health


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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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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Keeping Baby Healthy during Cold and Flu Season

Monday, January 29, 2018 By Nina Spears
Keeping Baby Healthy during Cold and Flu Season | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Stonyfield but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. Cold and flu season is no joke. Especially this year. As we all know this year’s flu season has been the worst we’ve seen and it has caused more illnesses and […]

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Understanding Your Baby’s Mental Health Needs

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
Understanding Your Baby's Mental Health Needs | Baby Chick

Just like physical health and cognitive health start at birth, so does your baby’s mental health. “Mental health” in babies refers to their social and emotional development throughout the first few years. Understanding early mental health is key in preventing mental health issues later on. Babies’ earliest experiences shape the brain so that future learning […]

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Cow’s Milk or Goat’s Milk: What’s Better for my Toddler?

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 By Hannah Crews
Cow’s Milk or Goat’s Milk: What’s Better for my Toddler? | Baby Chick

I breastfed my daughter for 14 months. And between months 10-14 I exclusively breastfed her. My husband and I were extremely happy that I was able to do so with her for that long. It came to the point to where we agreed it was time to start weaning her. However, I was wary about the transition […]

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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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Could My Baby Have a Tongue-tie?

Thursday, December 7, 2017 By Aimee Ketchum
Understanding Weight Loss for Your Body Type | 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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What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 By Ratna Bajpai
What you Need to Know about Pregnancy, Gum Infections, and Neonatal Health | Baby Chick

Welcome to the second trimester! Your trusted guidebook says that this is going to be the most comfortable phase of your pregnancy, and you’re looking forward to it. Radiating a spirit of confidence, you begin the day with the tooth brushing routine. All of a sudden, your effervescent demeanor seems to be replaced by a sense […]

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What to Expect at Baby’s First Pediatrician Visits

Thursday, November 23, 2017 By Tessy Kadavil
What to Expect at Baby's First Pediatrician Visits | Baby Chick

I know the feeling when you first find out that you’re expecting and you feel like you have TONS of time to prep and get ready and read every book known to man and feel like you could do this with your eyes closed. And then you give birth and you realize that there is […]

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