• Lactation Banana Bread Recipe to Help Boost Milk Supply

    Lactation Banana Bread Recipe to Help Boost Milk Supply

    How Do You Boost Your Milk Supply? After the birth of my beautiful twin boys, it’s been hectic and wonderful! I am grateful that I worked on my health and fitness which enabled me to have a smooth and safe birth. Now that I’m a busy mom of twins, it’s been a challenge to get my milk supply up! I have found that nutrition,...
  • Nicole’s IVF Journey, Part 1: From Infertility to Twins

    Nicole’s IVF Journey, Part 1: From Infertility to Twins

    *Note: This is Part 1 of Nicole's Journey. Click below to read the other posts in this series.Part 2: Pregnancy & Post-Partum Self-CarePart 3: An Interview With a Mom of Newborns When we were trying to conceive, I didn’t imagine that I would have any issues. I felt super healthy, fit and I was even creating a pre-pregnancy fitness program at the time. What was around...
  • Protecting Yourself and Your Family During Flu Season

    Protecting Yourself and Your Family During Flu Season

    As an ER doctor, I see the flu and flu-like illnesses almost on a daily basis this time of year. Influenza is a family of viruses that can cause mild to life threatening illness. As we all tend to spend more time indoors in closer proximity to others when it is cold outside, the chance of these illnesses spreading to others increases exponentially. Everyone...
  • 5 Tips for Protecting Newborns and Mothers From Airborne Toxins & Allergens

    5 Tips for Protecting Newborns and Mothers From Airborne Toxins & Allergens

    Children require a clean, wholesome environment in which to grow. For mothers and newborns, whose bodies are in the early stages of development, poor indoor air quality can be especially dangerous. New moms are vulnerable to illness, which puts the babies they breastfeed at a considerable disadvantage. Asthma, allergies, and other respiratory problems are dangerous enough; when babies have to cope with airborne pollutants in...
  • 9 Tips to Get the Most Out Of Your Breast Pump

    9 Tips to Get the Most Out Of Your Breast Pump

    You’re joining the breastfeeding army, but you’re a little worried when you hear from other moms about how tricky breastfeeding can be. Well, we won’t sugarcoat it — breastfeeding, especially when you add in some pumping sessions, does come with challenges. But lucky for you, other breastfeeding mamas who have come before you are happy to share some tips to make your journey a...
  • 10 Breastfeeding Tips for Managing Multiple Babies

    10 Breastfeeding Tips for Managing Multiple Babies

    Breastfeeding a full-term healthy baby is physically and mentally exhausting for most of us, so how do mothers of multiples succeed? Information, support, and a plan are essential when breastfeeding twins or triplets. Multiples are often born prematurely or small for gestational age so receiving human milk is especially important for them because it reduces the risk of infection and incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis...
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