5 Common Pregnancy Fears (And How to Get Over Them)

When I found out I was pregnant for the first time, three years ago exactly, I remember being flooded with clashing emotions that I had never experienced before in my life. Of course, I was ecstatic. But, deep down I felt a pinch of anxiety that didn’t fully go away until I delivered my son […]

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5 Reasons Why I Still Breastfeed My One Year Old (And Don’t Plan on Stopping Any Time Soon)

  Yup, you read that right. The WHO recommends incorporating solid foods at 6 months of age while continuing to breastfeed until three years of age. Although Liam is only 13 months old, I am adamant on doing what feels right for him – I refuse to wean him in an unnatural way if he isn’t […]

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10 (Ridiculous) Myths About Breastfeeding

I know I often write about breastfeeding… but I can’t help it! I just feel like it’s one of those things that everyone has an opinion about, but many women (and men!) are misinformed about just how easy it actually is. Below are some of the most inaccurate (and yes, ridiculous!) things I’ve heard about breastfeeding over the […]

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Enough With the “Breastfeeding Shaming” Already

A few days ago, one of my close friends sent me the link to photos in the Huffington Post that have been getting quite the hype lately. The photos, of a mother and her two daughters (ages 3 and 8 months), were taken during a motherhood shoot. When the girls started to get fussy midway through the shoot, their mother decided to […]

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Supplements For Pregnancy & Nursing

If you’re currently pregnant (or have been in the past), you know how important it is to take a prenatal vitamin throughout your pregnancy, and even while you breastfeed your baby. But do you know why? Pregnancy and nursing are times in a woman’s life when it is essential to get enough nutrients to nourish her baby. With […]

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