Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Stay Close to Baby with Mamascent #Giveaway


Having a baby is truly a magical experience, and being a new mom comes with many new experiences and challenges. One of the things I loved about being a new mom, was the special time I spent bonding with my son as a newborn, during feeding times. Little did I know, feeding time would come with lots of trials and many changes during the first year of my baby's life. Babies don't come with instructions, and your pre-determined feeding plan for baby might not always work out the way you thought it would.

B, almost 3 months old, back in 2010.

For myself, and my husband, we discovered that breastfeeding wasn't as easy-breezy as we thought it would be, and there were times that our baby needed to be fed by bottled breast milk, when he was under someone else's care. Feeding this way became difficult, as my baby was used to my scent. Eventually, I started sleeping with one of his lovies, or a small blankie, which would pick up my scent, so that it could be close to him, and comfort him, if we were unable to be together.

Mamascent


A few weeks ago, I was introduced to MamaScent, a wonderful product I wish I could have used when B was a baby. Mamascent ™, a one-of-a-kind bottle attachment designed to bring a mother's unique scent to her infant's milk bottle, is now available in the United States and Canada on Amazon.com. Mamascent ™ is ideal for parents who mix breast and bottle-feeding, to maintain the olfactory bond between mother and child. Launched in 2013, the UK-designed and made product is already winning rave reviews by mothers and caregivers across England and is now available in North America for the first time.

Mamascent pad attaches easily to baby's bottle...

Mothers simply place a comfortable Mamascent™ pad inside their bra and wear it for approximately three hours. When the baby is ready to feed, the mother or caregiver can attach one of the pad's five petals to an easy-to-use fastening clip that fits most standard-sized baby bottles. Whether being fed by mother, father, grandparent, nanny or babysitter, the baby smells the scented petal, thus replicating the sensory experience of breastfeeding. 


"When using Mamascent™, babies feel the comfort of their mother even if someone else is feeding them. The baby is naturally soothed and calmed as this creates the closest sensation to feeding on the breast," said Mamascent™ inventor Dr. Robert Österbauer. "Babies bond by smell and can identify their mother's scent immediately after birth, generating a unique attachment to her. Clinical research suggests that the unique scent from around a mother's breast is vital to the feed as it contains pheromones that guide the baby to the breast and promote sucking."

Mamascent™ was developed by Dr. Österbauer when he noticed that his sister was experiencing great difficulty in trying to get her son to switch from breastfeeding to expressed milk bottle-feeding. Holding a PhD in Olfactory and Cognitive Science, he theorized that his nephew would accept the bottle if it was associated with his mother's scent. Through much experimentation, Dr. Österbauer devised what is now Mamascent™. Using Mamascent™, his nephew learned to alternate happily between breast and bottle, regardless of who was feeding him.

Mamascent™ includes twenty scent pads (each with five petals), one travel container (where scented petals can be stored until feeding time) and two fastening clips that attach to most standard-shaped bottles. Retailing for $24.95, one Mamascaent package accommodates 100 feeds.

Want It? Buy It!

Mamascent™ is a trademark of Trigger Scents Ltd. For more information and the scientific background, please visit Mamascent. You can also connect with Mamascent on Facebook and Twitter.
*Although Mamascent™ provides many of the sensory benefits of breastfeeding, it is not intended as a replacement. Mamascent™ is for mothers who want the best feeding experience when a bottle has to be used.



Want It? Win It!

One lucky MBP reader will win their very own pack of Mamascent!  Just use the handy Rafflecopter entry form below to enter for your chance to win! Giveaway is open to US residents, 18 and older. I wish I had been able to use this product when B was a baby... it's definitely going on my list of must have products for round 2!

Special thanks to Mamascent for allowing us to offer this special giveaway to our readers!

Good luck!



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Disclosure: I have not personally reviewed Mamascent, nor have I been compensated in any form, for sharing this information or hosting this giveaway for MBP readers.


5 comments:

  1. I learned that it provides many of the same sensory benefits as breastfeeding.

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  2. I would love to use it for my next baby!

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  3. I learned that it comforts you baby for mixed feeding.

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  4. It would be beneficial when others are feeding my newborn.

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  5. However, federal agency has already discharged an announcement that this can be not true. the sole disadvantage of plastic feeding bottles would be that they ought to be modified as presently because the plastic is already blurred Shara.

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