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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!
There will come a time when breastfeeding that your baby will finally fall asleep for the first time in 12 hours and you breathe a sigh of relief. Can you leave your baby on the nursing pillow so that you can finally go take a shower?
Breastfeeding moms — did you know that November is National Healthy Skin Month? We thought it would be the perfect time to solve some common skin problems that many moms deal with during and after breastfeeding.
Motherhood is hard. That might even be an understatement at times. From preparing to bring a little one into the world to the unpredictable journey of breastfeeding, sometimes you wonder what is best for your baby. In this day and age, Google can be a big help when your pediatrician’s office is closed or grandma isn’t around to answer questions, but sometimes you need a little boost in the right direction.
A sleeping baby means a sleeping mom. Getting your baby to sleep soundly can raise some questions for mom and dad, but there are safe positions and routines that are recommended by moms and doctors to keep baby safe and sound.
September is Yoga Awareness Month, making it the perfect time for breastfeeding women to give yoga a try. Daily yoga can help reduce stress and help you gain strength and flexibility. Even when you are breastfeeding, yoga can be an amazing source of exercise and relaxation during this busy time of your life!
After mom and baby make a safe venture home from the hospital, appointments with pediatricians are scheduled to ensure baby’s health is progressing properly. Doctors look for signs and symptoms of many complications that can happen in newborns. Jaundice is one of the more common diseases pediatricians look for in infants. Jaundice is normal and should not be a concern from mom unless otherwise stated by your baby’s physician.
Colitis, known as an “inflammatory bowel disease,” or IBD, is a diagnosis no man or woman wants to get. Many women of childbearing age worry that it will make for an even more difficult situation if they breastfeed.
Mothers who are breastfeeding or breast pumping are aware of some of the irritants that can occur during your baby’s first year of feeding. Allergies can present themselves and cause a difficult time for the mom and baby — dairy allergies, most commonly, are concerning for first-time moms and seasoned mothers as well.
Sometimes, being a woman just hurts. Between menstrual cramps, pregnancy, childbirth, and breast tenderness, it seems we can’t get a break!