Controversy around Newborn Breastfeeding In 2000 BC breastfeeding was a norm and was used as "wet nursing" (Stevens, Patrick & Pickler, 2009). According to Stevens, Patrick & Pickler (2009) Breastfeeding was used as a method of safe infant feeding since bottles or formula use did not exist. Wet nursing was defined as, "a woman who breastfeeds another's child" (Davis, 199 3, p. 2111). Wet nursing was used when "mothers were dying from childbirth or lactation failure" (Stevens, Patrick & Pickler, 2009). Ever since bottle feeding and formula use has been discovered, there has been a lot of controversy around which method is the safest for infants.
Supplying a baby with breast milk is the most natural thing in the world. Ideological discussions are therefore out of place. However, there are good medical and personal reasons for not nursing your child. How do I feed my child during the first months of my life? For thousands of years in all cultures, there was no question that every woman breast-feeds her own child, yet nowadays the feeding of babies has developed in to two different directions, moms who breastfeed and others who bottle feed.
BREASTFEEDING ESSENTIALS AND FIRST STEPS Are you pregnant and planning on breastfeeding? Are you worried about the preparations and the process itself? These are your first steps on the ladder to successful breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is probably the most effective way to boost your baby’s immune system since day one. Nursing is the most natural way to feed your baby and it lowers your child’s health risks such as flu, diabetes, viruses and infections.
The wish of every pregnant woman is to have a safe delivery, enjoy almost painless labor and deliver their baby vaginally . Most pregnant women dread the experience of labor because of what they have heard about labor and delivery, some have even followed a pregnant women to delivery suite or labor ward and seen the ugly scene of delivery and what the fellow women pass through while delivering ,hence this has created a lot of fear into their heart expecially the first time mother. I have good news for you that it 's possible to actually not pass through what others have gone through or even probably you have had such experience before ,your next delivery can be better ,almost painless labor , without complications and medical interventions but with ease in vaginal delivery. This article will be revealing to you steps to take to actually bring you kind of labor and delivery experience you want to have in your next delivery. To achieve safe delivery, you must come to term with this truth that the journey to this doesn 't begin towards the end of third trimester, it begins right from the first trimester through the pregnancy period till the delivery day.
Lactation or breastfeeding is the most important and preferred way to ensure complete nutrition for infants. It also aids mothers’ well being. However, most women lactate well, there are cases where women find themselves unable to lactate or there is insufficient breast milk that recedes as the initial phase passes. Nursing women may find it worrisome if they are not producing breast milk enough to support their baby’s daily feeding requirements. Low lactation levels can be due to excess interfering medication, certain illnesses, intake, stress, hormone imbalance or, inability to feed properly.
The Importance of Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is a highly discussed issue among mothers in Taiwan. Although mothers can choose between breastfeeding and formula feeding to their infants, it is hard to make decisions due to their strengths and weaknesses. However, breastfeeding is promoted and considered to be an optimum choice. Breast milk is inimitably suited to the nutritional needs for infants and is a substance with unparalleled anti-inflammatory and immunological properties that protect against a series of diseases and illnesses for both mothers and newborns (Lawrence, RA., & Lawrence, RM., 2010). Correspondingly, in the article, Kid Health, has pointed out that “commercial formulas try to imitate breast milk, and come close, but cannot
Giving birth to a child is one of the jubilant privilege gifted to a woman. The feeling of having a life grow within you, is beyond any comparison. The decision to become pregnant can be monotonous or planned. But, the emotional aspect of nurturing a life within you and then with you, is the actual feeling of motherhood. With pregnancy as the reality of life in addition to it, we have a few typical old granny tales.
Pregnancy pains make women very uncomfortable and discourage younger women from getting pregnant when they see the pains their colleagues or friend pass through. You do not have to bear such pains when you are pregnant because there are good pregnancy support belts that can help you reduce back and pelvic pains. For you to be active during pregnancy, you need to aid yourself with some extra support. Exercise is recommended for pregnant women, depending on the advice of their physician. But making yourself comfortable during pregnancy is something no woman should play with.
Her mother tackled the difficulties of blockage of the Fallopian tube where the tube stops the sperm and eggs from meeting and creating a zygote. This complication is one of the most common causes of infertility. It may be because of infection or injury, although it’s speculating how it is sometimes unknown. Since Louise was the first production of In Vitro Fertilization, her mother was told that the success chance with this procedure was “one in a million”. Right when Louise was born, she demand to go for almost 60 tests just to make sure she is normal which she was proven to be.
Menstruation was and still is in most cultures associated with vulgar or disgusting abject qualities in which women are not to expose or express any slight inkling of it occurring in society. “Red Flag” expresses Kristeva’s theory of the abject as menstrual blood itself is a repulsive object, which represents a state situated outside the cultural world, in which we try to cast away. In Kristeva’s terms by being faced with this repulsion, blood and menstruation, the boundaries we sustain between nature and civilised society are blurred (p of h). This lithograph exposes this reality for open consideration, necessarily flouting ideals of good taste and feminine respectability in order to reclaim women’s own sexual and cultural power. Such a feminist intervention is necessary in its overt nature in order for public perception to grasp its true meaning and to explore the internalized taboos presented.