Category: Postpartum

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 […]

Inclusion in motherhood

We had a wonderful conversation with Christina Lumpkin of J2M fitness about inclusion in motherhood and maternal health.  What does inclusion look like? Why does it matter? and what should we be doing? We have written about birth equity and […]