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What is a lactation consultant?
An International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, or IBCLC, is a healthcare professional that has completed college coursework relating to the human body and has completed an accredited training program with an evidence-based curriculum and hands-on clinical practice. In this video, Sarah Trinajstich is going to review what you need to know about lactation consultants. https://youtu.be/yoUuRjYqw7g If you don’t like the video or...
a2 Milk products
You may have noticed a new brand of milk while doing your grocery shopping called a2 Milk. If you are wondering how this product is different than other milk products on the shelf, look no further! This article will discuss what makes a2 Milk unique, who may benefit from this product, and other important things to consider. How is a2 Milk different? Milk contains...
Breast Engorgement - How To Prevent (& Survive) This Painful Condition
Although a miraculous journey for you and baby, breastfeeding can be a real challenge. Whether you are a new mom or not, delivering a baby is emotionally and physically exhausting! Now that your baby is here, your thoughts may have shifted to the process of breastfeeding. As a lactation consultant, engorgement is a frequent topic amongst moms. Before diving into...
Ripple Pea Milk Review
There are the usual suspects when searching for non-dairy milk: soy, rice, almond, coconut, and blended non-dairy options. A relatively new product gives shoppers a vegan, nut, gluten, and soy-free, dairy alternative: pea milk. Green peas are a nutrition-packed legume that contains a number a healthful vitamins and minerals. When made into milk, green peas offer a similar nutrition...
Classroom school vision screenings.
If you have a school-aged child, you’re bound to one day receive a letter about school vision screenings. But what exactly does that screening entail? Is it enough to ensure the health and vision of your child’s eyes? Fortunately for you, I’m here to take the mystery out of school vision screenings and answer the questions that parents typically...
The Importance of Oral Hygiene During Childhood
You might think there's time to teach your sweet baby about oral hygiene. After all, baby teeth don't matter as much, and surely you don't have to worry about one or two teeth, right? Nope. A baby's first tooth is a milestone for many reasons. Teaching your little one to care about their teeth is your job as a...
Regular milk at the grocery store.
Does your baby get sick after feeding? Are they having a hard time tolerating your breast milk or formula? If so, they may have a cow's milk allergy. In the video below, Amanda Haney goes over what you need to know about babies that develop cow's milk allergy. https://youtu.be/uzzzmqGz5jU Continue reading for more information.  What is a cow's milk allergy? A cow's milk allergy...
The ABCs of Raising Healthy and Happy Children
As parents, we undoubtedly want the best for our children. But raising children to be healthy and happy can be a real challenge in today's crazy world! We want them to wear the most beautiful clothes, attend the best schools, be at the top of their classes, and simply be happy.
6 Postpartum Warning Signs For Moms To Look Out For
Giving birth is one of the most physically transforming events most women will go through in their lifetime. Some compare it to running a marathon. While it’s exciting to meet and care for your new baby, it’s important to pay attention to what’s going on with your own health. While most mothers leave the hospital without any problems, here...
Multivitamins for Children - Exactly What You Need To Know
Multivitamins are over-the-counter supplements. To our benefit, they mimic specific vitamins and minerals found naturally in whole foods. In my experience, many parents want to know if a daily multivitamin is necessary for their children. My answer to them depends on a few factors.  In the video below, Amanda Haney unveils what you need to know about multivitamins for children. https://youtu.be/_vTVGjly3hA Continue...