Breastfeeding Weight Loss and Health Benefits

Breastfeeding benefits both the mother and child.

Is breastfeeding the key to successful weight loss and postpartum health?

Not every woman wishes to nurse, and rarely there are complications that make it difficult or impossible for a mother to do so. For those who are able to breastfeed, however, it can be a positive and rewarding experience with far-reaching benefits,  many related to maternal weight loss and health.

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Baby Gear: What is Essential? What Can You do Without?

What baby gear is necessary and what can you do without?

Learning the essentials of baby gear shopping.

Thousands of new types of baby gear flood the market every year.  Parents-to-be are overwhelmed by the options that they are presented when visiting the baby aisle each year. It can be difficult to differentiate between what is necessary and what is simply for show. [Read more...]

Reconnecting with Your Partner after Birth

Life changes following the birth of a new baby are massive and effect both partners, not just the birthing mother. Round-the-clock feedings, stress, postpartum depression, anxiety, and the million other tiny changes that accompany a young baby can leave many couples feeling very isolated, both from each other and society.

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