Breast engorgement is when the breasts become painfully full of milk. It usually occurs on the 3rd day of the puerperium. The breasts may feel hard and painful.
Common Health Problems of the Newborn Baby: How to Deal with Them
Some common health problems of the newborn baby include vomiting, regurgitation, diarrhea, constipation, excessive crying, colic, inability to latch on, etc.
Mastitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast tissue that can affect breastfeeding mothers. It is caused by a bacterial infection and can cause pain in the breasts.
Breathing Exercises to Help You Relax During Pregnancy
Breathing exercise can help you deal with the stress of pregnancy, ease pain during labor and delivery, improve your sleep, reduce anxiety and depression, etc.
Human Milk Banking: What It Is and How to Donate
Human milk banking is the process of collecting and storing breast milk for use by other mothers who are not able to produce enough milk of their own.
Medications and Breastfeeding: What Nursing Mothers Need to Know
Not all medications are created equal. Some medications may be safe and some can be passed on to your baby through breast milk, and can cause adverse effects.
Exchange Transfusion in the Newborn: When, Why, and How It’s Done
Exchange transfusion in newborns is a procedure in which blood is removed from the baby and replaced with fresh blood to treat severe jaundice or anemia.
Umbilical Sepsis (Omphalitis): What You Need to Know
Umbilical sepsis also known as omphalitis is a serious bacterial infection of the umbilicus (navel). Baby develops a red, swollen, and warm umbilical cord.
What You Need to Know About Placental Insufficiency
Placental insufficiency is a condition that can occur during pregnancy when the placenta does not provide enough oxygen and nutrients to the baby.
Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a condition that affects premature babies when their lungs can't provide enough oxygen to their body.
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