During pregnancy, a woman’s body can produce up to 50% more blood volume and body fluids to accommodate the needs of growing a baby! With ALL this extra fluid usually comes a bit of SWELLING (for many)...and with swelling, comes discomfort.
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Flu season is upon us, and new moms everywhere are painfully aware of the health risks this virus can pose to their baby. If you find yourself feeling under the weather, you may have questions or concerns about breastfeeding. International Board Certified Lactation Specialist Leah DeShay is here to help! Below, she answers the most common questions we see from Aeroflow Breastpumps mamas this time of year.
Mothers need nutrient-dense meals and snacks in order to replace the nutrients lost during pregnancy (that were used to build the baby!) and to provide nutrient-rich breast milk.
Sleep apnea and pregnancy are dangerous for both mama and baby. It increases the risk of preeclampsia and heart problems. Learn how to detect sleep apnea symptoms and how to properly treat it.
This recipe for Tumeric Macaroons has few ingredients but lots of benefits for mom...
Celebrate Baby Safety Month by staying up-to-date on the latest safety standards...
Checkout Danielle's recipe and other resources for a healthy pregnancy and postpartum care!
Looking for an easy way to increase lactation? Look no further than these easy, delicious recipes that incorporate Milkful Lactation Bars! into smoothies, muffins and more.
You’ve probably heard of Oxytocin as “the love hormone” -- but did you know that this little hormone is how you produce milk when you breastfeed? That’s right! Believe it or not, the same hormone that makes you feel the love tonight is also the one that helps you feed your baby, bond with loved ones and can even lower your blood pressure.
Note to mamas reading this: the topic of when and what first foods you should feed your baby can be somewhat controversial. Before feeding your baby solids, be sure to do your own research and speak with your pediatrician. Remember to trust your instincts and do what you feel is best for your little one!