Tag: mothers

  • How to Return to Work After Taking Parental Leave

    Returning to work after being home with a new baby is “a transition that’s like no other

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  • 10 Things Women Experience During Pregnancy And Don’t Tell

    All women  dream about having a baby, and the day arrives when she is finally able to pee on a stick. The pregnancy test turns positive, and she can’t wait to share the news with the world. Once people know, they begin to fill your head with information. Stories about their experiences with morning sickness, when they first felt the baby move, their pregnancy cravings, and their detailed birth story are tossed at you left and right. Those stories fill you with hope and excitement of how your own nine month journey will turn out. However, there are certain things that pregnant women

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  • Emotional Care After A Cesarean Birth For Mothers

    As much as there is need for physical care for mothers after birth, special attention has to be paid to the emotional care for mother, today we give your tips on emotional care for mothers after cesarean birth Emotional Care After A Cesarean: Take additional time daily to sit and bond with your baby If you are having a hard time with breastfeeding after the cesarean delivery, contact a lactation consultant for direction and support. Understand that you might need to take time to decompress emotionally after the surgery, especially if the procedure involved an emergency. To help deal with any negative

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  • How to Care for NewBorn’s Umbilical Cord

    In the womb, the umbilical cord connects the fetus to the mother. After birth, the cord is no longer needed. It is cut, and then clamped. This leaves a small stump. In most cases, the umbilical cord stump dries up and falls off the newborn within the first few weeks of life. Sometimes, however, an infection can develop. This may cause the area around the cord to swell and become inflamed, red, or tender. There may be cloudy, discolored, or foul-smelling discharge from the cord. There may also be oozing or slight bleeding. To treat the umbilical cord infection, the healthcare provider may

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  • 5 Ways to Increase Chances of a Safe Delivery for Mothers[Part 1]

    World over, mothers and newborns register high rates of deaths especially during  child labour ,delivery or within the days that follow. A wide range of definition has been used to describe a safe delivery; from a delivery that is conducted either in a health institution or home assisted by a trained health professional to a delivery that is free from injuries and /or death Depending on the span of experience, the definition may vary, for instance,a frontline health care provider, who spends every single day of their lives  saving lives and encountering different challenges involved in the process may offer

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