Hold your newborn close to your bare chest right after birth – is an advice all of us are familiar with. But, most of us don’t know the benefits that can be reaped by such a cozy and beautiful thing that you do with your newborn baby. From promoting perfect latch to stimulating healthy growth, skin to skin benefits in a myriad of ways. After all, human touch can change everything.
Expecting for the first time brings out a lot of emotions altogether. You will be excited, happy, nervous, stressed, anxious – all at the same time. Growing a human being, bringing him into this world and taking care of him does make you plan and plot vigorously right from the start. And not to forget the pressure that has built around the moms and dads to do everything in a perfect manner. But, after all, there is just so much you can do. Being a first-time mom, there are a few things you might miss out on. Here are 17 Mistakes First Time Pregnant Moms can make.
Labor and Delivery dawn upon some curiosity around questions like, ‘Will I poop?’, ‘What if I don’t feel the urge to push?’ etc. There is one more thing which you need to muddle through – Vaginal Tearing. Vaginal Tearing is very common and yet, not a lot of women know what it is and how to deal with it. Here are some tips to prevent vaginal tearing during childbirth.
While any surgery is a proposition that should be taken seriously, with some mental and emotional preparation, you can feel empowered if a C-section seems in the cards. Here are most common reasons for a c-section.
When you are pregnant every day brings a new surprise. Whether it’s good – let’s say your baby just started kicking and you have had a large red velvet cake at breakfast or it’s bad – means you are experiencing sudden discomfort in some shocking places and your husband ate the last piece of your cake. Pregnancy is always full of unexpected bumps.
Breast is Best – These 25 breastfeeding facts will further assure you that this statement indeed is true. Read on to know a couple of quirky yet positive facts about breastfeeding. All of them will give you a little push to continue breastfeeding even if it’s a tad difficult for a while. This too shall pass!