Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sedation While Breastfeeding

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sedation While Breastfeeding

As a new mother, everything you do is with your baby in mind, and you want to make sure that anything you put into your body is safe for both you and your baby. One thing that many mothers have concerns about is dental sedation and if it is safe for them and their little one while nursing. As a female dentist who’s been practicing for more than 20 years, it’s my goal to educate new mothers on…

Baby Bump on a Budget: Money-Saving Tips for Expectant Parents

Baby Bump on a Budget: Money-Saving Tips for Expectant Parents

If you haven’t been reminded countless times already or at least experienced a moment of panic over it, then you’re already well aware that having a baby is expensive. Bringing a new life into the world is a wonderful thing, but how can you manage it from a financial standpoint? If crunching numbers has you worried, the following budget-friendly pregnancy tips should help alleviate…

Is Kombucha Safe to Drink While Breastfeeding? Or Should You Avoid It?

Is Kombucha Safe to Drink While Breastfeeding? Or Should You Avoid It?

Unless you’ve been living in complete isolation over the past several years, I think it’s pretty safe to say you’ve heard about the importance of gut health and some of the stuff you can do to better support a healthy gut environment. The main idea here is — take care of your gut and your gut will help take care of you! But, how exactly do you go about establishing a healthier…

Breastfeeding Does Get Easier! You've Totally Got This :)

Breastfeeding Does Get Easier! You've Totally Got This :)

There’s no denying the tremendous health benefits associated with breastfeeding and that those benefits only continue to increase the longer you nurse your little one. But even with these known benefits for both mom and baby, it’s also no real secret that many new moms end up quitting breastfeeding within the first few weeks and months after baby is born. In fact, according to the most recent…

Is It Okay to Eat Citrus Fruit While Breastfeeding?

Is It Okay to Eat Citrus Fruit While Breastfeeding?

Aside from the typical breastfeeding concerns you might expect clients come to see me for, can you guess the topic I get asked the most questions about? I'll give you a hint. It's not sleep. It's not about the latest baby-acne breakout. It's not even about whether or not the color of that morning's blowout is normal. Believe me, I do get plenty of these questions as well, but what I'm referring to are questions about...

Nourishing Tallow Balm for Dry Skin & Eczema

Nourishing Tallow Balm for Dry Skin & Eczema

As a mama, having a little one who suffers from eczema can be excruciating! And this is typically true for both you and your little one. For those who don’t really have any experience dealing with severe eczema, they might wonder what the big deal is. “Isn’t it just a little skin rash?” Well, the answer to that is a big NO! I totally get…

How to Safely Detox Your Child

How to Safely Detox Your Child

There’s no escaping or denying the fact that we live in a toxic world. And so do our kids. Between the environmental pollutants, chemically laden personal care products, and foods that contain pesticides, herbicides, antibiotics, and other agricultural chemicals just to name a few - the exposure is real. As a parent, it’s totally natural after…

5 Exercise Routines Perfect for Breastfeeding Mamas

5 Exercise Routines Perfect for Breastfeeding Mamas

Congratulations! Now that you just had your baby, what are you going to do next??? My guess is you're probably not going to start training for a marathon or even a 5K anytime soon. But, what I can tell you after hearing time and time again from so many of the mamas I've worked with over the years is that there definitely comes a point when "losing the baby weight" and "getting back in shape" eventually…