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Coping with Mastitis and How to Ease It

Coping with Mastitis and How to Ease It

BY HARRIET from tobyandroo.com I’ve mentioned before that after I had Edith I was really unlucky and developed Mastitis, 10 days postpartum. This wasn’t something that I had any experience with, I never had it with Toby and it certainly wasn’t an issue with Reuben (who was bottle fed due to complications). “Mastitis is a condition that causes a woman’s breast tissue to become painful and inflamed, it usually happens within the first three months of breastfeeding and can be caused by missed feeds, poor latch or problems sucking. Symptoms of mastitis can include: a red, swollen area on your...

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How to Bond with a Baby in the Womb

How to Bond with a Baby in the Womb

Here’s another article that we came across online that we hope you might be interested in. Bond MusicallyCarolyn Granier-Deferre, Psychobiologist at Paris Descartes University, conducted a research in which 50 pregnant women, who were in their later stages of pregnancy, were asked to listen to descending melody of a piano twice in a day. After the infants turned one-month old, it was discovered that the heart rate of the sleeping babies slowed by 12 beats per minute while listening to familiar sound whereas the rate slowed by six beats to unfamiliar sound. The results clearly suggested that a baby in...

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