Breastfeeding

It is the process of feeding the baby with milk produced by the female breast with sucking. It is a common fungal process between humans and other mammals and continues from birth to weaning.

 

Symptoms: –

Causes breast   pain  and complications of breastfeeding include swelling of the breast, pain and burning sensation, fever where the temperature is 38°C or more, as well as redness of the  skin, and breast inflammation may occur at any time during lactation, especially  in the first weeks of  breastfeeding

 

Reasons for breastfeeding:  

Breast milk is easier to digest than a commercial milk formula, and antibodies in breast milk boost your baby’s immune system.

 

Risk factors that negatively affect breastfeeding:    

  • Nervous pressure
  • Medicines
  • Lifestyle

 

When should I visit the doctor:

  • If you feel pain while breastfeeding
  • If the baby doesn’t respond to breastfeeding.
  • If you feel unedited for the baby

 

Treatment:

Regular breastfeeding (8 times or more every 24 hours) for 15 to 20 minutes at atime,breast massage, and comfortable and suitable bras                                              

 

Prevention and the best way to breastfeeding:

The natural feeding process is done in the following way:

  • The child is attached from his head to his feet in the mother’s body and is in a half-seated (slanted)position.
  • Hold the nipple  by hand four fingers from the bottom and thumbs from above
  • Help the child catch the nipple and halo.
  • The duration of the infant ranges from 5 to 20 minutes depending on the child and the time of feeding (morning, evening…) but it is better to let the baby breastfeed until full and leave the breast  on his own.
 
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