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3 Foods for Vegans to Consider for Pregnancy & Postpartum

This post might ruffle some feathers, but it’s an important one. A very controversial topic in the nutrition world is veganism. There are different reasons one may choose to follow a vegan lifestyle. To each their own. One perfect diet for everyone truly does not exist. However, being that there are certain nutrients that naturally… Continue reading 3 Foods for Vegans to Consider for Pregnancy & Postpartum

Postpartum

A Letter to My C-Section Scar

Dear slightly off-center horizontal c-section scar, I hate you. I hated you in 2011. I didn’t ask for you. I never thought I’d end up with you during the hours of painful labor. I was left feeling like a failure. I hated you again in 2012. I didn’t know I had a choice in the… Continue reading A Letter to My C-Section Scar

Breastfeeding · Postpartum

Breastmilk vs Formula: What It Means for Mom

Will you be breastfeeding? Or formula feeding? Everyone seems to have an opinion one way or another that looks something like “Every woman should breastfeed because it’s the healthiest for the baby” or “I formula fed my babies and they’re all fine”. I think it’s safe to say that we know breastmilk is best for… Continue reading Breastmilk vs Formula: What It Means for Mom