Fourth Trimester – Happy, Healthy Mom Equals Happy, Healthy Baby

The fourth trimester, or the first three months of a baby’s life, is filled with a tremendous amount of adjustments and milestones for the baby. These mental and physical developments during your baby’s first three months outside the womb are just as important as...

What are the Breastfeeding Benefits for Moms?

Most people know that breastfeeding is good for the baby. Breastfed babies receive a head start on fighting bacteria and viruses from cells they receive from their mothers. Babies who are breastfed overall have stronger immune systems, fewer cases of respiratory...

Symptoms of Postpartum Depression (PPD) and Anxiety

“Immediately following the birth of my daughter I began to feel the downward spiral of postpartum depression. I believe strongly that the hormonal issues, for me, were hugely exacerbated by the pain that I was experiencing post birth as well. I had second degree...