December 12, 2017 December 12, 2017

Just Arrived

How To Lose Your Pregnancy Weight This video gives some good tips on losing weight after pregnancy.

Tips on How to Support a Breastfeeding Woman

Breastfeeding For some, the decision to breastfeed or not is a completely autonomous one. For others, they may be up against familial, cultural, or logistical barriers which make it difficult to feed her child in the way she feels is right for her and her baby.  For this reason, and so...

Mother's Little Helper: Soothing Shoulder, Neck, and Head Massage

This thorough massage promotes relaxation, releases tension, and helps your body deal with the new physical challenges associated with a small child (and the heavy equipment that comes with it).  Lie face up on your bed so that your head is at the edge. Get a friend to sit on...

Swaddling Dilemna

Most parents say that swaddling helps their babies get to sleep, stay asleep, and get comforted quickly, especially when they are newborns. My problem with this is that the focus is on getting the baby to shut up, settle, be quiet in  his/her crib, on his own. Does this remind...

Your Body After Baby: The First Six Weeks

Milk Your Body After Baby: The First 6 Weeks Lots of things are happening in your body right after you have a baby. During pregnancy, your body changed a lot. It worked really hard to keep your baby safe and healthy. Now that your baby is here, your body is changing...

What is Your Infant's Nursing Style?

By Just Ask Baby, DivineCaroline Breastfeeding is never as simple and straightforward as it might seem. Indeed, Edith Jackson, a pediatrician at Yale described (in the 1950s) five different nursing styles. Knowing the style a baby has, helps you know how to respond appropriately:BarracudaThese babies know what they are after;...