In the maelstrom of emotions after pregnancy, childbirth, and adjustment during the newborn months, it’s easy to mistake postnatal depression as just plain old exhaustion and overwhelm. But if left unchecked, postnatal depression can leave a drastic impact on your health, parenting, and relationships.
Birth plans are born of both your personal preference, based on your beliefs and comfort level, and your doctor’s expert medical opinion. But as they say, even the best laid plans rarely get followed perfectly, so it pays to keep an open mind and know as much as you can about the different ways youRead more about Best Laid (Birth) Plans Get To Know The Different Ways You Can Give Birth[…]
Pregnancy is risky business. While any mother understands those needle pricks, pelvic exams, and pregnancy aches and pains are part and parcel of the experience, the ever-present possibility of more serious pregnancy complications can keep any expecting mom up at night (that, as well as the challenge to find a good sleeping position)
Babies need milk–that’s the undisputed fact. For the first six months of life, that’s pretty much their only source of nourishment, and when you realize how integral those first few months are in building their mental and motor skills, then you know how important choosing just the right milk is.