Networking Tips for Moms At Home

Written by Demetria Zinga


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I promise, you will find contacts this way, and it will be so much easier to network once you have a list of people whose companies and organizations you have researched online. In addition to an internet search, I feel that it is also important to find any books or other publications that are related to your industry. Study them and find out more aboutrepparttar authors. Find out if they have websites and how to reach them. Now that you have a compiled list of contact people, itís time to workrepparttar 148038 list! Before contacting these people individually (they are probably very busy), see if they offer newsletters, or other mailbits. You are looking for information on how they got where they are today. Remember, you arerepparttar 148039 amateur. They arerepparttar 148040 professionals. So, any information you receive from this contact list regarding their biographies and information onrepparttar 148041 field itself is important enough for your notes. Take plenty of notes, and keep them in a file folder. Every time you find a new piece of information on your subject matter, drop it in your file folder. And finally, if you absolutely need to contact your list of professionals for more information, I would recommend sending an email.

But donít forget about networking with fellow amateurs! You can make some of your best friends and closest contacts online by joining mail lists such as Yahoo groups or MSN groups. These groups along with technologies such as Instant Messenger make it easier for you to find people with similar personal and professional interests and literally network with them on a regular basis. You will find out so much about your industry and probably learn more from each other regarding your profession than in any other way.

Last but not least, be sure to network withrepparttar 148042 most important contact of all: your Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Remember that it is He who gave yourepparttar 148043 passion andrepparttar 148044 calling, and it is He who will be with you each step ofrepparttar 148045 way on your new journey.

Happy networking!

-- Demetria Zinga isrepparttar 148046 founder and owner of www.faith-media.com, a technology and consulting firm which specializes in web design and hosting, graphics and print designs, internet marketing, and e-training. She is alsorepparttar 148047 founder of www.christianladies.net, an interactive ezine, blog, and podcast for Christian women.



Demetria Zinga is the founder and owner of www.faith-media.com, a technology and consulting firm which specializes in web design and hosting, graphics and print designs, internet marketing, and e-training. She is also the founder of www.christianladies.net, an interactive ezine, blog, and podcast for Christian women.


Breastfeeding the First Few Hours

Written by Demetria Zinga


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1.)Be sure you are comfortable. Relax your body and muscles. Now, bring your baby to you (donít lean into your baby!) 2.)With your opposite hand support your breast with your thumb on top and your fingers belowrepparttar areola. 3.)Make sure Babyís mouth is opened wide, and that his lower gum is belowrepparttar 147915 base ofrepparttar 147916 areola. You donít want Baby to accidentally bite down onrepparttar 147917 tip of your nipple. That could hurt and send you both in tears! 4.)Compress your breasts gently, inserting as much milk into your infantís mouth as possible 5.)When your baby has indicated that heís full, or perhaps has fallen asleep, itís time to endrepparttar 147918 feeding. If baby has not come offrepparttar 147919 breast by himself, you will need to breakrepparttar 147920 suction by placing your finger intorepparttar 147921 corner of his mouth until you feelrepparttar 147922 release.

Breastcare

No doubt you may find your nipples to be cracked or sore inrepparttar 147923 beginning, especially if Babyís latch wasnít positioned correctly. It is recommended to leave your bra flaps down and allow your nipples to air dry right after a nursing session. There are also ointments and creams made especially for these predicaments. You may also find that your breasts are leaking milk throughoutrepparttar 147924 day. My recommendation would be to nurse as frequently as your baby requires, especially since breast milk is digested so quickly. Others would rather express their milk manually or by using a breast pump, in order to store milk for family members to help out with feedings. Yet another solution, though temporary, is to wear nursing pads in your bra, to keeprepparttar 147925 milk from leaking through your clothing. Remember, though, that your milk is flowing regularly as a normal part ofrepparttar 147926 nursing process, and that your natural let-down reflex is sometimes an indication of an upcoming feeding time. Before you begin pumping, you may want to checkrepparttar 147927 clock to be sure itís not time to feed Baby again.

For more details on breastfeeding and breast care, you can contact your local local La Leche League. They can help with securing equipment, materials, and advice about breastfeeding.

-- Demetria Zinga isrepparttar 147928 founder and owner of www.faith-media.com, a technology and consulting firm which specializes in web design and hosting, graphics and print designs, internet marketing, and e-training. She is alsorepparttar 147929 founder of www.christianladies.net, an interactive ezine, blog, and podcast for Christian women.

Demetria Zinga is the founder and owner of www.faith-media.com, a technology and consulting firm which specializes in web design and hosting, graphics and print designs, internet marketing, and e-training. She is also the founder of www.christianladies.net, an interactive ezine, blog, and podcast for Christian women.


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