breastfeeding

How to Relieve Constipation in Babies

To learn how to prevent and relieve constipation in babies, you must first determine what their normal pattern of bowel movements is. It’s considered normal for a baby to have from one bowel movement after every meal to having one…

Reasons to Nurse Your Baby

Nursing your baby is the best thing you can do for his/her development, but that’s not the only benefit. Breastfeeding has all kinds of benefits; continue reading to learn what they are.

The Benefits of Feeding Babies Fruit Puree

Breast milk is your baby’s main source of food and shouldn’t be substituted with anything. However, you can supplement your little one’s nutrition with fruit puree.  This provides various nutrients that contribute to your baby’s development.

Late Periods: Should I Worry?

When your period is late, the first thing that comes to mind is that you’re pregnant. However, that’s only one possibility. In this article, we’ll tell you when you should go see your doctor or worry if you missed a…

6 Natural Treatments to Calm Mastitis

Mastitis is an infection in the breast tissue that can cause sensitivity, pain and redness in one or both breasts. It often affects women who are breastfeeding. however, in a few cases, it can be caused by other infections that are…

What is the Hormone Oxytocin?

What is the hormone oxytocin? Oxytocin is known for inducing labor and intervening in breastfeeding. Overall, it’s made up of 9 amino acids, including cysteine, tyrosine, isoleucine, glycine, proline, and asparagine. It’s located in the posterior pituitary gland and is highly…