Expect to find a greenish-black, tarry, sticky stool that looks like motor oil in your newborn's nappy. Since Meconium is made of amniotic fluid, mucus, skin cells, and other stuff ingested in the womb, it doesn't really smell - so you may not realise it's time for a nappy change.When your baby is two days to four days old, his stools will become lighter in colour - sort of an army green, and less sticky. This transitional stool is a sign that he's started digesting early breastmilk or formula and that his intestinal tract is fine.
What is combination feeding?! Combination feeding - where you do both bottle feed (aka artificial feed) or breast feed. What is breastfeeding? Basically what it says on the tin - putting baby on boob! Breastfeeding is a way of providing young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Not all mothers can... Continue Reading →
During pregnancy you will of course want to be able to feel financially secure as well as spoilt so below I've jotted down a few places that offer freebies whether it's samples or places that do competitions and some information on benefit help if required. The word free triggers a response from us that is... Continue Reading →
Winifred Phoenix-Koda - my third baby. Immaculate conception essentially and just like my first pregnancy I went to appointments alone, dealt with sickness alone and managed my feelings alone so this pregnancy was yet another not announced on any form of social media so Kylie Jenner did a Bryony Shaw 🤷 (just sayin') and some... Continue Reading →
1. Meconium is a fancy name for a newborn infant's first poo and of course there are many names for poo! 2. It's greenish black - baby's first bowel movement is sticky, thick, and dark, greenish black so your newborn's stool is greenish black tar in other words! 3. It doesn't last long, generally, infants... Continue Reading →