weight in their first few days of life, which they regain by about the end of their second week.  Trusted Sour Trusted So Trusted Source Until they reach the 6-month mark, infants should gain about 1 pound (0.45 kg) or more each month. They should weigh about triple their birth weight around the end of their first year. Trusted Source Trusted Sour Trusted Source Keep in mind that these numbers are averages, and a healthy baby may have different weight gain numbers depending on their birth weight, rate of linear growth, and other factors. Under 6 months A baby under 6 months that’s putting on less weight than average can be troubling. Since all or most of their calories at this point come from breastmilk, formula, or

HAND FOOT & MOUTH DISEASE IN CHILDREN | BABY SKIN INFECTIONS | BABY SKIN ALLERGIES | BABY SKIN DRYNESS | NEWBORN TO 5 YEAR OLD KIDS SKIN PROBLEMS

Common in Young Children Hand, foot, and mouth diseases are common in children under 5 years old, but anyone can get them. The illness is usually  not serious , but it is  very contagious . It spreads quickly at schools and daycare centers. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease — a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children — is characterized by sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is most commonly caused by a coxsackievirus. There's no specific treatment for hand-foot-and-mouth disease. Frequent hand-washing and avoiding close contact with people who are infected with hand-foot-and-mouth disease may help reduce your child's risk of infection. Symptoms Hand-foot-and-mouth disease on the hand Open pop-up dialog box Hand-foot-and-mouth disease on the foot Open pop-up dialog box Hand-foot-and-mouth disease may cause all of the following signs and symptoms or just some of them. They include: Fever Sore throat Feeling unwell Painful,

First Period & Bleeding after C-section & Normal Delivery| Postpartum period while breastfeeding

   Depends on breastfeeding, height weight, hormone changes, lifestyle factors, daily routine and body condition. Another is that you’ll have at least nine months of freedom from your period. But after you deliver, you’re probably curious about what will happen with your menstrual cycle. When your period returns often depends on whether or not you breastfeed. And just like your life after baby, you might find your periods after pregnancy  is somewhat different. Your period will typically return about six to eight weeks after you give birth, if you aren’t breastfeeding . If you do breastfeed, the timing for a period to return can vary. Those who practice exclusive breastfeeding might not have a period the entire time they breastfeed. “Exclusive breastfeeding” means that your baby is receiving only your breast milk. But for others, it might return after a couple of months, whether they’re breastfeeding or not. Why don’t breastfeeding women get their periods as quickly? Typicall

Is breast pump safe or dangerous? Manual & Electric breast pump side effects

  Although  breast pumps  allow mothers the convenience of feeding their babies breast milk even when they are not around, using breast pumps has certain side effects and disadvantages that new moms should know about. Here are some side effects of using breast pumps: 1. It Can Reduce Milk Supply One of the side effects of pumping breast milk continuously is reduced milk supply. A breast pump’s mechanism is very different from a newborn latching on to your nipple and suckling. The latching of a baby is what stimulates more milk production in your body. If a baby is not allowed to latch on, the milk production reduces. 2. Freezing It Depletes Nutrients of Breast Milk When the baby feeds directly from the mother, the baby gets all the nutrients needed for healthy growth. Freezing breast milk for more than three months, thawing, and reheating causes depletion of vital nutrients in the breast milk. 3. Breast Pumps Can Cause Nipple and Breast Tissue Damage Breast pumps can damage the nipples

Planning for second BABY? | When & How to plan for 2nd BABY?

  What Is the Best Time to Have a Second Baby? The question of when to have a second baby can cause a dilemma among many couples. There is no right answer to this, as many factors such as health, finances, and personal preferences come into play. 1. Your Physical Health Getting pregnant means big changes taking place in your body, and those can only happen if your health is at an optimal level. Even if your first pregnancy was not too long ago, if you’ve recovered and are in good health, you can have a second baby. Wait for at least 24 months after 1 st child. 2. Your Age As women grow older, their menstrual cycle begins to change in terms of egg production. This is because women are born with a limited supply of eggs, and will eventually run out. With increasing age, the quality of the eggs also reduces, thus increasing the chances of miscarriage or genetic defects. 3. Father’s Age While planning a second child, the age of your partner is also under the scanner. Studies