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Breastfeeding Diet: Good Nutrition for You Means Good Nutrition for Your Baby

If you are like any other mom you want to get back to your "pre-baby" body weight and shape as quickly as possible. One of the best ways that you can utitlize is to breast feed your baby. This act alone can burn up to 500 calories as your body [...]

07-31-2012

How Splenda Can Effect Breast Milk

Artificial sweeteners have been a part of my life for quite a while now. After giving birth, I have been using Splenda even more. I want to make sure to lower my caloric intake so I am able to lose some of the weight that I gained while being [...]

7-30-2012

Exercising for Better Breast Milk

When you start breast feeding you are concerned about what you eat and the impact it will have on the quality of the milk you are producing. It seems that we now have more to think about in terms of what will affect the quality of breast milk. There [...]

7-20-2012

Efforts to Reduce Toxins in Breast Milk

When I was pregnant, I made sure to eat right. I would avidly seek out any new research regarding the effects foods consumed by pregnant women have on their developing babies. During this time, I was also gathering all of the information I could [...]

love-letter

my love letter to breastfeeding.

So one of the things I am most passionate about is breastfeeding. During my pregnancy I read lots of books and spoke with people about breastfeeding. I had no idea how challenging and rewarding my breastfeeding journey would be. Starting out it [...]