Breast feeding the new born

Dr. Aruna Ashok

Breast hygiene
Regular bath in warm water
Use antiseptic solution or bar
Cleansing of breast
 
Cracked or sore nipple?
Always stay hydrated
Treat with ointments
Plant based butter
 
Things to remember on breastfeeding
Wear comfortable clothes
Cotton cloths in summer
Sweaters in winter
 
Mother care
Loose fitted clothes help in breastfeeding and soothing
 
Did you know?
Only source of nutrient for your new born is your breast milk.
 
Breast care
Care your breast since pregnancy
Stay hydrated to avoid soreness
 
Breast care
Express your breast milk by gentle massage
Avoid hard massage on breast
 
Milk lump pains on breast can be avoided by feeding your baby on optimum time interval.
 
Causes of dehydration
Soreness
Cracked nipple
 
Breast care
Chemical based ointments over nipple or breast affects the health of your new born
 
Do’s for proper breast care
Keep your breast clean and hygienic
Express milk using your hands
Wear the right bra
Use butter
 
Don’ts for proper breast care
Having stained clothes
Heavy worked clothes
Washing breast often
 
Post pregnancy
Requires lots of care and support
Accept messy things
Don’t expect perfection
 
Post pregnancy effects
Depression
Anxiety
Fear
Unwanted anger
Mood swings
 
Post pregnancy tips
Positive environment
Practice yoga
Music and movies
Seek help when needed
 
 
 
 
 
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