The problem of childhood obesity in the United States has grown considerably in recent years. How do you determine if your child has a problem with obesity? What typically causes it and what can parents do about it?
When pregnant, having an "uneventful" or "boring" pregnancy is actually exactly what your medical care provider wants. A pregnancy with few complications will keep you "low risk". So, what exactly does having a low risk pregnancy look like? And what can you do to keep it that way?
We know milk is an important part of our baby's growth and development. But with so many types of milk out there, how do we know what's best for our family? This episode explores the benefits of milk as well as options for getting calcium and other nutrients if dairy isn't an option.
So much is happening with your body during pregnancy. It's easy to feel lost, confused and even frustrated by all these changes. How do you overcome feelings of doubt and insecurity during a time that's supposed to be hopeful and happy?
Your baby is here! But you're so busy taking care of your little one that you forget to take care of yourself. Sound familiar? But did you know that good nutrition is super important for new moms- whether your breastfeeding your baby or your simply helping your body heal from childbirth. Today we'll explore some great ways to get nutritious foods into your diet, without overwhelming your schedule.
You've heard the phrase "eating for two". So if you're pregnant with twins should you be eating for three? What type of nutrition does your body really need to foster a healthy twin pregnancy? Plus, what type of foods should you try to avoid.
Is your Pediatrician supportive of breastfeeding? Unfortunately, that is not always the case. So how do you find a physician who will be helpful to you as you breastfeed your baby? And what's the best way to discuss breastfeeding issues with your Pediatrician?
We all know that eating healthy during pregnancy is important, but what are the most important foods to eat while pregnant? We're breaking down the top 10 list of important foods your body needs and how to prepare them.
All women need support throughout their breastfeeding and pumping journey. And for some families, that includes financial help to better care for both mom and baby. Today, we're talking all about WIC, which stands for Women, Infants and Children. It’s a federal program that helps pregnant and their postpartum moms and children receive the nutritional care they need. Learn more about their services and how they’ve helped lower income families all over the country.
Life can be hectic as a working mom- juggling your job, family and your sanity! But what about food? Sometimes we eat our emotions away when we are stressed out. So, as breastfeeding and pumping moms, how do we balance what we eat? What are some key ingredients you can quickly add to each meal to give you strength and help with milk supply?
Athletes are a special group of people who are constantly in the mindset of looking and feeling their best so they can perform well. The training can be intense, so what happens when you have a baby and you decide to breastfeed or pump for your baby? Today we’re talking about what it means to be an athlete and the changes or challenges you may experience while breastfeeding and breast pumping.
We spend about nine months growing a baby, and after our babies are born, our bodies create breast milk (the most nutritious food possible) to help them grow and keep them healthy. Our bodies are truly amazing, and still many of us don’t view them that way. And how can these negative feelings impact our breastfeeding goals?