When you are pregnant, your body goes through a series of changes that occur gradually over a nine-month period. After childbirth your body goes through another series of changes that occur much more rapidly. Proper nutrition is helpful in easing some of the typical postpartum discomforts during the recovery period. Dietary fiber in the form… Continue reading Postpartum Nutrition
Good Morning All! Today I'm going to be talking about the birth spaces in the Buffalo area, where I'm currently living. I think that it's really important to know all of your options before you decide where you're going to give birth and recently I was taken on a tour and given all of the… Continue reading Buffalo Birth Locations
Today we're going to chat about the basics breast anatomy and breastfeeding. In my posts about breastfeeding (part one and part two) I talked about the book Breastfeeding Made Simple, by Nancy Mohrbacher and Kathleen Kendall-Tackett. In the introduction, Jack Newman, MD described the many reasons why women say that they "can't" breastfeed (i.e. I don't have… Continue reading What are Boobs?