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Umbilical Cord Blood Banking – How to Donate and Eligibility Criteria

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking – How to Donate and Eligibility Criteria

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking is a life-saving option that was not available in the past. The umbilical cord was earlier discarded following child birth. However, in present times, collection of umbilical cord blood could be done following child delivery and donated to a public cord blood bank to assist some person having a life-menacing condition. Cord Blood Banking - Comprehending Your Choices Nowadays, to-be parents could select from the below mentioned choices. Donating your infant’s cord blood to a public cord blood bank is gratis and would become obtainable for all those patients needing transplant, not reserved exclusively for your kin. Collection would be under stringent quality benchmarks for ensuring aptness for transplant. In case the standards fail to match up for transplantation  [...]

Identifying True Nappy Rash and Essential Preventative Strategies

Identifying True Nappy Rash and Essential Preventative Strategies

Not all skin conditions that occur in the nappy area are true nappy rash and it is vital that one identifies a rash correctly so that pertinent action could be taken for resolving it. The various skin conditions that are no true nappy rash are: Ammonia Dermatitis It appears as a general reddishness that starts surfacing around the genitals instead of the anal area. One could spot a strong stench of ammonia. In extreme cases, it could spread to areas like groin, thigh and bottom and causing ulceration in case untreated. Cause and Treatment Ammonia dermatitis develops due to irritation from ammonia. In case treatment outlined below does not appear to improve the situation then it is important to seek prompt medical advice. Heat Rashes These are tiny blister formations that arise all over the  [...]

Herbal Galactagogue for Breastfeeding Mothers

Herbal Galactagogue for Breastfeeding Mothers

Galactagogue is a substance employed for increasing milk supply among breastfeeding mothers with low milk secretion. Fenugreek is the widely opted herbal galactogogue type and is a centuries-old chosen remedy for augmenting milk secretion in breastfeeding mothers. Nursing mothers usually sense a rise in milk secretion in 1-3 days following intake of this herb, however in others it could take nearly fourteen days for any apparent change. The herb is employed for bolstering milk production in the interim or for long-standing augmentation of milk supply and optionally for pumping yield. Majority of the mothers have observed that fenugreek use could be halted when stimulation in milk supply to an apt level has been acquired. Fenugreek is deemed safe for breastfeeding mothers when moderately employed  [...]

35 Prudent Ways To Boosting Breast Milk Production

35 Prudent Ways To Boosting Breast Milk Production

For comprehending ways to increasing nature’s own bounty – breast milk, it is imperative to decipher how the process of breast milk production actually functions. Breast milk production is mostly about demand and supply, though firstly this is not the case. Subsequent to delivery, the hormonal fluctuations signal the body to commence making milk. But in this time, the body does not clearly recognize the quantity of milk that the baby would require. Hence, this is the appropriate time for establishing an ample milk supply. Over a span of time, the body would gradually identify the amount of milk to secrete on the basis of the milk being removed from the breasts. Breasts being emptied signal the body to produce more milk. Similarly, breasts that are full give hint to the body for making lesser  [...]

10 Celeb-Vouched Secrets To Stay Post-Baby Slim

10 Celeb-Vouched Secrets To Stay Post-Baby Slim

A sense of utter frustration could engulf so many mothers after trying all kinds of diets and none of them working out. Feeling loose, flabby and an expanding waist size are common carps among women that have had a single or multiple child births. The problem is that often we tend to perplex our bodies with the magic ‘red, green, cabbage soup, less-carbohydrate, less –fat, less-GI diets that mostly deny us the foods that we are fond of, hence we fail to adhere to these diets. Foods could be addictions hence it is imperative to garner control over them. It’s all about making lifetime alterations in one’s habits. It all boils down to being observant about ‘the way’ in which one is eating, ‘when’ one is eating and ‘why’ one is eating – not ‘what’ one is eating. By following  [...]