January 7, 2020 | Breastfeeding, Depression, Postpartum
The Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Hire A Postpartum Doula The #1 reason you should hire a postpartum doula is… BECAUSE YOU DESERVE ONE! It’s the ultimate in self care!So you don’t feel judged while you learn to care for your newborn. A doula offers judgment free support allowing …
August 11, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Postpartum
When it comes to hiring a doula after having a baby, overnight care is the best gift you can give yourself! It’s 9:00pm and you are absolutely exhausted. Your 2 week old baby is finally asleep in your arms after spending 2.5 hours crying, fussing, farting and feeding. You’re not …
June 25, 2019 | Breastfeeding
Do you know what the recommendation is for increasing your calorie intake while breastfeeding? I bet you won’t believe it when I tell you… Hold on tight! It’s not the equivalent of pancakes with bacon and sausage smothered in maple syrup, followed by a giant chicken parmigiana and spaghetti dinner …
March 10, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Labor and Birth
There is something about birth that prepares you to become a parent to a child. It is usually a somewhat long process that ensues after about 40 or so weeks of pregnancy. When it starts, you’re ready. You know you will finally meet this baby that has been growing, stretching, …
February 23, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Depression, Parenting Philosophy
Love and parenting sound like they go together beautifully. 2 people fall in love, they skip around holding hands for a while, they eat a strand of spaghetti together, lock lips in the middle of a strand and then… A baby gets inside one of them! That’s how it works, …
February 20, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum
Oh girl… You’re not alone. I totally get it. I remember a time my own baby made me angry. She was about 2 months old. She was safely tucked into her car seat and we were driving home from a short trip to the grocery store. It was warm outside …
February 10, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Labor and Birth, Postpartum
What do the Sahara Desert and sex after baby have in common? Can you say DRY AS A BONE! I said bone, not boner… Lol! …
February 1, 2019 | Babies, Breastfeeding, Postpartum
Babies spit up. Your baby just had a good feed and moments later, without any notice, 98.6 degree white “lava” starts pouring out of his mouth… Startled, you grab for a cloth diaper to clean him (and yourself) up. And then your mind takes over….
January 16, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Postpartum
New mom in Westchester seeking same for coffee dates, maintaining sanity and finding some normalcy in an otherwise stressful life called… parenting young children….
January 10, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Postpartum
You haven’t even given birth yet and you’re already thinking… What if I can’t Breastfeed….