Friday, May 28, 2010

Tips Expressing Breast Milk with Pump

To help remove breast milk, mothers can also use tools such as pump breast milk. Currently, available various types of pumps, whether using electrical or kinetic energy by using their hands. with the diversity that is available, you can choose according to your needs. because, not all pumps are working perfectly. you should try several types before finding the best for you.

Besides according to the needs, should buy a pump that comes with the bottle. This pump is better because the milk is pumped directly into the bottle, so that the cleanliness and freshness intact. in addition, a good pump should be able to remove milk from your breasts in the second 15-minute time span.

Some things to consider when you pump breast milk are as follows:
1. wash hands and all equipment prior to pumping breast milk. take care of this equipment is always clean though not being used.
2. Express breast milk in an hour drinking baby. This pump can also be used to remove all the breast milk that may remain after the baby nursing. it is good to stimulate breast milk.
3. For your convenience, Express breast milk in a closed room.

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Saturday, May 22, 2010

Tips Your Baby can Burp

1. When finished feeding, try to lift your baby's face, then lean on your shoulder. prop the neck and buttocks. wait until the baby burps at this position

2. lift your baby so your baby's head higher than his chest to prop the neck and buttocks. wait until the baby burps and do not forget to give the base on the baby's chest so that vomit that comes out is not on her dress.

3. put the baby facedown on your lap. ventral put your baby in your lap and prop the chest. softly caressing her back. wait until the baby burp.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

How to Massage the Breasts

1. Breast massage for a few minutes from the base (top) toward the nipple (bottom) using the little finger to index finger with a circular motion on one part, then after a few minutes to move a finger to other areas in the breast with the same movement. This movement is similar movements performed breast examination pad (breast self examination).

2. Press the breast from the top toward the nipple. then continue the movement started from the direction of the chest wall to the nipple. This movement will help relaxation and help milk ejection reflex.

3. Vibrating breasts with both hands, so that the force of gravity will help the expenditure of breast milk.

4. Put your thumb on the tip of the nipple aerola above, and place the radius and the other at the bottom of aerola. press into the chest wall, then move your thumb and fingers are stuck in aerola circular motion. This movement to empty the water reserves in the breast milk of breast tissue without damaging the very sensitive.

5. Do the same on the other breast. do on each breast for several minutes until milk comes out enough.

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Friday, May 7, 2010

Characteristic features of a baby getting enough breast milk

If you answered "yes" to three questions, then the baby may be no shortage of breast milk. in other words, you produce breast milk in sufficient quantities.

1. whether he was wetting or urinating more than six times a day.
2. if she gained weight around 750 grams to 1 kg per month in the first trimester, increased by about 600 grams per month in the second trimester, increased by about 400-500 grams each month in the third trimester, and increased by about 250-300 grams per month in the trimester fourth. for normal infants (although born prematurely), it can be said her weight at age 1 year was around 9-10 kg.
3. whether he was seemed satisfied or asleep after feeding for 20-30 minutes.

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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Why Do not Give Food Before Six Months

It is pointless to give food Breast milk substitute before six month - besides being overweight is not necessary. In fact, it could be the companion of breast milk foods are triggering allergies in infants, digestive disorders, or obesity.

Why the age of six months is best when the child begins to escort food given breast milk?

* Giving to eat after the baby is six months old to give greater protection from various diseases. This is due to infant immune system <6 months are not perfect. Feeding breast milk escort premature tantamount to opening the entrance gate of the various types of germs. Not to mention if it is not served hygienically. Results from recent research showed that babies who received breast milk foods companion before he was six months, more diarrhea, constipation, colds, and heat than babies who only get the mother's milk exclusively. Not to mention the study of other world health agencies.
* When your baby is six months old or older, digestive system is relatively perfect and ready to receive Food escort breast milk. Some proteins such as enzymes solver gastric acid, pepsin, lipase, amylase enzyme, will be produced at the time he was a perfect 6-month-old.
* Reduces risk of allergies due to food. When infants aged <6 months, the cells around the gut is not ready for the content of the food. So that the food intake can cause immune reactions and allergies occur.
* Delaying the provision of companion foods breast milk until six months to protect babies from obesity later in life. Sari-solving process is not perfect food. In some extreme cases there is also a necessary consequence of surgery companion Food breast milk too early. And lots of other reasons why the Food escort new milk may be introduced in children after the age of 6 months.

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Tips feeding positions

In the tips this time I will give some nursing positions that can be tried, so the process can run smoothly

1. holding position (the cradle hold)
This classic position breastfeeding, baby cuddle with the baby's head in the crook of her mother's elbow. when feeding on the right breast, put his head in the crook of right elbow and buttocks on the right palm. point the baby's body so that baby's ears are in a straight line with an existing baby's hands above. in other words, she was lying on his side to face, stomach and knees against the chest and abdomen mother. the hands of another baby (that is beneath him) left it was as though embracing mother's body, thus simplifying the baby's mouth to reach the breast.

2. holding the position of the cross (the cross cradle hold)
at this position, the mother did not support the baby's head with an elbow curve, but with her palms. so, if the mother breast-feeding with the right breast, use your left hand to hold. hug the baby, so the head, chest and belly facing you. then, point the mouth to your nipple with your thumb and your hands behind your head and below the ear. This position can be chosen if the baby has difficulty pressed his mouth to the nipple. for example, if your breasts are big while small baby's mouth.

3. position of the head (the clutch or football hold)
according to its name, in this position the baby's head propped mother with her palms, while the body of the baby "slipped" under your hand, like holding a ball or a handbag. if you are going to breast feed her right hand, then hold the baby with your right hand. and vice versa. place the baby on the side (under your hand) with the front facing you. let his legs stretched backwards. put your hands on a pillow on your lap or beside you. then prop the shoulders, neck and head with your hands. point the baby's mouth toward your nipple. This action must be done with caution. if the mother encourages the baby to the breast hard, the baby will reject and move her head. This position can be selected if you undergo Caesarean operations (to avoid the baby lying on your stomach). in addition, this position can also be used if your baby is small or has difficulty in feeding, or you have flat nipples, or if your baby twins.

4. side by side sleeping position (reclining position)
These positions are done while lying in bed. ask for help couples to put some pillows under your head and shoulders, and between your knees. the intention is to make your back and pelvis on the straight position. baby face to face with the mother (sleep dealing), aids baby pressed his mouth to your nipple. if necessary, place a small pillow, or folded blanket under his head. Essentially, keep the baby does not need to strain your neck to reach the nipple. otherwise, you do not need to bow to him, so do not get tired. This position can be selected if the mother has not been able to sit with a good or comfortable, or in a period of healing after a Caesarean operation.
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