How to Help Your Body Recover from Childbirth
Looking after yourself is just as important as looking after your new baby. With confinement practiced by Chinese, Malays and Indians, most Singaporean mums understand that special care is needed to help themselves heal and recuperate after childbirth.
The last thing you’ll feel like just after birth is exercise – and in the following weeks, what with all that breastfeeding, settling, bleeding and recovering from childbirth, it’s hard to get motivated to do much else.
Return of Your Period
If you are fully breastfeeding, that is no supplementary feeds, it is likely you will not get your period until you have started to reduce the number of feeds your baby is having. This is not a rule and some women find their period returns quickly
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How to Prevent and Treat Diaper Rash
Your baby's skin is sensitive - especially on their bottom. The combination of baby's tender skin and the warm, moist environment of a diapered bottom can lead to the unfortunate red, irritated bumpy
How to Set Up an Efficient Changing Station
Newborn babies can easily go through 10 diapers a day, so before your baby arrives, it’s a good idea to make sure you’ve got all the supplies you need and a safe, functional, baby-friendly area set up for diaper duty.
A new mother’s confinement period includes traditional postnatal practices that are designed to help her recover from pregnancy, labor and birth.
How to Burp Your Baby Comfortably
As your baby hungrily gulps down breast milk or formula, they’re also swallowing a lot of air. Since your newborn spends most of their time lying down, that air sits in their oesophagus and results in a gassy, cranky baby and spit up.
Coping with New Baby
There can be a whole range of challenges that parents face in first weeks of becoming a parent. Some examples include recovering from birth, breastfeeding, and settling your baby.
Care for Your Newborn Sensitive Skin
There’s nothing you like more than cuddling your baby’s super soft skin. So it’s a good thing your baby’s skin is so sensitive that your touch is soothing, nurturing and vital to their development