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It's Scary Being a New Mom

October 13, 2017

Scared to be a new mom? I was too.

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No need to pace feed!

October 01, 2017

Overfeeding does not happen often when breastfeeding, but can happen when giving your baby a bottle. When a baby is overfed, they cannot properly digest their formula or breastmilk and it can cause them pain in their stomachs and gas. This is where paced feeding comes to the rescue. It’s useful for babies to be able to control how much milk they get. 

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Dealing with Postpartum Depression

September 15, 2017

It’s that lurking feeling that things just aren’t right.

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Getting Smart with Maternity Leave

September 08, 2017

The US doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to the fine print of maternity leave. On the other hand, expecting moms, adopting moms, and new parents might just have a light at the end of the tunnel. For starters, in the United States, maternity leave is a growing conversation in the labor force. There are 180 countries that are already far ahead of the United States when it comes to maternity leave, but the fact that the US is now opening those doors is HUGE news for this movement.

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Thank You to All Those Hard Working Moms.

September 04, 2017

Happy Labor Day!

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Five Adjectives

August 25, 2017

Should motherhood define you as a person?  SURE.  But it’s not all of you.  Is it most likely the largest defining thing that’s happened in your life?  ABSOUTELY!  So, if someone asked you the question, “Tell me about yourself,” how would you answer?

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Juggling Sleep Deprivation

August 18, 2017

Before I became a mom, I was a nerd when it came to sleep. My husband can tell you. Sleep was a huge priority in my life and you could tell when I didn’t get in the bed at 10:00pm sharp.

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The Loneliness of being a New Mom

July 21, 2017

“You’ll feel lonely:”

That's the one thing I wish someone had told me before I became a new mom. 

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The Awkward Situation of Being Pregnant on Public Transportation

July 14, 2017

If you’re either a pregnant woman or already a mom, you know walking can be quite challenging once you’re far along. It can also be hard to stand for long periods of time and it can even be painful.

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Normalize Breastfeeding in Public

July 07, 2017

The world is making great strides in many ways. One thing that hasn't made much progress is breastfeeding in public. This frustrates me. 

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It's Scary Being a New Mom
No need to pace feed!
Dealing with Postpartum Depression
Getting Smart with Maternity Leave