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How to Lose Weight Safely After Birth

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How to Lose Weight Safely After Birth
I hear you, mama, I know that after 9 months of carrying extra weight, you are more than ready to lose it and feel like your normal self. The truth is, as much as you may want to magically slip into your previous clothes, many women struggle with achieving a postnatal healthy weight. In order to lose the pounds effectively and safely, it is important to take your time and to do it in a healthy, sustainable way.

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5 Ways to Heal Your Body After a C-section

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5 Ways to Heal Your Body After a C-section

Whether it is planned or an emergency procedure, a C-section delivery is a major abdominal surgery that requires time and deliberate postpartum care. More and more women (over 30% of births in 2017) are experiencing postpartum life while recovering from the challenges of a surgical procedure. Unfortunately, many mothers leave the hospital with little guidance on how to properly care for their bodies beyond caring for the incision site. On top of that, there’s a brand new baby to take care of! Healing your postpartum body should be equally as important as ensuring that your baby is thriving.

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What You Should Know About Thyroid Health

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What You Should Know About Thyroid Health

Have you been experiencing fatigue, changes in weight, or hair loss? These may sound like common signs of motherhood, but it could be an indication that you have a thyroid issue. 

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, so we wanted to take this opportunity to write about these often undiagnosed thyroid issues that are extremely common during pregnancy and postpartum. 

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10 Diet Recommendations for Postpartum Depression

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10 Diet Recommendations for Postpartum Depression

The beginning of motherhood is already a tumultuous and uncertain time for mothers. It’s no surprise, since following birth your body goes through intense physiological and psychological changes. The sudden lifestyle changes and responsibilities of caring for a newborn while recovering from birth can often lead to feelings of In fact, 80% of new mothers are estimated to experience negative feelings and moodiness directly following birth, which are typically referred to as “baby blues.”[1]   While it’s normal to have baby blues (think: drastic changes in hormones, lack of sleep, nursing), it can be expected to dissipate within a few weeks...

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