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Getting a “Hold” on Breastfeeding

The following post was written by the Lactation Service Department at Woman’s Hospital. Ask anyone who has ever done yoga. Holding one position for a lengthy period of time can be so taxing that it’s a complete exercise program. Similarly, you could probably ask any breastfeeding mom about the aches and pains of holding one […]

3 Things No One Ever Told You About Breastfeeding

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit womans.org to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources.  A quick Google search will reveal plenty of articles, blogs and information about breastfeeding. With everything out there, […]

Breastfeeding Q&A: Part II

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit Woman’s website to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources. Still flying under the radar at those mommy group meetings and appointments, too rushed or anxious to […]

Breastfeeding Q&A: Part I

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit Woman’s website to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources. “Does anyone have any questions?” It’s the dreaded conclusion to class lectures, meetings and appointments […]

Debunking Breastfeeding Myths and Realities

August is National Breastfeeding Month. Every week in August, the Mommy-Go-Round will feature one post on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips to help along the way. Visit Woman’s website to discover all Woman’s Hospital has to offer regarding breastfeeding resources. Breastfeeding helps you lose weight…myth or reality? Believe it or not, Yes! Breastfeeding burns an extra 500 […]

My Moisturizing Detox Bath

CommentsPosted by: Rachel Henry on Jul 29, 2014 in Babies, Breastfeeding, health, Parenting

Rewind to four years ago…pre-kids…one of my favorite ways to relax and rejuvenate was a nice, long, hot, detox bath. Every Sunday evening, like clockwork, I would start my detox process with some light stretching to soothing music while my garden tub filled with steamy goodness. I would take in the amazing scents of lavender […]

FDA Calls for More Seafood in Pregnant Women’s Diet

New FDA recommendations could mean big news for pregnant seafood lovers, especially in Louisiana. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration encouraged pregnant women to increase the amount of seafood they eat. According to the FDA, this new advice is based on extensive peer-reviewed science that looks at fish as a whole food, considering the […]

Stressing Over Breastfeeding

CommentsPosted by: Rachel Henry on Jun 12, 2014 in Babies, Breastfeeding, Parenting

Am I making enough milk? Is my baby eating enough? What is the number of diapers per day? Are they wet and dirty or just wet? If my baby sleeps through the night should I wake him to feed or maybe I should get up and pump? Oh no, I slept through the night and […]

Breastfeeding Tips for Moms on the Go

When you’re traveling and pumping breast milk, date each bottle of milk so you know which bottles are the freshest. And when looking for a breast pump, look for one with a battery-powered option to give you better mobility. These tips and more are just a small part of Woman’s Breastfeeding Tips on the Go […]

Getting a “Hold” on Breastfeeding

The following post was written by the Lactation Service Department at Woman’s Hospital. Ask anyone who has ever done yoga. Holding one position for a lengthy period of time can be so taxing that it’s a complete exercise program. Similarly, you could probably ask any breastfeeding mom about the aches and pains of holding one […]

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