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Postpartum Hair Loss

Saturday, 05 April 2014 23:41
Many moms who have spent the first six months or more of their child's life exclusively breastfeeding can report how exhausted they become, how when they're not feeling well, it actually makes them feel worse when their child drains their breasts--as if the life-force is literally being sucked out of…

Puerperal Psychosis

Sunday, 10 November 2013 10:09
Puerperal psychosis, also known as Postpartum Psychosis, is defined as postnatal being a period after childbirth and psychosis as a serious mental illness in which a person loses contact with external reality. It is the most severe form of mental health conditions following birth and is a psychiatric emergency where…

Thrush: The Basics, the Treatments & the Plan

Saturday, 09 November 2013 15:09
Breastfeeding a child is a glorious experience for many women. Making milk, and providing a child with the nutrients from your own body is amazing! However, sometimes, it is not all sunshine and rainbows. There are some conditions that can occur, and in this article, we will look at a…
If this is your first foray into menstrual cup information, you’re in luck! If it’s not, you probably know why: menstrual cup advocates can be evangelical in the extreme. People who love reusable menstrual products really love them. For this reason, it’s sometimes very intimidating for someone who’s new to…
YONI BLISS... Our bodies were made to give birth. It’s natural, it’s miraculous, and when we allow it to…it just happens. But that doesn’t mean that we emerge from the experience unscathed.  Let’s face it—though breastfeeding and childbirth are the major role of our nipples and yoni[1]—those delicate parts (and…
People in the US are rediscovering the mind/body benefits of a 30-40 day postpartum recovery period for new moms during which they rest, are cared for, eat special foods for rejuvenation, and are supported by family and postpartum care providers. This, of course, leaves mom better able to care for…

BYOB

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 15:39
In this post first published at http://www.kimberleypayne.com/, I would like to encourage new moms who have clearance from their midwife or doctor to resume exercise—and those who will have the green light soon. Exercise? Are you kidding me? When am I supposed to have the time? The good news .…

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