How to Pump at Work: 5 Must Have Items for Breastfeeding Moms

How to Pump at Work: 5 Must Have Items for Breastfeeding Moms

Personally, I had an overall great breastfeeding journey, and I wouldn't change anything...except having to pump at work. While I was dedicated to being able to continue breastfeeding after returning to work, it wasn't "fun." Pumping was probably my least favorite part about the entire breastfeeding journey. There are some things you can get to make your journey a little easier. Unfortunately, it took me some time to learn about some of these things. Hopefully this post will get you there sooner! This post doesn't include things like the pump and pump parts themselves. Of course, those are...

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A Pregnancy Subscription Box with Everything You Need

A Pregnancy Subscription Box with Everything You Need

A pregnancy subscription box is the perfect essential self care item for any expecting mom. It hasn't been that long since I was pregnant, but I am so bummed that I hadn't heard of subscription boxes during pregnancy as I have now. Being pregnant for the first time, I did a lot of googling to figure out what would and wouldn't help me during pregnancy. However, if you take a look at a pregnancy subscription box, the right one can provide you with everything you need. And that's without all of the Googling! Even though I don't have personal experience with a pregnancy subscription box,...

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A Guide to Postpartum Recovery Weeks 2-4

A Guide to Postpartum Recovery Weeks 2-4

If it felt like all the attention was on you and baby during pregnancy, then you're likely not alone. There is a lot of fanfare leading up to baby's arrival. Postpartum, however, can feel like just the opposite for mom. While the focus on baby and adjusting to life with a newborn is amazing and exhausting, we often forget what an intense experience our bodies just went through. Postpartum recovery weeks 2-4 starts to get just a little bit easier for most. In this post, we'll go over postpartum recovery weeks 2-4. Everyone's journey is different, so don't be alarmed if you're not feeling...

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Postpartum Core Exercises: How To Regain Strength

Postpartum Core Exercises: How To Regain Strength

During pregnancy, our bodies endure a lot. Just about every part of the pregnant body sees change, and the core is not spared. While it's completely normal to experience a variety of changes, many women are often unsure of how to prevent more severe issues or work through changes during pregnancy. In this post we'll go over not just postpartum core exercises but why the core is important and how to regain strength. What is the Core? The core is the center of our body. Our abdominal muscles, pelvic floor, and back muscles make up the core. When most people think of the core, they usually...

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