Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

You are what you eat (and drink), right? Your baby is what you eat too. Nutrition is a priority from the time you decide to get pregnant through your pregnancy and breastfeeding. The foods you eat will affect your breast milk, and the baby may express their...

Contraception Contemplation

What’s the Right Birth Control for You? It’s hard to imagine that even a few decades ago, the topic of contraception was relatively hush-hush and there were few options out there for women who didn’t want to become mothers. Now, the options are nearly limitless....

7 Best Ways to Bond with Your Newborn

It’s true that some infants and mothers instantly bond from the minute the baby is handed over into the mother’s arms. However, there are just as many instances where mothers feel protective of – but not necessarily “in love” with – their baby in those early...

The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester – did you know there was such a thing? Most women are familiar with the 9-month pregnancy model – with each trimester consisting of a three month (12 week) span. However, the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG) is getting the...