For breastfeeding mothers, especially who have to work routine or have lots of activities outside the home can give exclusive breast milk. Dairy breast milk is the milk squeezed and stored to give to the baby. This is an effective way done by breastfeeding mothers who have outdoor activities. Working mothers are not an obstacle to breastfeeding. Continue reading “Breast milk storage”
After giving birth, the breastfeeding phase is one of the most important things. But sometimes mothers experience problems during breastfeeding. As a result, the baby does not get enough milk. One problem that often occurs is cracked nipple. Cracked nipple or milk blister is pain and blisters on the area of the nipple. Continue reading “How to treat a milk blister”
Syncope is a symptom with the characteristics of a sudden and temporary loss of consciousness usually caused by a lack of blood flow and oxygen to the brain or medical terms for fainting. Syncope often occurs because the condition blood pressure is too low (hypotension). Continue reading “Syncope during pregnancy”
Shortness of breath during 2nd trimester of pregnancy
When the lungs meet the phase of not getting enough air, you will have shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. As a result, the breathing process becomes fast, shallow, and sometimes sounds “crunchy”. Moreover, the chest will feel sore. People sometimes are difficult to differentiate between shortness of breath and asthma. Shortness of breath can appear suddenly (acute) or is recurrent in the long term (chronic), and can be caused by a number of health problems other than asthma. Continue reading “Shortness of breath during 2nd trimester of pregnancy”
In the first trimester of pregnancy, women often experience a disruption in their body’s health. One of the disorders that often arise are nausea and vomit every morning. This is called by morning sickness that sometimes disrupts the women’ activities, while they also often getting impaired during urination.
Women who are entering the first trimester (0-12 weeks) of pregnancy having frequent urination, even within an hour can reach 3-4 times even more. This condition will re-emerge when entering the third trimester (28 weeks leading up to childbirth). This condition certainly will make them uncomfortable. Moreover, still they are weak enough, they will be potential to get a painful leg if they had to go to the toilet several times. Continue reading “Frequent of urination during pregnancy”
Fatigue is excessively exhausted, sometimes accompanied by dizziness and weakness. Fatigue is one of the early pregnancy symptoms that is felt almost all women in the first few weeks after conception and implantation. Usually, this symptom of fatigue will get its improvement when entering the second trimester, then return to attack when entering the third trimester. However, it can be different for each pregnant woman. Pregnancy can cause fatigue due to increased production of the hormone progesterone in pregnant women, excessive anxiety and worry until morning sickness with nausea and vomiting which causes a loss a lot of energy. Continue reading “The effects of fatigue during pregnancy”
Constipation is a condition where bowel movements are reduced or be difficult to defecate for long periods. Constipation is generally interpreted as a condition of defecation less than 3 times a week. Constipation usually heals if you change your style your life, but chronic constipation is more difficult to treat and usually be a symptom of another medical condition. Continue reading “How to treat constipation in pregnancy”
Relaxation is a way of managing anxiety or stress through muscles and nerves sourced from certain objects. Further, relaxation is the physical and psychological aspects of humans so that by doing relaxation the body will be in a balanced state. We can say, the body is in a state of calm and the muscles relax with a comfortable body.
Relaxation is one part of the effort to prepare a comfortable, safe and calm labor process. Often many mothers are confused to find the right position for relaxation. Mothers do not need to be confused with this position. Since basically, the mother herself can feel the most comfortable doing relaxation with hypnotic music. Eventually, there are 2 kinds of positions that can be chosen. There are ‘the back position / supine lying position’ and ‘lateral position’. Moreover, there is also a used combination position, namely the half-sitting position. The most correct position of relaxation is the most comfortable position according to the mother herself. Continue reading “Relaxation in pregnancy”
One of the changes experienced by pregnant women is weight gain. This weight gain is needed to support the development and the health of the fetus in the uterus. However, weight gain is not always the same for each pregnant woman. This closely depends on your body mass index and body weight before pregnancy. Body mass index is obtained from the division of body weight in kilograms with your body height in meters squared. Weight gain during pregnancy affects the health of the mother and baby at birth. Pregnant women who have excess weight during pregnancy increase the risk of experiencing diseases related to pregnancy. While pregnant women who have less weight during pregnancy can increase the risk of babies born with low weight. Gaining weight during pregnancy is very important for the baby because the baby’s weight at birth and the baby’s health status depends on the mother’s weight during pregnancy. Continue reading “Weight gain during pregnancy”
Breast milk is milk produced by humans to be consumed by babies as the main source of nutrition for babies who have not been able to digest solid food. Providing breast milk for babies is recommended until the baby 2 years old. After entering the age of 6 months, babies are given complementary food of breastmilk. However, breastfeeding is recommended to continually given until the age of 2 years. Continue reading “How to Increase Milk Supply”