Feeling Like You’ve Lost Control: Urinary Incontinence After Childbirth

As a new mom, you might find that you need to change your pants after every sneeze or cough. Or maybe you simply can’t make it to the bathroom fast enough. If so, you’re probably one of the many women dealing with postpartum urinary incontinence. It’s estimated that up to 50% of women struggle … [Read more...]

Common Breastfeeding Problem #3: “How do I know if I have a plugged duct or mastitis?”

If you’re in the throes of breastfeeding, you may find yourself dealing with a plugged duct. Plugged ducts are very common among breastfeeding moms, especially if your baby is not latching well or if you’ve recently decreased feedings because you’ve gone back to work. When you have a plugged … [Read more...]

It’s Not Taboo: Don’t Forget to Talk About Postpartum Depression

With all the excitement of being a new mom holding your newborn, postpartum depression is not the most fun topic of conversation. Motherhood is a happy and joyous thing to be celebrated, but there are also difficult moments that shouldn’t be ignored either, especially when PPD affects one in every … [Read more...]

Happy National Breastfeeding Month!

Since 2011, National Breastfeeding Month has been celebrated throughout the month of August, and it is certainly something to pay tribute to. Breastfeeding has seen its fair share of controversy, and many women have decided to use other means for their child’s nutrition. However, breastfeeding is … [Read more...]

Can Stretch Marks Be Prevented?

The precious baby you bring into this world creates many changes in your life.  Many of the changes that come with being a mother are wonderful; however, stretch marks are not the most positive post-baby body transformation women must deal with! Are stretch marks something all pregnant women … [Read more...]

7 Common Post Pregnancy Problems

Congrats to you!  You have survived the months of your pregnancy and delivered your beautiful bundle of joy.  As wonderful as it is, becoming a new mom can be incredibly overwhelming both emotionally and physically.  There is no doubt that after you have delivered your baby either vaginally or by … [Read more...]