Pinterest Fact Checking: What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Breastfeeding

The title of this pin caught my eye. In true Pinterest form, it has a dramatic, hidden feel about it. The related blog doesn’t have that feel at all. I went in expecting secrets about how the medical community is holding out on some really useful information about breastfeeding. Instead, it is clearly Stacey’s personal experience breastfeeding her own […]

Does my baby need a Vitamin D supplement?

Does my baby need a Vitamin D supplement?

A study published in February concluded that babies who are still breastfeeding beyond 1 year of age need a Vitamin D Supplement to reduce the risk of Vitamin D deficiency. In 2008 the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended 400 IU of Vitamin D daily for infants, children and adolescents. This specifically increased the recommended dosage for infants […]

Breastfeeding moms have special challenge when exercising

If you have had a regular routine of working out before baby was born, you may be eager to get back to that routine. Regardless of previous habits, most moms are eager to get rid of that sort-of-pregnant look that lingers after baby’s arrival. Breastfeeding will help burn extra calories, but exercise will be helpful […]