Breastfeeding can be complicated and difficult enough during “normal” times. However, new mothers’ concerns become magnified during a pandemic when in-person resources, like local breastfeeding classes, are not as available. As a certified lactation consultant, I’m here to help by sharing answers to the most common breastfeeding questions and concerns I receive from clients … [Read more...] about Navigating Common Breastfeeding Concerns During the Uncertainty of a Pandemic
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When shopping for fruit juice, you may encounter a wide variety of options. Should you pick up juice that is "not from concentrate," a frozen container of concentrate that you mix up yourself, or a carton of juice made from concentrate? There are a few differences between the three options. Your final decision depends on you and your preferences. Juice Vs. Concentrate The … [Read more...] about Juice Vs. Concentrate
Those days between ovulation and your period can be scary. The waiting and wondering how many days after conception to take a pregnancy test, may feel almost debilitating. Whether you are trying to conceive or you are trying to avoid it, the slightest symptom of pregnancy might haunt you day and night. Only one thing can put you at ease-- when to take a pregnancy test. How … [Read more...] about How Many Days After Conception to Take a Pregnancy Test
Although it's known as "morning sickness," the nausea that accompanies pregnancy can happen at any time of the day. How soon after conception does morning sickness start? According to MayoClinic.com, morning sickness plagues as many as 90 percent of pregnant women at some point during their pregnancy. For most women, it starts in the first trimester and is gone by the second, … [Read more...] about How Soon After Conception Does Morning Sickness Start?
If you have a house full of testosterone--flowing through your partner and a truckload of sons--you are probably ready for a little more estrogen around the home. If a baby girl is in your dreams, you may be wondering how you can increase your chances of conceiving a baby girl. Whether you want a princess or a tomboy, your chances of conceiving a girl are the same. Chances … [Read more...] about Chances of Conceiving a Baby Girl