Introducing . . . Bloom :: An Event for New & Expectant Moms! Bloom, happening May 20, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Cook Children’s Medical Center, is an event for expectant moms and moms who are currently parenting children two years and under. (Foster and adoptive moms are welcome too!) This event, held […]
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Losing that nursing bond feels strangely like mourning, like you’re giving up being her Mommy as your lactation shuts down. You feel betrayed by your breasts, and guilty for taking the vacation, for leaving your daughter behind, and for getting so wrapped up in the move across town. You feel ashamed for not having better […]
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.
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 […]