POSTPARTUM


Staying on Budget with a New Baby

Monday, February 19, 2018 By Meredith Rines
Staying on Budget with a New Baby | Baby Chick

After your new baby arrives, everything in your life seems to just fall out of its routine. Let’s face it most families budget and spending habits take a nosedive after a baby arrives. You’re tired, you probably haven’t showered in the past day (or two) and you are in survival mode. Well there a few […]

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4 Steps to Take Control of Your Breast Health

Friday, February 16, 2018 By Angela Martin-Fehr
14 Products You Need to Prepare for Breastfeeding | Baby Chick

Of course, knowing your family history and keeping up with regular clinical exams are both key to your health, but did you know that there is a multitude of other measures you can take to care for your breasts? Make your breast health a priority with these super simple lifestyle tips. Self-screen Self-exams aren’t as […]

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Postpartum Workout Basics

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 By Kate Horney
Postpartum Workout Basics | Baby Chick

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from postpartum moms is about how and when to start their postpartum workouts. There is a TON of conflicting information out there about postpartum workouts, so it’s important to understand the basics. Postpartum Workout Basics: Retrain Your Core A lot happens to your body when you […]

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Weight Loss and Your Menstrual Cycle

Thursday, February 8, 2018 By Kate Horney
Weight Loss and Your Menstrual Cycle | Baby Chick

If PMS is leaving you feeling like you want to eat chocolate, ice cream, and pizza while lying on the couch for a week, this article is for you. The truth is that for many women, the weight and mood changes caused by your menstrual cycle can be significant. The symptoms of PMS vary by […]

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Why We Should Choose Safe Deodorant while Breastfeeding

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 By Nina Spears
Why It's Important to Choose Safe Deodorant while Breastfeeding | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. Something that you might not be thinking about when breastfeeding is . . . your deodorant. Why should we be rethinking our purchases when it comes to deodorants and antiperspirants? Let me tell you. It’s all about the ingredients–especially while breastfeeding. But first, do you know the […]

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Understanding Weight Loss for Your Body Type

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 By Kate Horney
Everyone is genetically predisposed to being a certain body type, and understanding that will help with effective weight loss. | Baby Chick

If you’re frustrated after following a “one size fits all” weight loss plan that didn’t work, you’re not alone. The truth is there’s no one size fits all approach to body change, knowing your individual body type is the ONLY way to get results long term and take your physique to the next level. While […]

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Understanding and Growing in Postpartum Sex After Baby

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 By Stacey Ramsower
Understanding and Growing in Postpartum Sex After Baby | Baby Chick

After baby, there are several factors that may inhibit a thriving postpartum sex life : fatigue hormone fluctuations physical healing sensory overload complex emotions Having a baby transforms a woman chemically, not just physically, and as such her threshold for excitement, satisfaction, and desire shifts. This change will alter the dynamics within the partnership and […]

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How to Find Time to Exercise as a New Mom

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 By Kate Horney
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As a new mom, you have a lot to think about: when to feed the baby, what to do if they cry . . . and how to get rid of those extra pounds packed on during pregnancy. And even after finding the right postpartum exercise plan, it can be hard to find TIME to […]

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Preparing to Breastfeed: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 By Meg Nagle
Preparing to Breastfeed: 5 Crucial Steps to Take | Baby Chick

When I was pregnant with my first, I spent A LOT of time reading. Now, this was 15 years ago back in the cave men days before Facebook, before the glossy breastfeeding photos on Instagram…and yes. Twitter didn’t even exist. #yupimveryold So yes, this meant I read books, magazines, and grilled my mother with questions. […]

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What to Do if Your Pediatrician Tells You Your Baby has Torticollis

Friday, December 22, 2017 By Aimee Ketchum
What to Do if Your Pediatrician Tells You Your Baby has Torticollis | Baby Chick

The last few weeks in that utero is really tight quarters! Your baby may end up in a position that is less than ideal for their developing muscles. I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that. All third trimester mommies are well-accustomed to an elbow in the ribs, a foot on the bladder. It is […]

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