Tag: relaxation

Breastfeeding can reduce your stress

Breastfeeding can reduce your stress

It’s true, breastfeeding releases hormones that help you feel more relaxed. Oxytocin is one of the hormones your body makes to produce breast milk. ...
Need to catch up on your zzzz’s?

Need to catch up on your zzzz’s?

Your baby hasn’t arrived yet, so why is it so hard to get enough sleep? Getting up to go to the bathroom, heartburn and having to adjust pillows to fi ...
Stop. Rest. Relax…Repeat.

Stop. Rest. Relax…Repeat.

I am not one who can easily relax. Usually, I need a brick wall in front of me to make me stop (or a cliff will do fine, too). Adrenaline runs throug ...
Special moms need special care

Special moms need special care

A new study published in Pediatrics shows that groups led by other moms reduced stress in mothers of children with disabilities. It helped to impr ...