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

4 Unexpected Ways Pregnancy Can Affect Your Body

March 25, 2014

Being pregnant is a wonderful, beautiful, life-changing thing – but you may experience some physical changes that can be uncomfortable for you. Due to the hormones surging through your body and the fact that your baby is taking up more and more space, you may encounter many different unexpected but totally normal changes. Here are… Read More

6 Things to Remember in 2014

January 7, 2014

Whether you received the life-changing news that you’re expecting, welcomed a little one into the world, or celebrated reaching a breastfeeding or pumping goal – or all the above – you should look back on 2013 with pride and a strong sense of accomplishment. As we head into 2014, remember: There’s no way to be… Read More

Lactating After Loss: When Your Breasts Ache Like Your Heart Does

September 17, 2013

The experience of losing a baby is something that no woman or family should ever have to go through. If you’re suffering through the pain of pregnancy loss, you’re not alone – millions of “invisible moms” have miscarried or delivered stillborn babies. What can happen is that your body doesn’t recognize your loss and makes… Read More