Category Archives: Getting Back to Normal

Nourishing Breast Feeding Foods

The World Health Organization suggests that mothers should exclusively breastfeed their infant for the first six months to protect them from common childhood diseases and have longer-term benefits. In order to provide the little bunde of joy with nourishing milk a nursing mother needs to consume a certain foods. According to a study conducted by…

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Best Positions For Optimal Breastfeeding

Breast feeding is the most beautiful time of a woman’s life, yet filled with insecurities. Relax — feeding your baby is a process you’ll soon master. With passage of time, you’ll both fall into a rhythm. Biological Nurturing Breastfeeding This position is also referred to as laid-back breastfeeding because it allows for you to be…

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The Fertility Diet

Fertility and diet go hand-in-hand. There are certain foods that can help boost a woman’s chance of becoming pregnant, while other foods can harm her chance of conceiving. Dietary and lifestyle factors responsible for fertility in women are as follows: The ratio of mono-unsaturated to trans fats in dietA recent study at the Harvard School…

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Postpartum Exercises for Diastasis Recti

A separation of the rectus abdominus muscles during pregnancy is normal. It allows the belly to expand and make room for the growing baby. This separation, called diastasis recti, not a tear or a hernia. It’s simply a thinning and widening of the connective tissue between the two muscles. After pregnancy, there are exercises that…

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5 Easy Breakfast Ideas for Working Moms

Its time to bring some variation to those busy mornings with these 5 easy breakfasts ideas. Some are quickly made in the morning, others you make the night before, then heat and run! Waffle Sandwich Ingredients 1 slice Canadian bacon 1 egg 1 green onion, chopped 2 frozen low-fat multigrain waffles 1 tablespoon shredded reduced-fat…

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NICU with a Personal Approach

NICU stands for neonatal intensive care unit. This is a nursery in a hospital that provides around-the-clock care to sick or premature babies. It has health care providers who have special training and equipment to give your baby the best possible care. NICUs concentrate on treating very small, premature, or congenitally ill babies. Some of…

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Infant Feeding Problems

Like adults, children have varying appetites, depending on mood, health and general inclination. Nevertheless, there are certain problems which are characteristic of many newborn babies and others which affect children at different ages and which can be readily addressed by the parents. BREAST FEEDINGWith both breast and bottle feeding, problems often arise during the first…

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