Parenting

Breastfeeding your baby through the holidays

The holidays are a great occasion to introduce your family and friends to your little bundle of joy. Although spending time with new people can be fun, it can also be stressful for your baby. Here are some tips to help you and your little one to get through the holiday season.   When traveling … Continue reading “Breastfeeding your baby through the holidays”

Tips for Traveling with Baby

Throughout the year, many families will pack up and hit the road. Here are some travel tips for smooth sailing straight from the desk of our IBCLC, Dominique. Flying with Baby   My first suggestion is to wear your baby! Babywearing allows you to keep your baby close while being hands-free to take care of other … Continue reading “Tips for Traveling with Baby”

Treating Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

What is postpartum depression and anxiety?   We know that 1 in 9 women will experience postpartum depression, it is much more common than many realize. We also know that approximately 6% of pregnant women and 10% of postpartum women develop anxiety. Sometimes they experience anxiety alone, and sometimes they experience it in addition to … Continue reading “Treating Postpartum Depression and Anxiety”

Signs of Postpartum Mood Disorders

Postpartum depression and anxiety are much more common than many people realize. One in seven women will experience postpartum depression. It is one of the most common pregnancy “complications” experienced.    Baby Blues Vs. Postpartum Depression     Are Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression the same?   “Baby blues”, a term used to describe the … Continue reading “Signs of Postpartum Mood Disorders”