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…

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...

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…

Eat These 7 Foods While Breastfeeding (Your Baby Will Thank You)

Eat These 7 Foods While Breastfeeding (Your Baby Will Thank You)

You know the saying. “You are what you eat.” Now, as a breastfeeding mama, you and your baby are what you eat! While many professionals might argue that the food mama eats has no effect on the quality or quantity of her milk, studies suggest that good nutrition does play a role in the richness and abundance – especially with fats and other…

Breastmilk Ice Pops - A Natural Teething Remedy

Breastmilk Ice Pops - A Natural Teething Remedy

Ahhhh, waiting for that first tooth to pop. I don’t know if it’s more painful for baby or mom. Okay, maybe us moms are not in any actual pain (unless baby tried to use your breast as her own personal chew toy – ouch!), but the drooling, fussing and inconsistent sleep and feeding patterns that often go along with teething are enough to definitely test…