What to Know About Preeclampsia

June 2, 2014

Out of all serious pregnancy complications, preeclampsia is the most common (affecting 5-10% or about 1 in 12 expecting moms). Preeclampsia is a condition that can affect both mother and baby and most often shows up after 37 weeks, but can develop any time after 20 weeks and even up to 6 weeks postpartum. What… Read More

Celebrating Women’s Health Week

May 14, 2014

For many women, having a baby is great motivation to make better lifestyle choices – you want to be healthy during pregnancy and present for all those special moments for years to come. Sometimes it’s hard to prioritize your own health when caring for a family, but you can’t take care of others without also… Read More

9 Truths About Motherhood

May 8, 2014

Few other life events are as transformative and monumental as becoming a mom. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, take time to reflect on and appreciate the complexity and beauty of your role. Being a mom is many things…   It’s rewarding: There’s nothing like waking up to your baby’s huge smile every morning. Seeing… Read More

Postpartum Self-Image: Loving Your New Body

April 30, 2014

Few things compare to the monumental changes your body goes through during pregnancy and childbirth. Sometimes, even more challenging than physical changes, are emotional ones. It can be difficult to accept and embrace your new body, especially if you aren’t comfortable or familiar with what you see in the mirror. Know that you’re not alone…. Read More

Happy Earth Week! How Breastfeeding Benefits the Planet

April 25, 2014

You already know that breastfeeding provides many benefits to your baby (and to you and your family, too!). But one often-overlooked benefit is breastfeeding’s impact – or lack thereof – on the environment. It’s no mystery as to why breastfeeding is the most natural and ecological way to feed your baby. There are no preservatives… Read More