Clenched fist: A hungry breastfed baby

My little one is not much of a crier. Even when being vaccinated, my little one does not cry. So when my little one was still during the early infancy stage, I researched all the hunger cues that babies show when they are hungry. Sometimes I can see my little one doing the "rooting" (baby … Continue reading Clenched fist: A hungry breastfed baby

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What are the risks of NOT breastfeeding to the infant?

The biological norm for infant feeding is breastfeeding. Any substitution can result in significant adverse consequences for both mother and the baby. Human milk is the preferred form of nutrition for most infants. According to a study by Spatz and Lessen (2011), Immune cells, immunoglobulins, long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids,¬† cytokines, nucleotides, hormones, and bioactive … Continue reading What are the risks of NOT breastfeeding to the infant?