My biggest piece of advice is: Don’t expect them to know what your needs are – you need to tell them.
A common cold is never fun, but getting one while also being pregnant or trying to breastfeed is even worse. While a few natural cold remedies may help mom deal with the symptoms, the following information should help her understand concerns connected with over-the-counter cold medicines and expecting or nursing women. Concerns about Over-the-Counter Medicines […]
The StrongMoms® Empowerment pledge is something that I think every mother needs to hear. “Moms face tremendous pressure to make the “perfect” parenting decisions, only to be judged or criticized by other moms. From going back to work and feeding your baby to education, discipline and bed times, everyone has an opinion. I pledge to create a more supportive and less judgmental […]
I’m alive. And oh so grateful. But with that life came scars that haven’t fully healed. And may never. Scars that still hurt every day. Scars that I’ve never had to live with before
Weary of fumbling around trying to keep yourself covered as your hungry infant cries? The Bebe Au Lait Nursing Cover is a perfect solution.
Parents always want what is best for their children. In some cases, this involves breast feeding versus formula. Some say it doesn’t matter which is used while several experts, such as Marilyn Poston, a lactation consultant and registered nurse, informs her patients that breast milk is much healthier than formula. But outside of expert advice, […]
An overview of breastfeeding with simple nursing tips for mom and techniques for keeping your baby healthy. Learn why colostrum is so important, how to deal with engorgement and what to do if your newborn has mild jaundice.
It’s sad to say, but it really feels very true. Ask any mother who’s been subjected to this form of – dare I call it such – discrimination. Babies are the last socially acceptable class of citizens in America that it’s OK to discriminate against. After all, they shouldn’t get hungry in public. Ever. Especially […]