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World Breastfeeding Week: Facing problems while feeding your baby? These tips may help you

The commercial market is flooded with infant formulas customised as per the needs of the baby. Newbie moms facing difficulty in feeding their infants can find other options to keep their child healthy.

Moms on the job: Lawmakers across the world who breastfed while at work

This Breastfeeding Week, we celebrate women politicians who came out to set examples for millions of women all over the world by breastfeeding in public.

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Start breastfeeding as soon as the baby is born

The initial period is essential for feeding as the amount of milk production increases with suckling of babies along with secretion of colostrums, which is a rich source of nutrients and antibodies.

'I was deprived of my right to breastfeed my newborn child'

World Breastfeeding Week: 'I had gestational diabetes during my pregnancy and that was why my baby was whisked to the NICU to check his sugar levels. The NICU is where it all began. Formula feeding.'

Benefits of breastfeeding: Why is it good for the mother and baby?

Breast milk contains all the vital vitamins and nutrients your baby needs in the first six months of life. The first three month of breastfeeding is crucial because breast milk helps your baby fight against harmful viruses and bacteria.

Breast milk gives your child immunity from diseases

Colostrum, also referred to as “high octane milk”, is produced in low quantities in the first few days of postpartum. When the baby breast-feeds on colostrums, it is similar to receiving the first vaccinations.

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Why breastfeeding is good for the mother and baby

Women who breastfed for at least 12 months or more are at a lesser risk of developing high cholesterol, high blood pressure as well as cardiovascular diseases, as compared to women who never breastfed.

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Lisa Haydon Promotes Breastfeeding

Lisa Haydon broke the stereotype about staying behind the curtains during pregnancy when she announced her impending motherhood to fans on social media while posing in a bikini. And when her son Zack came to the world in May, she again ditched a Bollywood norm of hiding their little ones. She herself posted pictures of […]

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