8 Tips I Learned From Carrying My Baby

8 Tips I Learned From Carrying My Baby

One of the unexpected physical woes of first-time motherhood for me was dealing with the aches and pains associated with carrying my baby. To be sure, I had carried many other babies in my life up until that point. But this was the first time that I was carrying...
Postpartum Self-Care

Postpartum Self-Care

There are so many things that seem like the “biggest” priority to a new mother. Am I complying with safe sleeping habits for baby? Am I producing enough milk? How much coffee is too much coffee? What is my baby’s poop telling me about his/her health? Is my baby’s head...
Postpartum Anxiety

Postpartum Anxiety

Here is my ode to all of the moms that helped me through postpartum anxiety. Because, let me tell you, it was no joke. And I wouldn’t have made it through with a happy and healthy family life if it weren’t for my support team. First, to my mom: Who gave me guidance...
Breastfeeding and Posture

Breastfeeding and Posture

Breastfeeding is a time of significant changes to a woman’s body, including your posture. And I know what you are probably thinking. Can my body seriously handle any more changes after just gaining and losing 30 pounds, massively shifting my center of gravity, oh and...
Diastasis Rectus Abdominis

Diastasis Rectus Abdominis

What is it? A diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA), sometimes simply called a diastasis, is a common condition that pregnant and postpartum women may encounter. It is a separation of the rectus abdominis, AKA the “six-pack muscles,” at the front of the belly. These...