Prenatal Health And The Health Of Your Baby By Jasmine branch and Chloe…
Prenatal Health And The Health Of Your Baby By Jasmine branch and Chloe Oakley
How To Maintain Prenatal Health With?
Mothers during the prenatal phase the hormones in her body can make her anxious and its recommended that if this is happening you go see a help professional. A father can also get depression during the pregnancy as they can feel they don't have a big role and are not doing anything. mothers can not seem like themselves during the pregnancy because of the amount of pain and struggle they have, which makes them believe they cant go through with this. If you are going through this its recommended to talk a health professional
Mothers during the prenatal phase are asked to avoid foods like raw milk products, soft cheeses because of bacteria, deli items (ham), raw sea foods, to obviously avoid alcohol and drugs, and to minimize the amount of sugar you have on a daily basis. Its really good for a mother if she eats well during the pregnancy.
For mothers during the prenatal phase its recommended to do exercises like swimming cause it the muscles in the back and hips. its also recommended to do walking everyday so you stay physically healthy. there are other exercises like cycling, yoga and muscle strengthening exercises. mothers undergo body changes and might not be able to do there usual exercises, its just recommended to change the routine.
Health Professionals To Assist You In?
A health professional to help a mother during the pregnancy can be your midwife. your midwife can be there for you during the hormonal stage or even if you think there is something wrong with the pregnancy.
A health professional to help a mother during pregnancy can be your local GP. your GP can help through your mental state and can help with your dieting and exercise you need to be doing to have a healthy baby
A health professional to help a mother during the pregnancy can be a prenatal nurse. a prenatal nurse an be there for you like a midwife and can help you understand more knowledge about the pregnancy
A health professional to help a mother during birth is paediatrician. A paediatrician is a doctor who specialises in children and babies. If there is any worries about your babies health a paediatrician will be there for you at birth. They can also sometimes check over your baby's health before taking the baby home
A health professional to help a mother during birth is an Anaesthetists. A Anaesthetists are get involved if the mother is having a epidural, or if they are having a caesarean.
A health professional to help during birth is a doula. a doula is a professional trained in child birth and provide physical, emotional and education support to mothers. A doulas purpose is for the mother to have a safe, memorable and empowering birth experience. the doula usally gets to know the mother before birth then when the mother is in labour the doula are constant and close to the mothers needs
A health professional to help a mother during postnatal phase can be a midwife. a midwife is there for the mother and makes sure there is no potential problems with the mother or baby.
A health professional to help a mother during postnatal phase is a health visitor. A health visitor is a nurse or midwife that has had extra training in a child's development. A health visitor gives advice and support to the mother until the child turns 5. they have experience and knowledge about what's going on in your area, including support groups
A health professional to help a mother during postnatal phase is a Obstetric physiotherapist. A Obstetric physiotherapist is there for a mother, to help cope with the changes in you body during the postnatal phase.
Benefits And Limitation To Breast Feeding And Bottle Feeding?
Benefits To Breast Feeding?
For a child being breast fed there are future benefits like it can protect the child from obesity and some cancers. It's also has more got nutrition for the baby then powdered milk. breast milk also contains antibodies that help your baby fight of viruses and bacteria and its also known that babies who have been breast fed for the first 6 months have fewer ear infections, respiratory illnesses and diarrhea. Bottle fed babies are most likely to get sick a lot but if you breast feed your baby it will most likely fight the bugs and make them stronger.
For a mother breast feeding it can be healthy for her as well becuase when breast feeding it releases oxytocin(hormone). breast feeding also decreases the mother getting cancers like breast and uterus cancer. breastfeeding also costs a lot less then bottle feeding, studies have shown that mothers can spend $134-$491 per month for formula.
Reasons Not To Breast Feed?
Reasons not to breast feed would be either the mother doesn't know the benefits of breast feeding or the mother doesn't feel comfortable. another reason is that some babies are born with a disease where they cannot digest breast milk. its not recommended to breast feed if you are taking any medication like sendatives, anti-seizure medicine or cancer medicines.
Benefits To Bottle Feeding?
Bottle feeding a baby is more comfortable then breastfeeding, because bottle feeding doesn't come with the pain like breastfeeding does, things like engorgement, cracked nipples, bite marks and mastitis. breastfed babies are more demanding and want to be fed more often where with bottle feeding a mother can relax more often. with bottle feeding it can be done by anyone in the family so the mother can relax after always looking after the baby
Reasons Not To Bottle Feed?
Bottle fed babies are more likely to get sick a lot. A baby that's starts off with bottle feeding usually eat less then breastfed babies because formula is less digestible than breast milk. overfeeding a baby formula can make the baby more likely to be overweight which has more risks of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and a shorter life. Formula is also expensive its said that parents $2000-5000 a year, where with breastfeeding its free.
Solid Foods And Babies
When Should You Feed Solids To Your Baby And What Signs Would A Baby Give That They Are Ready For Solids?
A baby should be drinking breast milk or bottled milk for at least 6 months before starting to eat solid foods. for a mother to notice a baby being ready for solid foods there are signs like they can hold up there own head cause a baby needs to maintain a steady upright position. another sign is when the child sits well when supported and the child can also make chewing motions, you notice this when a baby is dribbling less. there is also signs like chewing there fists, walking throughout the night and wanting extra milk. they also have to have good coordination.
What Foods Should You Feed Your Baby When They Start Solids And What Nutritional Benefit Do They Give?
When a baby starts to eat solid foods you should start off by giving the child vegetables like sweet potato or any mushy vegetables. another food you could give your baby is soft fruits like banana or orange. it helps the baby learn if they are able to pick its own food up. When you start feeding your baby solids you should start off with stuff like avocado, sweet potato, banana and pear. you should give your baby one new food at a time and wait a few days before giving them another. if the mother starts giving the baby solids too early they are replacing a highly concentrated source of nutrients (breast milk/formula). A healthy diet is important for a baby because the nutrients play an important role in brain development and eyesight and the growth of your baby.
Food And Drink Safety
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Whos Involved In Looking After You?
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