When a Dream Birth is Followed by the Nightmare of Postpartum Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is an increasingly common but poorly understood complication impacting up to 1 in 20 pregnancies.

Dear Doctors: Please Stop Assuming I Can Breastfeed

“You are BRCA2 positive.” Nothing prepares you for hearing those words. Not even when you know the breast cancer gene runs in your family.  Receiving that positive test in 2019 expedited our family planning. In 2020, we welcomed our second child (a baby girl!). In November of 2021, just 8 weeks after completing my breastfeeding

I started taking antidepressants two years postpartum— Here’s why I wish I’d started sooner

Taking antidepressants doesn’t make you a bad mom when you’re suffering postpartum.

Can You Use Retinol While Pregnant or Breastfeeding? Our beauty expert recommends the 10+ best retinol alternatives

Retinol is a popular skincare product for many women, but is it safe to use retinol while breastfeeding? We asked our experts.

Can you use a bidet postpartum? The 5+ best bidets for women and other hygiene questions

Mom to mom, here are the best bidets for women.

9 Best Postnatal Vitamins of 2024

Postnatal vitamins are an important addition to the postpartum period for birthing parents and their babies.

16 Must Have C-Section Recovery Kit Items

While cesarean sections can be planned or unexpected, we know a c-section requires a special recovery kit. Here’s what to add to yours.

Breastfed, Formula Fed or Donated Milk— One Mom Experiences it All With Seven Kids (+ Two Sets of Twins)

Doula and mother of seven (!!), Lindsey Cipriani, tells all about her feeding journeys.

Let’s Talk About Sex After Baby – How Long to Wait, Painful Sex & More

Expert advice on sex after baby— From how long to wait to have sex after giving birth to addressing pain.

Toddler formula vs Infant formula vs Milk— Everything you need to know

Toddler formula is not a replacement for infant formula or milk— Our pediatrician explains the similarities and differences.

12 Tips for Pumping at Work & Helpful Pumping Products

Build confidence with these tips for pumping at work and discover the best items for cleaning breast pumps at work.

Is It OK to Use My Phone While Breastfeeding?

There are arguments to be made about the safety of using your phone while breastfeeding.

Struggling vs. Suffering— Supporting Postpartum Mental Health

Postpartum anxiety and mental health affects most new moms. Let’s talk about it together.

Lactation cookies: What are they and do they really work?

Do lactation cookies work and are they really necessary? We spoke with lactation consultant and Registered Nurse, Jadah Parks Chatterjee, to get the low-down on lactation cookies.

The best foods for a breastfeeding mom— According to a lactation consultant & wellness expert

Expert recommended best foods for breastfeeding moms include nutrient dense foods like avocado, mushrooms and these!

Postpartum Anxiety (PPA) — One of the most common mental health conditions for new moms

Postpartum worry about your baby is perfectly normal. But there’s a difference between “normal” postpartum worry and PPA. 

Cabbage leaves for weaning and breast pain: Does this age-old remedy work?

If you’re having breast pain or trying to wean, get ready to try cabbage leaves in your bra. We’ve done it, and it works!

Feeding as a Frontline Worker: Don’t Assume We Can Pump When We Need To

Breastfeeding is hard, especially when moms work in an unsupportive feeding environment.

Who needs a postpartum doula? Every new mom— says Mama Glow’s Latham Thomas

Latham Thomas talks about post partum doulas and why they are so important for moms’ mental health.

Pump and Dump: Is it necessary?

When do you need to pump and dump? Separating fact from fiction.

Me and my boobs: a love hate relationship

I blamed my boobs for many things— until I needed them for breastfeeding.

What Does a Lactation Consultant Do and Do I Need One?

Do you need a lactation consultant? If you’re planning to breastfeed- YES. They’re the BFF of breastfeeding.

Natural treatments for postpartum depression

Whether it’s ‘baby blues’ or postpartum depression, let’s talk symptoms and treatment for new moms.

Can Babies Sense Stress and Anxiety?

New parents wondered if stress has an affect on their babies-it can!

Our Pediatric Dietitian Praises Chrissy Teigen’s Latest Stigma-Busting Tweets

“Amen” to Teigen’s Tweet

Not Breastfeeding in Brooklyn? Prepare to be Publicly Judged

One mom talks about the connection between breastfeeding and mental health.

New Research Shows American Pediatricians Are Stuck Between Breastfeeding Recommendations and a Mom’s Reality

Pediatricians are recommending both-breastfeeding and baby formula.

Feeding Triplets: Don’t Assume I Made Enough Milk

Feeding multiples requires a high supply of breast milk, not always possible for every parent.

Feeding after a double mastectomy: Don’t assume I have nipples to breastfeed

When she couldn’t breastfeed after a double mastectomy, this mom went straight to a baby formula she could trust.

What a Feeding Journey Really Looks Like Across Different Parents and Families

There is no one size fits all to a feeding journey. Modern parents face many modern problems- read through some of them here.

The Unintentional Diet of a Postpartum Mom; When You Find Yourself Going ‘Dairy-Free’ Overnight

Your diet may affect your breastfed baby.

7 Self-Care Tips While You Breastfeed

Mom approved tips to help you get through breastfeeding.

Workplace Wins: The 5 Best Places to Work if You’re a New or Expectant Parent (and How Other Businesses Can Learn From Them)

From breastfeeding in the workplace to maternity leave, these are the 5 best places to work for new and expectant parents.

Formula Feeding vs Breastfeeding— A Thing Called Stigma and the Data Behind It

Let’s discuss the stigma associated with formula feeding.

What Happened to My Breastfeeding Goals After Having Premature Twins in the NICU

Multiples changed my feeding plan entirely.

Back to Work: Here’s What Ruined My Milk Supply

Many moms breast milk supply goes down once they return to work, here is why.

The Hype Around a Breast Milk Freezer Supply

The best 7 ways to store extra breast milk in the freezer

How expectations around breastfeeding have changed over time

Courtney Jung deciphers the history of breastfeeding.