August is National Breastfeeding Month. In recognition of the health benefits to women and infants, Dr. Lorna C. Shepherd, Chair for the Union Institute and University Master of Arts Online Program Health & Wellness and Bachelor of Science Maternal & Child Health Program, shares 10 reasons to breastfeed. Decreases incidence or severity of infectious… Read more »
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New moms are well aware of the benefits of breastfeeding their newborns, but there are times when it can feel like an exercise in torture if Baby doesn’t latch correctly. That doesn’t necessarily mean you and your baby are doing it wrong. He might simply have ankyloglossia, or tongue-tie, in which the band of tissue… Read more »
Whether you’re new to breastfeeding or not, you may run into some issues. We’ve got the answers!
Most days, life as a mom writer means I meet deadlines at nap time. It’s a job that excuses missed showers and understands that changing into clean PJs constitutes getting dressed for the day. It’s my husband who leaves the house each morning with his packed lunch and briefcase in hand. I typically shovel Cheez-its… Read more »
You’re headed back to work, leaving your breast-fed baby behind. Here are some tips to help you be successful with pumping at work.
Nursing a baby? Be aware that what you take in is what he takes in, too.