Oral Motor Developmental Milestones: From Baby To Toddler

Oral Motor Developmental Milestones: From Baby To Toddler

As a dental health care professional and a parent, I’ve navigated the exhilarating journey of my child’s early development with both a professional lens and a personal heart. The anticipation of each developmental milestone, especially those related to oral motor skills, was a path filled with excitement and a bit of anxiety. From eagerly awaiting…

Breastfeeding Rates in 2023: A Comprehensive Overview

Breastfeeding Rates in 2023: A Comprehensive Overview

Breastfeeding, a natural and beneficial practice, has seen a significant increase in prevalence over the past decade. In this article, we explore the latest statistical data about breastfeeding rates in 2023 worldwide. In 2023, the global prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding rose by 10 percentage points to 48%[1][9][12]. This uptick is not just a number—it’s a…

How to Dress Postpartum for Style and Comfort in 2024

How to Dress Postpartum for Style and Comfort in 2024

So you just had your beautiful baby and now have that beautiful baby body! Let’s embrace this special time in your life by creating a postpartum capsule wardrobe. Your new body deserves to be dressed in a comfortable style – let’s talk about how to dress postpartum.  As an Image Consultant, I help women in…

MomMed S21 Double Wearable Breast Pump Review – Quieter Than A Whisper? [2024]

MomMed S21 Double Wearable Breast Pump Review – Quieter Than A Whisper? [2024]

The newly released MomMed S21 Double wearable breast pump promises pumping freedom, but does it deliver? Pumping moms, listen up! I know the struggle of finding a breast pump that works for our nonstop lives. As a breastfeeding counselor and mom of two, I’ve seen my share of pumps that just don’t cut it when…

What Is Neonatal Acne? How Should You Treat It At Home?

What Is Neonatal Acne? How Should You Treat It At Home?

This is a guest post by Muhammad Uzaam. Neonatal acne is one of babies’ most common skin conditions, but it is neither harmful nor contagious. It is mostly caused by skin exposure to maternal hormones. Some other factors can cause neonatal acne. However, babies are affected by this condition at various points in their lives….

HelloBaby Monitor Review: Is This the Baby Whisperer? [2024]

HelloBaby Monitor Review: Is This the Baby Whisperer? [2024]

Are you a new parent who’s always worried about your baby’s safety? We’ve got just the thing for you – the HelloBaby Baby Monitor with Camera and Audio. This monitor is designed to provide you with peace of mind by keeping an eye on your baby while you’re away. This HelloBaby Monitor review is all…

The Pitcher Method: Breast Milk Storage Tips and Tricks

The Pitcher Method: Breast Milk Storage Tips and Tricks

Are you a busy mom struggling to maintain a steady breast milk supply? Look no further! In this article, I will introduce you to the revolutionary Pitcher Method breast milk storage system – a game-changing technique for maximizing your milk production. As a busy mom myself and a breastfeeding counselor, I know how challenging it…

The 3-Month Breastfeeding Crisis: Growth Spurts and Feeding Challenges

The 3-Month Breastfeeding Crisis: Growth Spurts and Feeding Challenges

The 3-month breastfeeding crisis is a pivotal part of many new mother’s journeys. Did you know that by 6 months old just 24.9% of babies are exclusively breastfed – a large drop from 45.3% exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months old. This startling statistic brings to light an often unspoken journey of countless mothers. As a…

How To Take Care Of Your Vagina After Giving Birth: 5 Doctor Recommended Tips

How To Take Care Of Your Vagina After Giving Birth: 5 Doctor Recommended Tips

Congratulations! Bringing new life into the world is a miraculous journey, but it is also a transformative experience for a woman’s body. Amidst the joy and wonder of new motherhood, it’s crucial to pay special attention to postpartum recovery, particularly the care of your vagina and vulva. Read on to learn how to take care…

6 Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding (and What to Have Instead)

6 Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding (and What to Have Instead)

Are you wondering which foods to avoid while breastfeeding? You’re in the right place. As a breastfeeding counselor and mother of two who nursed both for over 14 months, I understand the confusion around safe foods when breastfeeding from personal experience. What if certain ingredients or drinks upset your baby or worse – harm their…