breastfeeding Articles

My Love-Hate Relationship With Breastfeeding

When I was pregnant with my first child, I read about all of the amazing benefits of breastfeeding and decided right away that I’d breastfeed. It seemed natural, easy and the best decision for my baby, but little did I know that after two babies and 25 months...

14 Healthy Foods To Feed Your Baby Before Age 1

After I had my first child, I couldn’t wait until she started solids. I was so excited to make homemade baby food, try out all the different flavor and texture combinations, and introduce them to her for the very first time. I realized that one of my responsibilities...

6 Unhealthy Habits To Avoid During Pregnancy

From the minute you find out you’re pregnant, your brain gets flooded with questions. From what to eat and what to avoid, how to deal with morning sickness and pregnancy constipation, and which types of activities are safe, there’s a lot to think about. When it comes...

15 Easy and Healthy Snacks for Breastfeeding Moms

When I was breastfeeding my kids, I was hungry All. The. Time. Hungry as in: I’d eat my lunch while my daughter nursed—yes, on a plate with a fork. Breastfeeding torches some serious calories (more on that later) so having easy and healthy snacks at the ready was also...