When I was 33 weeks pregnant, I began to itch up and down my legs, down my arms, on my stomach, and on my palms. I itched so badly that I made myself bleed from scratching so much. Nothing would stop the itch. I would get in the shower for relief, but the itch would… Read More Cholestasis Of Pregnancy And The Real Risk Of Stillbirth
Cilantro, also known as coriander in other countries, is thought to have health benefits that are particularly good for baby. For this reason, cilantro was the first herb that I introduced to my baby in my homemade baby food experiments. Introducing your baby to a wider variety of flavors is certainly one advantage of making… Read More Why Cilantro Is A Great Herb For Baby Food
Postpartum hair loss is no joke. Hormones and prenatal vitamins do wonders for your hair during pregnancy, but those same hormones can turn those luscious locks into wads of hair clumping in the shower drain once baby is born. Gross. My hair is very thin to begin with, so when I started to notice my… Read More Combating Postpartum Hair Loss
Why is honey off limits for babies? The first time I heard that honey was bad for babies, I was in a prenatal class at the university. It was such an off-the-cuff remark that we could have easily missed this important information, and I generally only found this food restriction coming up in conversation as… Read More Why is honey off limits for babies?