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What I mean by respected childbirth

What I mean by respected childbirth

When we talk about respected childbirth, each person can feel it or live it in a way, and that is that we could see it from many perspectives … the mother, the couple, the baby, the midwife, the assistant, the obstetrician …   Each person could give a different definition of what a respected birth is for her, and in the end although we could, in fact there are protocols with items that advocate for the respected birth, the experience,…

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Colostrum, a treasure

Colostrum, a treasure

Many cultures have considered —and some still do— that colostrum is useless or bad and should therefore be avoided. In these cases, the baby is left for several hours, sometimes days, without eating anything at all or is fed with traditional preparations. But nothing could be further from the truth, since colostrum is a unique food adapted to the specific needs of a newborn baby.   Colostrum begins to occur between 12-16 weeks of pregnancy and sometimes its presence is…

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