‘How much longer do you plan to breastfeed? This is a question I get quite often. (My baby is 17 months old.) While breastfeeding has always felt so natural to my baby and I, when it came to a mother’s choice of allowing her toddler (no longer a baby) to breastfeed, it just seemed weird… until I became a mother myself! Here’s my experience breastfeeding beyond 1 year, plus a list of the benefits of extended breastfeeding.
Whether you've tried breastfeeding (successfully or not) or you're considering breastfeeding your newborn for the first time... you've come to the right place! Even though they say the breast is best, breastfeeding isn't always easy. Here you'll find experiences from real moms who've breastfed -- and some who didn't. Before you start, stop, or consider giving up on it, check these tips.
Whether you have issues with regular (traditional) pregnancy products or not, there’s just something special about wanting to protect your baby’s health and pureness from conception to birth. I’ve got some great suggestions for you… that helped me when I was pregnant and looking for organic pregnancy products on a budget. See which ingredients in foods & beauty products are safe to use during pregnancy.
Babywearing wraps are the best! I would rather wear my baby than carry him. Here’s my review of the Moby Wrap Classic — what I love about it (…and a few things I don’t), plus how to wrap the Moby Classic for 4 different babywearing carry positions.
It’s never too early to read to your baby. I started reading everything out loud when I was pregnant. I continued reading to my newborn while I was breastfeeding. By 3 months, my baby was fully engaged whenever I was reading a book to him. Here’s how I built my baby’s reading library
You’re a busy mom. Caring for a baby leaves little time for yourself – and exercise. Struggling with losing weight after pregnancy? Here are 5 things to try.
My top 5 breastfeeding tips to solve common breastfeeding problems. These are all things that I’ve learned firsthand, after having 3 children.
Most of us have heard about the thousands of cell phone apps available these days, but do you know about all of the baby cell phone apps that exist for new moms and dads? Here are all the best iPhone apps for parents — to make both your pregnancy and life with your new baby a little easier… and fun!
If you’re a new mom, then you probably have a lot of breastfeeding questions right now. Here are all of the breastfeeding myths that you can put to rest right away.
This video shows how to lose all the baby weight you gained during pregnancy… really fast!
See why you should reconsider getting the H1N1 flu shot if you’re pregnant. There are 2 ingredients that could be dangerous to both yourself and your unborn child. Info and links regarding the safety of the H1N1 vaccine for pregnant women.