Category: Mother & Child

breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Diet – The Quality of Your Diet Is Critical

You will hear breastfeeding supporters always telling you about the superior nutritional value of breast milk over formula. What most of them neglect to tell you is the quality of the breast milk nutrition is exactly equal to the nutritional quality of the mother’s diet. A breastfeeding diet is not to lose weight, but to make...

baby weaning

Baby Weaning – Ideas for A Successful Transition to Food

Once your baby reaches about 6 months of age, your baby’s Doctor will recommend you start introducing foods. Following a proper plan of baby weaning is very important to make sure you don’t develop a fussy eater. Here’s a few tips to get you started. The first food you are likely to introduce to your baby...

bmi comparison

Fat at young age and Body Mass Index

International Congress on Obesity, revealed that reports linking the risk of mortality and obesity at young age. A research conducted by scientists from the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark concluded that men who suffer from obesity at the age of 20 years face double the risk of dying prematurely. The study, led by...

baby eczema

Baby Eczema – Are You Really Sure It Is Eczema?

When your baby starts to get a red rash, or scaly looking skin, all your helpful relatives and friends may start scaring you. They will come up with a diagnosis faster than the Doctor could even take a look. Many of them will claim it is baby eczema, without even really know what they are talking...

loseweight while breastfeeding

Losing Weight While Breastfeeding – The Importance Of Proper Nutrition

Losing weight is on the mind of almost every woman after she delivers her baby. She desperately wants to get back down to her pre-pregnancy weight and start wearing her old clothes. Is losing weight while breastfeeding healthy for both the mother and the baby? You may be hearing from your mother, friends, or other concerned...