Update: October 2018
How to give a breast if the baby cries badly?
Of course, the chest will calm the little rebel with a moment, but not
take your time to soothe the baby. Better calm him down
feeding Shake it on the handles or squeeze yourself so that it will at least
calmed down a bit or stopped crying altogether. Crying baby can
wrong to grab the breast, and mom, who at this moment too
is on emotions, may not notice. If baby
restless before feeding – squeeze a drop of milk on the sponge,
touch the cheek with the nipple or run it over the lips, baby
How often to give a breast?
No approved breastfeeding schedule
exists. Previously recommended 2.5-3 hour breaks are not relevant.
Feed need on demand. Requirement is a baby cry
head search, mouth opening to touch
In the first 3-5 days after birth, the baby does not often ask for the breast,
about 7-15 times per day. In the future, the frequency of feedings significantly
grows and can reach up to 4 applications in an hour.
How to understand that the child is fed up?
This is the most exciting question for all mothers who are breastfeeding.
The fact is that infants cannot eat for one feeding
volume that the baby drinks on artificial feeding. therefore
Infants are so often attached to a food source!
A baby gets enough milk if:
- Mom’s chest becomes empty and soft after sucking;
- the baby often asks for the breast;
- the baby looks healthy: the skin is supple and smooth, the eyes are clear,
good mood, high activity;
- the child gains weight and height well and fits in
recommended monthly allowances;
- the child regularly pees (5-6 diapers per day) and poops
(mustard yellow feces).
Can a baby eat breast milk?
Consuming baby’s milk, the baby’s body begins
�”Self-regulate”. There is a memorization of the composition of my mother’s
milk, from which formed the need for it. therefore, переесть
milk is impossible. All the excess that some kids suck,
Then he will regurgitate.
Does the time to digest milk, if the baby sucks very often
Milk has a surprisingly balanced composition. The stomach is not
you need to work especially: valuable food almost immediately falls into
intestines, and processing and assimilation occur very quickly.
Milk produced at night is less fatty, so the baby’s digestive tract is
this period of the day is practically resting.
Common mistakes moms associated with breast
Applying the baby properly while feeding is important, but also
It is important not to make other mistakes that may adversely
сказаться на лактации и процессе feeding
Sticking chest arms. Moms can press down breasts
above, fearing that the baby will suffocate while sucking. Or
to support the canopy chest, ostensibly helping the milk to drain into the mouth
The child breathes well through the edges of the nostrils, even if the nose
tightly pressed and even slightly pressed into the breast of the mother. Well, the path of movement
milk through the ducts does not depend on the position of the breast, and completely
подчиняется сосательным движениям baby
Breast wash before each feeding. Women wash their breasts with soap
before you give it to a child.
There are no harmful bacteria or dirt on the chest! Wash, especially
With soap, it destroys the protective lubricant, which just does not give
breed bacteria. Daily shower in the mornings and evenings more
Supplementing a child with water, baby tea. Worrying that baby
wants to drink, mothers feed the crumb with other liquids through
Молоко матери – это и еда, и питье для baby All others
liquids, especially through the bottle, are not needed. It worsens lactation.
and can lead to the fact that the child completely abandons the breast
When sucking dummies, baby bottles make perfect
other sucking movements than sucking breasts – they are more
simple and easier for the baby, so 30% of children refuse to
“difficult” breastfeeding even with single feeding from
bottles. And this also leads to confusion “breast – nipple”, leading
to further improper attachment.
Refusal to breastfeed if cracks have formed on the chest.
and abrasions. In case of problematic breast, mothers switch to artificial
feeding. Refusal of feeding during catarrhal
The most terrible mistake that leads to the extinction of lactation and the fact
that the baby refuses to suckle. Chest should be treated between
feeds, but breastfeed only, using special
overlays on the nipple or without them. Only with deep cracks on
nipples, you can temporarily stop feeding by expressing milk and
feeding off the baby with a spoon or pipette.
With a cold, mother only needs to wear a protective mask on his face.
время feeding And with milk, nothing but the right baby antibodies
from the same cold, the body will not fall.
Siphoning milk that remains in the breast after feeding
Allegedly, it stimulates lactation, and the milk that remains in the breast
not expressed, can become harmful.
Stinging is justified only when mother is separated from
a child, but she needs to keep lactation. In other situations it is
just unnecessary chest trauma and artificial stimulation
milk production. By the way, an ugly breast shape is more
merit pumping, rather than natural sucking a child.
Автор: врач-гигиенист, эпидемиолог