Month: July 2018

Is It Safe To Follow a Diet While Breastfeeding?

A new diet trend crops up seemingly every year, leaving many moms wondering, “Is it safe to do this while breastfeeding?” The ketogenic diet is one of them. An incredibly popular weight-loss method, it’s creators claim the high-fat, low-carb eating plan trains the body to use fat as its main source of energy instead of

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3 Healthy, Homemade Baby Food Recipes

As a new parent, you’ve likely considered making your own baby food at home. Many parents are taking this route in order to have full control over the ingredients, vitamins and minerals babies intake. And with gadgets and appliances made specifically for this purpose, making your own baby food at home is easier than ever. Best

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How To Prepare for Breastfeeding During Pregnancy

Over the years, baby and parenting advice has changed quite a bit. For instance, a few decades ago, pregnant women were told that they should “toughen up” their nipples in order to prepare for breastfeeding. Not only was this not a helpful tip and made no difference once baby was born, but it also caused

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Strong Names for Girls Inspired by Powerful Females

From #thefutureisfemale to the #metoo movement, women are definitely having an empowered moment. One way to capture some of the current era’s bravery and strength is by choosing a meaningful name for your baby girl. When we pick strong names for girls, we inspire greatness. There are two ways to find strong names for girls.

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What That Dirty Diaper Says About Your Baby

As a new parent, you likely spend more time at your changing table than you might have anticipated. And while this may be your least favorite task, it’s surely one of the most important. As Dr. Bryan Vartabedian, pediatric gastroenterologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, told Parents Magazine, many parents become concerned about the contents of

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Baby with a fan
Parenting

How To Keep Your Baby Safe This Summer

The long, sunny days of summer are fun to spend outside with your friends and family. But for your baby, fun in the sun can become dangerous. Summer safety for your baby begins with ample sun and heat protection. Babies’ bodies haven’t quite mastered the art of temperature regulation, so it’s easy for little ones

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Healthy vegan oat muffins, apple and banana cakes
Pregnancy

What Am I Supposed To Eat When I’m Pregnant?

Maintaining a healthy diet during pregnancy is one of the top pieces of advice expecting moms hear from their doctors. Everyone knows that eating healthy is a good thing, but what are the specific benefits for mom and baby? And is mom really eating for two? We’ve got the answers. Here’s everything you need to

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Parenting

How To Enjoy The Shade With Your Baby

When the weather is sunny and warm, it’s tempting to go outside and soak up the rays. But for babies younger than 6 months old, it’s best to stay out of the sunshine. Infants are still developing their natural sun protectant melanin, which means they’re very susceptible to sunburn, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.

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