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Six holiday hangups that impact milk supply for breastfeeding moms

Breastfeeding can be difficult enough for many moms, but some aspects of the holiday season can make things even more so if she isn’t prepared for them – such as her body’s ability to produce breastmilk. Here are several things to keep a keen eye out for (while you’re watching for Kris Kringle of course), … Continue reading Six holiday hangups that impact milk supply for breastfeeding moms

Bariatric surgery and birth outcomes

In the US, 41.1% of women of childbearing age (over the age of 20) are obese. Women who are overweight or obese want the best for themselves and their children as much as any woman; and a good many women of childbearing age are considering bariatric surgery to help. Statistics report that

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About Me

Hi, I’m Lindsey. Previously a newspaper photographer and editor, I became a full-time health blogger in 2015 and a birthworker in 2018. I spend most of my time with my furbabies and husband. I share what I know about birth and lactation on this blog, and all about health on my sister nutrition/lifestyle blog, PlatefulofSoul. Thank you for visiting!

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