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Breastfeeding after a natural disaster

Breastfeeding after a natural disaster

Every year nearly 850,000 people in the US are affected by a natural disaster. When a disaster strikes, power can go out, water supplies can become co ...
Preemies need vaccines, too

Preemies need vaccines, too

Special thanks to the CDC for sharing this post with us in honor of National Immunization Awareness Month. Having a premature baby can be stressful ...
Breastfeeding and your diet

Breastfeeding and your diet

We received a question from a new mom asking if there are certain things she should eat while breastfeeding. Or more importantly, are there things she ...
Is it a boy or a girl?

Is it a boy or a girl?

Finding out the sex of your baby is such an exciting part of pregnancy. While some people choose to be surprised at the time of delivery, many couples ...
Babies and bug spray

Babies and bug spray

You’ve heard about the Zika virus in certain parts of the United States, Puerto Rico and other countries, such as Brazil. One of the ways to combat Zi ...
Buying breast milk online – is it safe?

Buying breast milk online – is it safe?

Today we welcome guest blogger Amy Hair, MD, neonatologist at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hair specializes in neonatal nutrition. Online shoppi ...
Vaccinating on time is important for disease protection

Vaccinating on time is important for disease protection

Special thanks to the CDC for sharing this post with us. Parents agree that feeding and sleep schedules are important to help keep their children h ...
The Zika virus:  What we know and what we don’t

The Zika virus: What we know and what we don’t

We know that… Zika infection during pregnancy can be passed to your baby. It can cause a birth defect called microcephaly and other brain problem ...
Feeling depressed when you breastfeed?

Feeling depressed when you breastfeed?

Some women experience feelings of depression during milk letdown and the beginning of breastfeeding. This experience is called Dysphoric Milk Ejection ...
How I Got the Zika Virus and How You Can Too: Protecting Yourself and Your Family

How I Got the Zika Virus and How You Can Too: Protecting Yourself and Your Family

Today's guest post is written by Bethany Kotlar, MPH, of Mother To Baby -Georgia. Her personal experience with the Zika virus is important to share wi ...