Stress & Milk Secretion

Stress & Milk Secretion

Stress & Milk Secretion When a mother is scared, stressed, or anxious, the adrenaline released by her body system can inhibit oxytocin production. And since oxytocin is what causes milk to flow freely from breasts, adrenaline messes with milk secretion. Stress and...
How often baby should feed?

How often baby should feed?

Frequent Nursing Frequent nursing is normal in the early months mostly new-borns need to nurse at least 8 – 12 times per day. Frequent nursing is also needed for the following reasons : To nourish and grow a baby who has a stomach the size of his fist. To establish a...
When to get help?

When to get help?

When to get help? Not all babies latch right away, usually babies who won’t latch right away are either too sleepy or shocked from birth to wake up enough to drink milk or they’re still so full of amniotic fluid that they need to get it out before they can take...
Preterm babies / Low weight babies

Preterm babies / Low weight babies

NICU Support When the baby is a preemie or a sick baby in the hospital it can be incredibly stressful for the parents. Yes, NICU moms are struggling, like all moms they dreamed of snuggling their babies all the time, but instead, they have to wait and ask permission...
Postpartum Depression – BLAME GAME

Postpartum Depression – BLAME GAME

Postpartum Depression – BLAME GAME When a mother delivers her baby, the entire family’s concern is to focus on the baby. What about the mother? How about her feeling towards baby? How about her feelings towards herself? Most of the support system fails to...