Tagged with 'Health/Wellness'

5 Survival Tips for New Moms

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.

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September is Yoga Awareness Month!

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!

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Breastfeeding and Jaundice

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.

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Breastfeeding Mom's Diet for Baby with Dairy Allergies

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.

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Breastfeeding Reduces Cancer Risk

We all know breast milk has so many amazing benefits for both mom and baby, but did you know breastfeeding also reduces cancer risk? Research shows that women who breastfeed their babies are less likely to have cancer return, says a study of over 1600 women with breast cancer who previously breastfed.

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