Breast Feeding Adopted Babies

Guide In Breastfeeding Adopted Babies Not only is breast feeding an adopted baby easy, the chances are that you will produce a large amount of milk. It isn't complicated to do, although it is different than breast feeding a baby you have been pregnant with for 9 months. Breast Feeding And Milk There are two objectives that are involved in breast feeding an adopted baby. The first is getting your baby to breast feed, and the other is … [Read more...]

Breast Compression – Importance And How To Use It

Importance Of Breast Compression The sole purpose of breast compression is to continue the flow of breast milk to the baby once the baby no longer drinks on his own. Breast compression will also stimulate a let down reflex and often causes a natural let down reflex to occur. This technique may also be useful for the following: Poor weight gain in the baby. Colic in the breast fed baby. Frequent feedings or long feedings. Sore … [Read more...]

Breast Feeding Benefits

Some Breast Feeding Benefits You Should Know Once you've given birth, one of the breast feeding benefits is the single most important thing you can do to protect your baby and help to promote good health. Best of all, breast feeding is free. Along with saving you money on HMR (Human Milk Replacement), breast feeding can also help you to keep your medical bills down. Babies that are fed with formula get sicker more often and more … [Read more...]

Breast Feeding And Which Foods You Will Avoid

Foods To Avoid During Breast Feeding Many women find that they can eat whatever they may like during breast feeding. Even though it's true that some strongly favored foods can change the taste of your milk, many babies seem to enjoy the varieties of breast milk flavors. Occasionally, your baby may get cranky at the breast after you eat certain foods. If you notice this happening, simply avoid that particular food. The most common offenders … [Read more...]

School – Can You Have Too Much Of It?

Importance Of After School Programs When my mom finally decided to take that plum posting as a Divisional Head, I knew I was in trouble. Her office hours stretched way beyond my school hours. And anyway, I was privy to the many discussions my parents had about 'Honey, what do we do with the kids?' Well, finally they struck gold - an educational after school program. Won't that be just grand? Kids are learning new things while parents are happily … [Read more...]

Learning Environment Of After School Programs

Learning Environment Of After School Programs Should Have There is often a trap in the words 'after school activities'. One may easily believe that since these activities are after school, they are not of much importance. But, one couldn't be more wrong. Research suggests that children pick up some of their most important skills from after school programs. That is why learning environment of after school programs is important. Children who do … [Read more...]

School Program – Successful After School Programs

Characteristics Of A Successful After School Program What marks a successful after school program? What are the things that you should look for when enrolling your child into one such program? Other than the obvious advantage of learning something new, successful programs incorporate many things that help the development of the child. Development of social skills is one of the more important objectives of a good after school program. In a … [Read more...]

School-Based Programs – After School Programs

The Need For School-Based Programs In an effort to keep children motivated and safe, the U.S. Government sets aside a good amount of fund for financing after school programs every year. A report by the U.S. Department of Education and Justice points out that after school programs are very effective and is in the interests of the society as a whole. Interestingly, it was found that Americans liked providing school-based programs in their … [Read more...]

Recreation Programs – After School Recreation Programs

What After School Recreation Programs Offer After school recreation programs can be divided into 3 broad categories: academic, recreational and social. Balanced development takes place when there is compatibility between the physical, mental as well as the educational achievements of the child. As the name suggests after school recreation programs are based on a sport or recreation. Some of the more common physical activities include football, … [Read more...]

Reading – After School Program

What To Do To Make Your Child Like Reading In a world that is slowly but surely turning away from books and getting glued to monitors or television screens, the importance of developing a passion for reading cannot be overlooked. Reading is a habit and should be established when the child is relatively young. What can you do to foster this habit? Enroll Your Child For Reading Classes: There are many well structured after school reading … [Read more...]