Monday, October 14, 2019

Breastfeeding Frequency and Routine

The frequency of breastfeeding varies from mother to mother, and depends on multiple factors including milk supply, milk extraction abilities of the...

Guest Post: Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

Our daughter Madi has been the center of my husband's and my life since the day she was born. Our family, friends...

Guest Post: Gum Disease and Premature Birth – Why Dental Care Matters During Your...

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman's life, but also one that can be quite stressful. While there are already a...

Storage of Breast Milk for a Health Term Infant

If you are a nursing mother, at some point you may consider pumping your breast milk and storing it for future use.  This...

What to Pack in Your Maternity Hospital Bag?

Searching the internet or Pinterest, you will find hundreds of “lists” of things that you should pack in your hospital bag.  These lists...

Deli Meats and Pregnancy

Deli Meats and Pregnancy I love charcuterie.  And pizza. And sandwiches.  I’m now in my second pregnancy and there never ceases to...

Constipation and Pregnancy

Constipation in Pregnancy Constipation is yet another uncomfortable symptom that is very common in pregnancy. We...

Guest Post: Learn More About Perinatal Mental Health

There are many changes that come with motherhood – body changes, sleep changes, relationship changes, identity changes, emotional changes, routine changes, &...

Why Do We Need Vitamin B12?

What is vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is a vitamin that plays a crucial role in the synthesis of our...

Artificial Sweeteners in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Low or no calorie sweeteners are common.  They are present in soft drinks and many other foods to replace sugar and other high...