Transition from Breast Milk to Milk Powder

Dr. Cui answered: It is normal for mixed feeding children not to accept bottles. As the child grows up, he starts to choose the feeding method, which shows that his development is normal. Parents should be patient with infants who must continue to add bottles to feed. 1. Mother cannot be present when feeding bottles; 2. Be sure to bottle-feed the child several times in a row to make the child feel hungry before accepting the bottle. If the child refuses the bottle, he will compensate with breast-feeding, which is difficult to make him accept the bottle.

Can’t mothers nurse their babies when they are in a bad mood? Eight Truths about Breastfeeding

We all know that breast milk is the best food for infants, and breast-feeding is not without benefits for mothers and infants. However, there are still many legends about breast-feeding, which often bring many troubles to nursing mothers and their families. You must have heard the following 8 rumors about breast milk more or less. Rumor 1: When the mother is angry, sad or in a bad mood, harmful ingredients will appear in breast milk, which will affect the baby’s health. Truth: Mothers’ emotional changes will not change the composition of milk. When you are in a bad mood, the amount of milk may decrease, but the quality of the milk itself will not be a problem. It is good Read More …

Do children need DHA supplements?

Parents all hope their babies can be healthy and intelligent, and DHA, known as “brain gold”, has received special attention from parents. However, is DHA really that magical? Does the baby need DHA supplements? Today, Dr. Clove will tell you about the DHA supplement for babies. What is good about DHA? In short, DHA can help baby’s nerve and vision development. The full name of DHA [docosahexaenoic acid] belongs to-3 unsaturated fatty acid. It has long carbon chain and many double bonds, and is closely related to the development of brain nerves and vision. Studies have shown that adequate DHA intake by mothers during pregnancy and lactation can promote the development of baby’s nerve, vision and immune system and long-term Read More …

The baby is always sleeping. Do you want to wake him up and nurse him?

Newborns sleep more than 16 hours a day, and the babies sleep soundly for most of the day. However, the baby has slept for a long time and has not woken up on his own. Do you want to wake him up and nurse him? Whether the baby should be woken up or not is mainly determined by the baby’s age, weight and health status. Be sure to wake up and nurse in the first few weeks after birth. For newborn babies, if they sleep for a long time in the first few weeks and do not wake up on their own, they need to wake up and nurse. Because most newborns will lose weight in the few days after Read More …

Why is breast milk better than formula milk?

Although Dr. Clove has stressed countless times that breast milk is a [always imitated and never surpassed] existence to formula milk, we have always stressed that under normal circumstances, those who can breast-feed should not eat formula milk casually. However, people think that fat babies are healthier, breast milk nutrition (formula milk is thicker than breast milk, There are still many people who think breast milk is unnecessary and not as good as formula milk due to misconceptions such as more nutritious) and infant crying signals (believing that breast milk is insufficient when a child cries). These misconceptions not only undermine mothers’ confidence in breast milk, but also cause many babies to fail to realize the various benefits of breast Read More …

The pain of chapped nipples, mothers, don’t carry it hard.

I believe that mothers who breast-milk their babies will not be too unfamiliar with such a scene: The mother was lying on her side to nurse the baby, and the baby was also struggling to suck it. However, all of a sudden, the mother’s face changed, frowned tightly, and her expression was painful. She even couldn’t help crying out loud. She tried to shoot off the “should I push him away, push him away, or push him away” that she had said silently for 10,000 times before she could insist on feeding the milk. Nipple sucking seems to be just a trivial matter, but in fact, it is more likely to become an obstacle to mothers’ breast milk than mastitis Read More …

Daddy’s Nurturing Record: Hot Compress for Blocking Milk? It is likely that the application will get worse and worse!

On the 3rd day after the baby tomato was born, the mother tomato felt the pain of [milk swelling]. The breast became big and heavy, and there was a little acid swelling. Manual and electric breast pumps were used once, but the results were still very little. Then, under the soft grinding and hard soaking of her family, the little tomato mother was forced to drink a bowl of papaya octopus crucian carp soup, euphemistically called lactagogue. Guangdong families have always believed that the nutrition in the ingredients after cooking soup is all in the soup. Although doctors have repeatedly stressed that the mother’s diet after giving birth should not be too greasy, you know the rules [handed down from Read More …

These four postures are the easiest to nurse. Which one are you?

Many mothers mentioned various problems they encountered during breast-feeding, such as nipple pain, nipple vesicles and mastitis. Looking at the essence through the phenomenon, these problems actually lie in the nursing posture. Which posture should I use to nurse my baby? Is there a so-called “perfect nursing posture”? In fact, there is no specific perfect breast-feeding posture in what. As long as you and your baby are comfortable and your baby can eat enough milk, that is the most unique perfect posture suitable for your mother and child. There are some common points for various comfortable and effective breast-feeding postures. Do the following 5 points well and feed them as you like: 1. Make sure your baby’s body is in Read More …

Is it really OK for the baby to take medicine for his mother when he catches a cold?

Although mothers take good care of their babies, sometimes they will still get sick if they are not careful. Looking at the suffering baby, the mother felt distressed and wished she could get sick on her own behalf. This is obviously unrealistic, so some mothers have found an alternative method-taking medicine for their babies and then giving it to their children through breast milk. This is obviously wrong. Many mothers believe that if they take the medicine themselves and then use breast milk to give the medicine to their babies, the amount of medicine the babies will take will be greatly reduced and the harm of the medicine to the children will be correspondingly reduced. In fact, breast milk is Read More …

These three kinds of vegetables [are poisonous], and many people are still eating them indiscriminately.

Eat more vegetables. We may have heard this sentence from an early age, and no one will think that vegetables have what problems. However, some vegetables are not only not allowed to eat more, but even [not to eat if you can], such as the three [poisonous] vegetables to be introduced today. In 2015, I put forward the statement of “China’s Three Poisonous Vegetables”, including the recent “Net Red” Houttuynia cordata Thunb (folded ear root). However, it is definitely not for no reason that these three vegetables are poisonous. I will explain in detail next. Houttuynia cordata Thunb: Risk of Kidney Injury Houttuynia cordata Thunb (folded ear root) is a popular flavor vegetable in Southwest China. Its biggest problem is Read More …