Top 6 reasons why you should breastfeed your baby.

August is breastfeeding awareness month and the theme for this year is Step Up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support. This issue seeks to raise breastfeeding awareness by pleading with governments and groups to put safeguards in place for nursing. The Liberian government recently passed a law that mandates women to breastfeed their babies exclusively forContinue reading “Top 6 reasons why you should breastfeed your baby.”

Five myths about postpartum weight loss and the truth

Postpartum is the period immediately following childbirth and up to six months. The World Health Organization (WHO) describes the postnatal period as the most critical and yet the most neglected phase in the lives of mothers and babies; most maternal and newborn deaths occur during the postnatal period. The postpartum period can be divided intoContinue reading “Five myths about postpartum weight loss and the truth”

Breastfeeding exclusively: we made it to six months and counting

Mamas, breastfeed your baby and give him or her a great head start in life. I know it can be hard but when there is a will, there will always be a way. I did it exclusively for six months, despite all the challenges I faced and I know you can too…