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Shruti Mishra
Sibling rivalry:  Support and advice from a new mom, for a growing family

Sibling rivalry: Support and advice from a new mom, for a growing family

A friend once told me about a pretty serious case of envy that she felt for her newborn sister, seven years her junior. She recalls standing in the balcony of her childhood home, when her favorite uncle came to inform her of the little one’s arrival. My friend recalls standing...

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Jasmine Kaur
A Little Ignorance Can Be Bliss: Parenting in the Age of Information

A Little Ignorance Can Be Bliss: Parenting in the Age of Information

Let me start by stating the painfully obvious: Modern moms have a lot on their plates. This is not to say that Moms in other eras haven’t been as busy. In fact, I would go so far as to say that even in the Palaeolithic Age (also called the Old...

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Jasmine Kaur
A Practical Guide to Exclusive Pumping - Schedule and Tips From a New Mom

A Practical Guide to Exclusive Pumping - Schedule and Tips From a New Mom

Breastfeeding is commonly discussed as one of the most beautiful, natural things our body does, yet we rarely hear about the absolute nightmare it can be. As a new mother to a beautiful baby boy who's already almost one whole year, I know from personal experience just how difficult breastfeeding...

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Shruti Mishra
An Open Letter to New Dads from New Moms

An Open Letter to New Dads from New Moms

Mothers are strong people. New mothers are strong as well, strong in their love, passion and single-minded focus on their new baby. But the often overlooked duality here is that new mothers also most need to regain their core strength when it comes to their bodies, minds and spirits in...

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Shruti Mishra
Postpartum depletion and the importance of making a postpartum nutrition plan

Postpartum depletion and the importance of making a postpartum nutrition plan

Consider this: post childbirth, most of the mothers are sent home within 2-3 days, and often lack support at home other than their partner (who hopefully has a few days of paternity leave). New mothers are then expected to not only take care of the newborn, but also have no...

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