Studies suggest that nearly 1 in 5 women will suffer from a postpartum mood disorder. If you or someone you know is suffering silently after the birth of a child, here are some ways to start the healing process.
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You never realize how much of life revolves around food and eating until you have a child with a feeding disorder. And then, eating becomes your ENTIRE world. Discussions about breastfeeding, toddlers with messy faces, or the sight of a couple kiddos eating some fruit slices at a play date can bring you to tears […]
Disclaimer :: Dr. Joyce Rafati, a pediatric physician with Cook Children’s Pediatrics — Magnolia, composed this sponsored piece just for the Fort Worth Moms Blog readers. The last few months of pregnancy are an exciting time and offer a great opportunity to meet your pediatrician through a prenatal consultation. While this visit is not required, many […]
Breastfeeding is considered to be a major part of infant development. Breast milk can help babies develop antibodies that fight off certain infections, and the natural milk can aid them in blossoming into strong and healthy toddlers and beyond. However, not every mother has success in the breastfeeding department. Often, when babies are born prematurely, […]
I’ve got a secret, y’all. I’m still breastfeeding my 3.5 year old. It’s okay . . . take a minute to collect yourselves. Get your smelling salts. If it makes you feel any better, three years ago I would have needed them, too. I don’t advertise that my little man is still occasionally nursing, but it’s nothing […]
I used to think everyone struggled to make enough milk. Because, come on, breastfeeding is just plain hard. So when my second-born daughter’s feeding issues catapulted us into a rare disease diagnosis and subsequent feeding tube surgery, I would soon learn another truth. Exclusive pumping is even harder. I loathed that tiny piece of modern machinery, but I wasn’t […]
If you asked some of my closet friends what my love language is they would say giving gifts. I love getting my friends and family the perfect gift or finding the perfect party favor for an event. I love it so much that I have a tendency to go overboard. My husband rolls his eyes […]