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Jasmine Kaur
Giving Birth During COVID

Giving Birth During COVID

Your birth plan. The document you so thoroughly researched and carefully crafted, it outlines everything necessary to give you and your bundle of joy the best possible start. But who would’ve thought to include a pandemic contingency plan? The list of inevitable compromises is not short, and unexpected issues will...

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Rachel Goldstein
Preparing for your Breastfeeding Journey - A Practical Guide for Third Trimester

Preparing for your Breastfeeding Journey - A Practical Guide for Third Trimester

The third trimester is an opportune time to learn about breastfeeding, a bodily function often romanticized as something magical. Forget magic, there is science behind it. Please consider and internalize the fact that breastfeeding is as unique as human breasts are. There is no one typical output that you should measure yourself...

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Shruti Mishra
Nutritionist Recommended Pre and Post Workout Snacks for Pregnancy

Nutritionist Recommended Pre and Post Workout Snacks for Pregnancy

‘Eating Right’ can be a very generic term. It clearly has different meanings in different phases of life. For pregnant and new moms, many things take entirely different forms. For example, a woman who has been active throughout her life and had been working out extensively earlier, same exercises may...

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Shruti Mishra
The Abundant Benefits of Sunflower Seeds for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health

The Abundant Benefits of Sunflower Seeds for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health

They say dreaming of sunflowers represents prosperity and longevity. It also signifies that the dreamer is on the right life path. Apart from having poetic semiotic significance in our dreamscapes, the sunflower has also proven to be an irreplaceable treasure from nature for humankind since time immemorial. The wild sunflower...

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Shruti Mishra
Nutrition in fifth trimester - How to continue nourishing yourself when you return to work

Nutrition in fifth trimester - How to continue nourishing yourself when you return to work

You grew a little seed in your body for 9 months. Carefully nourished and developed it into a perfect little baby who melts your heart every time you look at her. You then took care of her and put her above everything else since last few months. You have done...

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Shruti Mishra
Can we boost nutrient levels in breast milk?

Can we boost nutrient levels in breast milk?

Can a mother's diet change the nutritional quality of breast milk? This is often a taboo topic in online forums and blogs due to the fear that the pressure to eat right may cause mothers to give up breastfeeding sooner. While I empathize with that reasoning, I also believe that...

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Shruti Mishra
The ultimate guide to foods that increase breast milk production aka galactagogues

The ultimate guide to foods that increase breast milk production aka galactagogues

Originally written for Boober. Being able to make enough milk is a constant worry for many moms. Am I producing enough? Is my baby getting all the nutrition? How are other moms able to pump so much more? With an increasingly connected world, new mothers may feel even more challenged...

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Jada Shapiro
These 7 practices can help you boost your milk supply

These 7 practices can help you boost your milk supply

Being a new parent is a huge amount of work—not to mention the fact that your body is making milk to nourish a little being. It’s a miracle that we have the energy to keep going! One common problem that can arise is a fluctuating milk supply. So what are...

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