Nadine Theunissen, Author at Evidence Based Babies
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Author name: Nadine Theunissen

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How to help your congested baby sleep more comfortably

There’s nothing quite as heartbreaking as seeing your sick baby struggling to breastfeed or to sleep while congested. As we know, babies are born obligate nasal breathers. This means that they can only breathe through their noses until around 2-6 months of age, unless they’re crying. This means that they won’t be able to breastfeed

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Is it safe to take decongestants while pregnant?

If you’re a pregnant woman and you’re experiencing congestion, you may be tempted to reach for some over the counter medications. You may be wondering whether it’s safe to take decongestants while pregnant. Some medications are considered safe to take while pregnant, while other may be considered unsafe due to potential harm to an unborn

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Probiotic supplementation while breastfeeding

Something that may come up sometime during your breastfeeding journey is the use of probiotic supplements, especially when discussing your baby’s diapers and their diaper frequency or even baby cramps. But is it actually necessary to take probiotics while breastfeeding? Even more importantly, is it safe? What are probiotics? Probiotics are living microorganisms, primarily bacteria

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