Tag: post partum

Tips on How to Lose Weight While Breastfeeding Without Losing Your Supply

Breastfeeding is both time-consuming and stressful for most moms. The last thing we want to think about is what we will be eating. The problem with that is that in those moments we tend to grab for fast foods that are quickly accessible and tasty, although unhealthy. Store bought freezer meals, chips, candy bars, cookies,

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Breastfeeding Survival Guide: 12 Things I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding

The inspiration for this post stems from my own personal breastfeeding experience through which I realized that breastfeeding was much more difficult than I thought it would be. When I was asked if I would be breastfeeding, my first reply was, “Of course!”. I mean I had heard about how important it was, but, honestly,

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8 Signs and Symptoms of a Tongue Tie

I looked forward to breastfeeding when I was pregnant. Of course, I wanted to provide the best nourishment for my little one. I never realized that breastfeeding would end up being one of the most difficult commitments I’ve ever had, and I’m studying for MCATS so that should mean something! One of the biggest reasons

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Mom Hack: Surviving the Newborn Phase

Oh, the newborn phase, when sleep is but a memory and your entire life is consummated in one little human. As a first-time-mom, when I entered this unknown territory, “shock” is an understatement to what I experienced (I am sure all you mammas can agree!). I am still recovering, more like adjusting. It’s like your

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Body-Shock: 11 Things No One Tells You About Your Post-Delivery Body

When I thought body discomfort with getting pregnant, my first (and only) thought was labor, right? Like I know labor is painful. Well, I also learned that pregnancy was no vacation either, but NO ONE told me about the torture boot camp that is post-partum (probably because no one wants to talk about it or

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