FOODS THAT WILL INCREASE YOUR BREASTMILK SUPPLY AND HELP YOU LOSE THE BABY WEIGHT FAST!
Nothing is more frustrating than looking in the mirror and not being satisfied with your own body. It’s hard because you’re so grateful for your body for creating your sweet baby. But at the same time, you just want your body back. Losing the baby weight can be hard! But you’re already making a good choice by nursing. Breastfeeding actually burns over 800 calories! And the nipple stimulation causes the uterus to contract, helping to tighten up your tummy as well. You can always add an exercise regimen to your daily routine to lose weight faster, but you’ll get faster results by eating right! Here is a list of foods that will help to keep your breast milk supply up, and help to lose the baby weight as too! [Read More…]
CO-SLEEPING: THE PRO’S & CON’S
To co-sleep or not to co-sleep, that is the question. And it is indeed one of the most controversial topics about parenting. You will have people shame you, and you will have people praise you for bed sharing. Sadly, there are many “studies” that show one is better than the other. So we’re going to go over some of the pros and cons of co-sleeping and bed sharing. [Read More]
BREASTFEEDING V.S. FORMULA FEEDING– THE PRO’S AND CON’S
Ah, yes. One of the touchiest subjects of our time. Sadly, whether you plan on breastfeeding or formula feeding– you’ll be wrong in someone’s eyes. Here’s what I think– breastmilk is best. Everyone should try to provide their baby with breastmilk at some point in their infancy. BUT… if someone cannot do that, it’s okay! They aren’t any better or worse of a mother for not breastfeeding. Sometimes women aren’t able to produce milk. Sometimes they are taking medications that are too dangerous to be given to their baby. Whatever the reason may be, as long as your baby is fed, everyone need not judge you! [Read More]
THE 7 REASONS BABIES CRY– AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO SOOTHE THEM
There are so many difficulties you will face as a new mother. But one of the hardest parts is learning to soothe your crying baby. And because every baby is different, what worked for one of your babies might not work on others. It’s a learning process that never ends. Sometimes you feel like your baby is “crying for no reason.” But that’s simply not true. Babies have to cry to communicate to you that something is wrong. Go over this list of reasons why babies cry and see if you’ve considered all of them as the cause of your baby’s sadness. [Read More]
THE REALITY OF BECOMING A MOTHER
When you become a mother, life gets much more challenging. Opinions you’ve had your whole life start to change, your worldview gets turned upside down, and your mind starts to question every thought you’ve ever had. Being a mother is one of the most stressful, frustrating, and absolutely wonderful things you can ever do for yourself. It’s the most rewarding challenge you’ll ever face. That being said, there are a lot of things that happen when you give life to another human being. [Read More]
HOW I IMPROVED MY POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION (WITHOUT MEDICATION)
Being a new mom is hard, you will experience some stress and some anxiety. But if you are experiencing depression or anxiousness to the point that it’s making it hard for you to live your everyday life, and you have had a baby within the last twelve months, you more than likely have PPD. [Read More]
DIAPER BAG ESSENTIALS; A CHECKLIST FOR THE OVERLY PREPARED MOTHER
I have always been the type of person to overpack, so you can guarantee that my diaper bag is full of all the must have’s! I thought I would share with you guys all of the things I include in my diaper bag. [Read More]
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