When newborns are hungry, their hands are fisted and drawn tight against their chest. However, during a feeding and once their tummies begin to fill up, their hands open, their fingers soften, and their arms lie lower across their body. The American Pregnancy Association also confirms this easy indication of satiety/satisfaction from newborns at the end of a feeding: The baby looks relaxed, “falls” off the breast, has open hands, and/or falls asleep.
10 DIY third trimester pampering ideas (and a giveaway
Craving some pampering during your pregnancy? Why not indulge yourself and enjoy a day or two at a spa. Many offer a whole range of special treats for pregnant women, ranging from massages to manicures. Try these tips for a relaxing and wonderful spa getaway.
Newborn stomach... I wish more first time moms knew this before that first night in the hospital! A baby isn't born hungry, they just left the womb, where they sucked the life out of you! Trust your body!
"This evidence leaves little, if any, doubt that there's a strong connection between breastfeeding and heart health for mom and baby. But the benefits of breastfeeding go further. For moms, it can reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and osteoporosis. For babies, breastfeeding can reduce the risk of gastrointestinal and respiratory infections, childhood obesity, and SIDS."
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