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6 Tips To Getting Great Affordable Maternity Wear

What an exciting life for a lady during pregnancy, imagining the face of her baby. During pregnancy, most women want to look good with their maternity dress.

What is pregnancy for a woman?

While pregnant, you’ll be full of emotions, dreams and hopes that will make your days inspiring. Today, pregnancy doesn’t only mean that women will be confined at home taking care of their tummies. Modern women still keep themselves active while being pregnant, and do not confine at home.

But in doing this, they want to make sure that they don’t look awful. They choose quality and affordable maternity wear that makes them attractive even with big stomach. They want a kind of maternity wear that fits them comfortably, and makes them confident of their body shape. read more

Why You are Not Losing Weight While Breastfeeding

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You hear it all the time when you are pregnant “the weight will just melt off when your breastfeed.” However, for some of us, this is just not the case. We are the ones who are not losing weight while breastfeeding.

You may think that you are doing something wrong since your doctor, your friends, magazines, books all tell you that the weight should be going away if you are breastfeeding. There are some real reasons why some of us just don’t “melt” away.

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FREE: How To Lose Weight While Nursing Guide

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Here are some reasons why you are NOT losing weight while breastfeeding:

Hormones

It is no secret that while you are pregnant and breastfeeding your hormones are very active. Prolactin, the hormone responsible for milk production, also increases your appetite. Prolactin remains extremely high during the first 6 months. This hormone can prevent weight loss and even cause weight gain according to this study.  This article explains that prolactin reduces the bodies metabolism of fat… so your body really is holding on to that weight. read more

Treating Mastitis Naturally

Treating Mastitis Naturally

Mastitis can be scary to a breastfeeding mama. 

The painful and inflamed breast. The chills. The fever.

I have had full blow mastitis 3 times now! I had it both after the first few days after childbirth and now today…

What causes mastitis?

Mastitis is usually caused by a clogged milk duct that isn’t draining properly. Mastitis can come when you are not resting enough or drinking enough water – Hello, Holidays!

This time it developed from a milk bleb – a clog right on the nipple. I noticed a slightly painful white dot on my nipple about 2 weeks ago, but I thought it honestly went away… Until last night. read more