There are so many different factors at play when it comes to breastfeeding or formula feeding, & each mom needs to make those decisions based on what is best for everyone involved. Read this Q&A with Shari & Karissa here…
The postpartum period can be very difficult, but it is also a very important time for both mom & baby. Our hope is that this video will help a few moms who need some extra support & help throughout this time.
Read Sandra’s story to find out why this first time mama has found breastfeeding to be one of the most wonderful experiences of motherhood
Read Michelle’s article from littlebeam to learn some very clever and time saving pumping hacks
Physical Therapist and author Marianne Ryan explains why it takes time to regain your pre-pregnancy figure and why you should not expect to be “Facebook ready” a day after birth
Read Tyler’s article to find out why having children has changed her life in every possible way, and why it was all for the better
Read Sandra’s article to find out how a postpartum body changes, and what you can do to help yourself heal
Most of your days are spent snuggling that sweet baby in the postpartum period, which can make it tough to get some real food in your system… here’s a free printable that you can save to your phone or print out & hang on the fridge for easy reference 🙂
ITZBEEN POCKET NANNY
I used this handy little timer with my kids when they were babies, & I found it so helpful! You simply press the button to reset the timer so that you always know how long it’s been (or… itzbeen…) since the last diaper change, feeding, nap, or misc option (which I often used if they needed medication).
Click the link below for more info…
Featured Contributor: Marianne Ryan
Marianne Ryan PT, OCS is a physical therapist and board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist. She is an award-winning author of the international best selling book, Baby Bod – Turn Flab to Fab in 12 Weeks Flat (available on Amazon), Clinical Director of MRPT Physical Therapy in New York City and a spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy Association Media Corps. With more than 30 years’ experience, she specializes in helping women reclaim their bodies after childbirth.
Featured Contributor: Michelle Stulberger
Michelle is the Director of Business Operations at littlebeam. littlebeam Nursing Pillow is the perfect way to get comfortable during breastfeeding. This easily portable pillow has a unique body hugging shape that doesn’t need straps or velcro. Developed by a lactation consultant, littlebeam can be used in any position. Plus, this compact, firm pillow has a 100% cotton, machine-washable cover. littlebeam is proud to support ALL families, no matter their feeding choices.
Featured Contributor: Tyler E. Johnson
Tyler E. Johnson is a mother and author of “The Bonafide Moms Spot”. She created the blog when she discovered she had unique creative writing capabilities that could help give a voice to everyday life in mom land. Tyler’s journey as mother is relatable, organic, uncut, and enthralling.