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Backpack Pain: What’s All the Flap About?

CommentsPosted by: Mommy-Go-Round Guest Blogger on Sep 17, 2014 in Parenting

Aching backs and shoulders? Tingling arms? Weakened muscles? Stooped posture? As course loads get bigger, the emotional and physical stress placed on our kids grows. Carrying too much weight in a pack or wearing it the wrong way can lead to pain and strain, but parents can take steps to help children load and wear […]

Dad’s Role in Pregnancy and Birth

“It was inspiring. It made me realize that there is nothing that I could do that could trump that ever. You can run 10 marathons, but once you see your wife go through birth, that’s it, you know. She’s got you beat.” That’s a quote from one dad who witnessed his wife give natural birth […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’s In a Name? The Most Popular Baby Names of 2013

A flood of new babies with the biblical moniker helped the name Noah sail past Jacob to become the new No. 1 name for boys in 2013. The switch at the top ended Jacob’s 14-year run as the most popular boy’s name in America. According to the Social Security Administration, which released the most popular […]

Protect Your Child: Never Leave Them in a Hot Car

This summer alone, it seems, parents are failing when it comes to children and hot cars. There have been 18 reported deaths of children left in cars; 34 total in the year of 2012. Leaving children in cars is not a new concept. Many parents feel safe about leaving children in cars with older siblings […]

Tips for the First Day of School

Today is the first day of school for many kids in Baton Rouge. Which means a quiet house, but a lot of stress and nervousness from both mom and kids. To ease some of those nerves, the American Academy of Pediatrics created some tips to help parents and their children adjust to another school year. […]

Why Can’t I Behave Like a Toddler Sometimes?

CommentsPosted by: Tamara Palmer on Aug 06, 2014 in Family Fun, Parenting, Toddlers

How would you like to be able to get away with doing the same things that your toddler does? I’m not talking about the cute stuff and being able to nap during the middle of the day. I’m talking about all the things that you probably don’t like YOUR own toddler doing. I have been […]

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 […]

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