Tag: postpartum

How to Feel Better About Your Postpartum Skin

How to Feel Better About Your Postpartum Skin

If you’ve recently had a baby or will be giving birth soon, you may be concerned about how your skin will look after pregnancy. While it will take some time for your body to go back to its pre-pregnancy look, you can expect to see 

A Quick Guide to Postpartum Recovery for Expecting Moms

A Quick Guide to Postpartum Recovery for Expecting Moms

Preparing for your baby’s arrival involves so much. From decorating the nursery and choosing names to attending doctor appointments and stocking up on all the essentials, the list can feel endless. But amidst all that excitement, it’s easy to forget about your postpartum journey.  Though 

California Parent & Youth Helpline:  The Helpline We All Need

California Parent & Youth Helpline: The Helpline We All Need

Reaching out for help is hard —but necessary.  We were not meant to parent alone, without support in tough times. This is one of the greatest lessons I learned over the past year. Finding a Helpline that is available, non-judgmental, and helpful can be difficult. 

15 Essentials For Your DIY Postpartum Kit

15 Essentials For Your DIY Postpartum Kit

Okay, mama-to-be, you have your hospital bag packed, your birth plan printed out, and your labor playlist set up. You have washed and folded all the baby clothes, set up the nursery, and installed the car seat. You are all set for baby to come 

Crucial Breastfeeding Advice for Expectant and New Mamas

Crucial Breastfeeding Advice for Expectant and New Mamas

Let me preface this note with this:  when it comes to feeding your baby, you have to do what is right for you.  If breastfeeding works for you, Great!  If formula feeding works for you, Great!  There is no shame in doing what you feel