Heat, Rest, Empty Breast: Mastitis Explained

Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast tissue that usually involves an infection.  When I talk breastfeeding one of the most important points I stress is you want to ensure…

Anxiety and Pregnancy

Over the last 5 years, discussion over postpartum depression and anxiety has been prevalent among many celebrities. This has lessened the stigma surrounding PPD and anxiety and allowed for moms…

Aren’t We All Hands-on Parents?

I have a great husband and I have no doubt that we are about as equal as equal can be in parenting. We have our strengths— he is great at…

Healthy Preschool Snack Ideas

Preschool is such a huge milestone for us mamas and our little ones. It can be overwhelming in the beginning but it does get better.  Soon your little one will…

What is Phototherapy?

Have you ever wondered why your newborn is hanging out in that tanning bed like incubator\blanket with cool shades on? Phototherapy is treatment with a special type of light (not…

Baby Led Weaning

You may have heard the words “Baby Led Weaning (BLW)” before and may be unaware of what exactly it entails. Or maybe you have tried Baby Led Weaning and it…

Your Baby at Three Months

Your baby is 3 months old and is officially an infant and no longer a newborn! You are entering a new phase when babies tend to be mostly happy as…

Shingles in Pregnancy: What are the Signs?

When we are pregnant, we naturally worry about being around people who are sick. Protection mode sets in early! One disease you may come across is shingles. The cause for…