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Going Back to Work

Posted on: November 8, 2022 | Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, Work

As one prepares to go back into the workforce after having a baby, the process of beginning a new daily routine, ensuring enough nourishment is available for the baby, and learning to “get back to it” after some time away can be a little (or a lot) overwhelming.  For some, going back to work is a saving grace. There’s a familiarity with how the day will go, what is expected . . .

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Feedings: How Often Will My Baby Eat

Posted on: October 5, 2022 | Babies, education, Famillies, Feeding, Health, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information

You’re hungry AGAIN?! I just fed you. Sighs the weary new parent as she emerges from the makeshift sleeping area nearby. Cuddling and cradling the baby, she thinks to herself…how often will my baby eat? It feels like my baby is always hungry and never settled. When will I feel confident in my baby’s feeding habits?  Feeding Hunger Cues There are major hunger cues that your baby will showcase when . . .

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Five Snacks for Nursing Parents

Posted on: August 23, 2022 | Body, Feeding, Health, Information, Meals, Postpartum

It’s not only what you put in your body, but also how much and how often. Nursing parents should consume additional calories in their day to assist with the body’s function of producing breastmilk. Herein lies the hang-ups for many new parents…the time!…the what! Postpartum nutrition is vital in producing and maintaining a supple milk supply. These five snacks for nursing parents are filled with the vitamins and nutrients suggested . . .

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Partners and Bonding with the Baby

Posted on: May 23, 2022 | Babies, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Friendship, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

There is a stigma that a partner won’t have the same level of bonding that a primary or birthing person may have with a new baby. While there is a specific form of bonding that occurs in childbirth, breastfeeding, and caregiving; that is not to discredit the special bonding that occurs within a partner. In fact, the beauty of parenting is the parental bond is unique for each caregiver is . . .

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Is My Baby Getting Enough Milk?

Posted on: April 25, 2022 | Babies, Body, education, Feeding, Health, Infant Feeding Specialist, Information

Much time, energy, worry, and focus happen in the first six weeks after birth. There are healthcare visits, well-checks, sleep adjustments, questions, worries, concerns, and more. Feeding a baby is one of the biggest wonders that many new parents have. HOW do I know if my baby is getting enough milk? WHAT amount should my baby be eating at this age? HOW often should I feed my baby? Even veteran . . .

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