Postpartum


Could My Baby Have a Tongue-tie?

Thursday, December 7, 2017 By Aimee Ketchum
Could My Baby Have a Tongue-tie? | Baby Chick

Ankyloglossia, or “tongue-tie” is a condition when the tiny piece of skin called the frenulum that connects the baby’s tongue to the bottom of their mouth is shorter than usual and the baby does not have full motion of their tongue. This is sometimes identified by the pediatrician during an early well-baby check, but it […]

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Why Won’t My Milk Come In?

Monday, November 13, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Why Won't My Milk Come In? | Baby Chick

Your baby has arrived, so why hasn’t your milk?! Statistically speaking (at least 75% of us) will feel our milk come in around day 2-3. However for some of us it can take much longer, up to one week! Here are some of the more common risk factors that research shows as to why this […]

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Padsicles Recipe: What Every Mama Needs Postpartum

Monday, October 30, 2017 By Nina Spears
Padsicles Recipe: What Every Mama Needs Postpartum | Baby Chick

I just gave birth to my beautiful baby boy almost two weeks ago. (I am so in love.) There were several items that have really helped me during this postpartum time. And I will tell you, padsicles were definitely one of them. After pushing a human being out of your body, your bottom is going […]

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Frequent Night Waking with Your Breastfed Baby—What’s Normal?

Thursday, October 26, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Frequent Night Waking with Your Breastfed Baby—What’s Normal? | Baby Chick

I write about sleep deprivation a lot. Why is this? Because as mothers, it is the one thing that drives us INSANE! We are exhausted. We are so tired we don’t even know what we are doing. We feel overwhelmed, over worked and underpaid. One of the reasons this is so overwhelming for us is […]

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10 Ways to Treat Engorgement and Sore/Cracked Nipples

Monday, October 16, 2017 By Nina Spears

Breastfeeding can be tough. For some women and babies, it’s a skill that’s picked up easily, naturally and quickly. But for many mothers–if not the majority–they don’t have that experience. There’s a lot of tears and growing pains. Both literally and figuratively. Learning how to get a good, deep latch takes time. I tell my […]

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