POSTPARTUM


5 Tips to Take Care of Your Perineum Postpartum

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 By Hannah Crews
5 Tips to Take Care of Your Perineum Postpartum | Baby Chick

I remember when I had my first baby. And boy, do I remember how my downstairs felt afterwards. I tore pretty badly – I was terrified to walk, terrified to sit abruptly, and certainly terrified to pee and poop. Being that my poor vagina had gone through some serious trauma pushing out an actual human being, […]

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5 Postpartum Body Changes You May Not Expect

Sunday, July 15, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
5 Postpartum Body Changes You May Not Expect | Baby Chick

When you are pregnant, your body is undergoing so many changes each day. It’s hard to keep up! But even after baby is born, the body continues to change and for many women. They may see permanent changes to their bodies and minds postpartum. If you are currently pregnant or recently given birth, you are […]

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My Breastfeeding Journey — It’s Not What I Thought It Would Be

Monday, July 9, 2018 By Nina Spears
What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Kindred Bravely but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. I think most of us assume that, when it comes to breastfeeding, everything will come naturally and that your motherly instincts will kick in and tell you what to do. Fortunately, […]

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What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression

Friday, July 6, 2018 By Giselle May
What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression | Baby Chick

Looking back at my journey into motherhood, I am amazed at just how unprepared I was for the mental battle that was to go with it. The accompanying life changes were so immense that I barely had time to notice that I was slipping into a state of postpartum depression. Over the 12 months since […]

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Motivation for Moms: 3 Ways to Reach Your Fitness Goals

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 By Kate Horney
Motivation for Moms: 3 Ways to Reach Your Fitness Goals | Baby Chick

If you’re a mom and struggling to stay motivated with your current health, and fitness routine, you’re not alone. Many women say that they simply feel “stuck,” and struggle with getting motivated to make a change. They’ve acknowledged a problem and want to become healthier, but they’re just not sure how to get started taking […]

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Dear Stretch Marks

Monday, July 2, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
Dear Stretch Marks

Dear Stretch Marks, Let me begin by saying this: I thought I was the cocoa butter queen of the world. I lathered myself from hips to nips from the time I was 4 weeks pregnant (yep, you read that right) until the day before I went to the hospital, convincing myself I would elude these […]

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Because of Willow, I No Longer Hate Pumping

Thursday, June 28, 2018 By Nina Spears
Because of Willow, I No Longer Hate Pumping | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Willow but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. I’ve never been the mom who has tons of breast milk. I have had to work for every. single. ounce. — more like every drop — of breast milk that I’ve got. Because […]

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Navigating Breastfeeding and Pumping while Traveling

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 By Jennifer Jordan
Navigating Breastfeeding and Pumping while Traveling

Babies have the tendency to arrive with as much popularity as A-list celebrities. All of a sudden, visitors come out to see them and take photos. However, in some cases you have to take babies to visit others, meaning it’s time to travel. The thought of driving with a baby for hours or even taking […]

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Why Every Mom Should Participate in a Postpartum Recovery Program

Thursday, June 21, 2018 By Ingrid Hanna
Why Every Mom Should Participate in a Postpartum Recovery Program | Baby Chick

Some might call me biased, but in my 15 years of providing physical therapy I have come to the conclusion that every mom should participate in a rehabilitation-based postpartum recovery program. Most moms experience musculoskeletal pain on a weekly (if not daily) basis and many of us assume that this is just a normal part […]

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The First 24-Hours of Baby’s Life

Saturday, June 9, 2018 By Nina Spears
baby's first 24 hours of life

.You have probably planned and prepared for what labor and pushing will be like, or maybe even a c-section for your birth. But not many people think about what they may expect once their little one comes into the world. Usually it’s a whirlwind of different tests, procedures, tons of swaddling, practicing breastfeeding and more. The first day of your […]

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