Avoiding the Breaking Point of New Mother

The breaking point of new mothers comes when a mother is finally so exhausted, stressed out and delirious that she starts believing that if she wasn’t around her family would be much better off. Some mothers at this point actually consider checking themselves into a hospital because the fear of mentally breaking down is so […]

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The Hidden Stresses of Breastfeeding and How to Avoid Them.

When a new mother is stressed about breastfeeding, or during breastfeeding, it can cause a decrease in supply, a painful let down, and lead to a feeling of failure. Physiologically breastfeeding is designed to be relaxing, the hormones prolactin and oxytocin help a mother to feel relaxed, peaceful, and sometimes even sleepy. So if our […]

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Ten Ways to De-stress as a New Parent

Ten Proven Ways To De-stress As New Parents Learning to de-stress during early parenting is a developed skill that comes with a lot of rewards for both you and your child. De-stressing can have many benefits allowing you and your child the deeper bonding experience that all parents crave. De-stressing also allows new parents to […]

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Your Very own “Cooch Coach”

There has been an article circling the birth and postpartum groups, Facebook pages, and tweets. Moms are talking about the amazing benefits that french women receive after giving birth: A “Cooch Coach”. A “Cooch Coach”, Physiotherapist or pelvic floor specialist, is just what the french doctor ordered to help moms recover their vaginal health after […]

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Easy Baby Proofing Guide

When you think of your newborn, you may think of a tiny slumbering babe. This is why most new parents fail to baby proof early on; thinking that they will do that once their baby becomes mobile. It is easy to baby proof as you go, keeping a step or two in front of your […]

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Sharing the To-Do List

When welcoming a new baby into the home, suddenly the to-do list becomes bigger. It is helpful to decide how you will work with your partner to navigate the growing list of things to do every day. Remember to focus on the strengths of your partner, rather than criticizing their faults. Both parents are likely […]

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The Beauty in Becoming a Parent

Many people look upon parenthood with some degree of fondness even though they may not choose that path for themselves. Many, also look at the concept of parenthood with fear and trepidation. Some couples actually really want to become parents but are still afraid of it which causes conflicting emotions and unsure possibilities. Either way […]

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Hiring Newborn Support before your baby is born

When making a check list of items needed for a newborn, most parents include things such as a baby monitor, crib, and diapers. What savvy parents now are adding to that list is the support of a Newborn Care Specialist and Sleep Consultant. A Newborn Care Specialist is a secret weapon for new parents; specializing […]

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How to get a good latch (podcast)

How to get a good latch So the first thing when you are trying to make sure you are getting a good latch is to recognize when you Don’t have a good one. The first sign of not getting a good latch is—pain, but– the kind of pain matters. If you have been nursing for […]

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