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Exercising While Pregnant

By Claire Dowell | July 26, 2021

SO many things can change during pregnancy, but not everything has to. During this time, it might be scary to try and figure out what you’re allowed to do and what might need to be paused. When it comes to exercising, the general answer is, it’s a great idea! There are lots of benefits, and…

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Traveling and Feeding (With or Without Your Infant)

By Claire Dowell | July 23, 2021

The world is opening up again, and travel is on the rise! However you’re getting to your destination, traveling as a new parent is a daunting task. Even when you’re on vacation, there’s no time off from mom life. Learning how to navigate being on the go with feeding your little one is tough, but…

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What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Mom

By Claire Dowell | July 21, 2021

Looking back, there are so many things we wish we could tell our past selves. We asked around to some of the moms in our lives about what they wish they knew before becoming a parent. Whether it was feeding or just general life advice, they gave some great answers.

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Is Your Infant Prepared for Severe Weather?

By Claire Dowell | July 20, 2021

If you’ve been watching the national weather forecast, you’ve noticed that there’s been no shortage of severe weather lately. From heat waves to thunderstorms… there’s a lot to prepare for. For adults, we have the luxury of prepping for these events both emotionally and with supplies. When it comes to your infant, you’ll have to…

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What is Gestational Diabetes?

By Claire Dowell | July 8, 2021

If you ever find yourself on the internet long into the night, self diagnosing or doing a deep dive into rare complications, we are here for you! While the internet has a ton of great information, it can also be a source of anxiety for many expecting and new parents. When it comes to pregnancy,…

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What to Bring in Your Hospital Bag

By Allison Nunez | July 7, 2021

Truth be told, there isn’t really a thing you need to bring to the hospital. If you happen to go into labor early or if you accidentally forget your perfectly thought out bag at home, you will be just fine.  Every hospital or birth center is fully equipped with the things that matter most when…

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What are Milk Blebs?

By Claire Dowell | July 6, 2021

Breastfeeding, as we all know, is not always an easy task. In addition to the long hours, there can be complications that naturally occur, and knowing how to take care of these barriers ahead of time can help you to destress and feel better if the time comes. Milk blebs, also known as nipple blebs,…

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Increasing Milk Supply

By Allison Nunez | June 29, 2021

Cookies, oatmeal, tea – oh my! If you are like most mamas, you have worried about your milk supply at one point or another.  The first thing you did was look on the internet, trying to find the best lactation cookie or tea on the market, right? We’ve all done it.  Now, what if we…

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How to Know You Have Mastitis

By Claire Dowell | June 18, 2021

Let’s be real, breastfeeding can be uncomfortable. With all the different information out there, it can be hard to know what discomfort is normal and when you should be concerned. When you’re in pain and looking for an answer, sifting through the internet to find out what’s wrong can lead to more frustration and confusion.…

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How Can Your Partner Help With Breastfeeding?

By Claire Dowell | June 16, 2021

Babies grow so quickly and feeding them is a lot of work! When you’re breastfeeding, it can be hard for your partner to know how best to support you. Since they can’t do the actual feeding themselves, we came up with a few ways that partners can help when it comes to feeding! There are…

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