Category: Postpartum

Member Spotlight: Making an Impact through Grief

One of the best and most beautiful transitions women can go through in life is becoming a mother. Unfortunately, not all motherhood stories are filled with ease or the outcome we hope for. Heather is one of our most deeply […]

What should I prepare for postpartum?

How to expect the unexpected and still plan for it all Getting ready for a baby to come can be a lot of fun. It can also be a bit disorienting for new parents. Where to begin? Is it just […]

Making working parenthood work

10 tips for happiness and success You can’t get far these days in the world of parenting blogs without reading about so-called “mommy guilt.” The seemingly rapidly spreading epidemic is caused by the double bind that today’s parents find themselves […]

Breastfeeding and Pumping 101

Are you planning on breastfeeding? While nursing your infant is a natural act and ability that a mother has, it takes a lot of planning, a bit of know-how, some support, and even some shopping. If you plan to continue […]

Planning ahead for your maternity leave

Maternity leave is a special time for mother and new baby, and one that may not be repeated. In the United States, it is also a complicated issue and something that takes a lot of consideration and involves a lot […]

Real support for breastfeeding parents

Andrea Syms-Brown is an IBCLC, a board-certified lactation consultant, that practices breastfeeding support in New York City and globally. Andrea is an IBCLC, which is a board-certified lactation consultant. She joined us to talk about how we can better support […]

Signs of delayed speech in children

My son is intelligent, has a wonderful imagination, and has no worries about his incredible life. A year ago, you would have not been able to understand his inquisitive conversations or wild imaginative scenarios. My son has had delayed speech […]

What is the postpartum period and how long does it last

While there is a lot of discussion around the postpartum period, when it comes to a woman’s recovery from giving birth, these discussions are often missing anything about the postpartum timeline. The postpartum recovery timeframe is completely left out. With […]