Posts Categorized: Women

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Oatmeal chocolate chip lactation cookies

Want a yummy way to keep up nutrients important for the support of breastfeeding? Try lactation cookies! Lactation cookies contain nutrients that promote lactation. • Brewer’s yeast contains iron, protein, and other vitamins and minerals that promote milk supply. It is believed to help with fatigue and the “baby blues.” • Oats are high in…
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Mom and baby

Why is breastfeeding a big deal?

You hear a lot about breastfeeding in the news these days. Some moms are given strange looks. Others are shamed for making their breasts a little more visible so they can feed their child in public. So, what is the big deal with breastfeeding? Isn’t it just one of the choices for how to feed…
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Carpal tunnel syndrome and pregnancy

Have you noticed swelling in your wrists or pain in your fingers or hand during your pregnancy?  Well, it may be Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)! During your pregnancy, you might have noticed that certain parts of your body have swelled or are beginning to swell. The puffiness you’re experiencing is due to your body accomodating…
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