Inspiration and support to live your healthiest life.
In the first hours and days after receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer, your world can quickly become tumultuous and overwhelming. Fear about your life, your family, your treatment and outcome are thrust into your world overnight. New and complicated terminologies such as staging and chemotherapy become suddenly important to understand.
Sorting through it…Continue
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The baby prams are considered as one of…Continue
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Not every single moment is going to feel like your first date, but that does not mean that you have to let your relationship become stale. Studies continue to show that taking proactive steps about…Continue
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The use of herbs in hair care
For millennia, herbs have been used to treat many hair conditions. Admittedly, traditional hair remedies haven’t always been effective in treating hair problems, such as hair loss, for example there are no herbs that can completely cure hair loss caused by hereditary factor. Nevertheless, traditional hair remedies have seen a tremendous revival in recent years and now they account for about half of the hair care products in the…Continue
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Rust on any of your appliances is not a good sign. It means that you're probably not taking the proper care of them, and the humidity has found a way in. And with all the frequent usage, the food splatters, the heat and the exposure to other harmful outdoor elements, causes even the strongest cast iron grill…Continue
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In today’s image-obsessed society, there is no shortage of diet advice. But not every piece of advice for “the quickest way to lose weight” is healthy or proven to work. Avoid extreme or dangerous diets by making…Continue
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Don’t hate her because she makes more milk than you.
Having an oversupply of breast milk seems like a blessing. Something no woman should complain about.
You kind of hate her, don’t you? She sits at support group explaining that she has no more room in her freezer, that she can pump eight ounces after the baby has breastfed. You are struggling to get a single ounce in your freezer. Or maybe you don’t even make…Continue
Added by KatieMaddenIBCLC on July 28, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments
Working moms are the busiest creatures on earth. Some would argue they invented multi-tasking. Research as well as tips that have evolved over time can be used to help moms relax. Here is a list to consider.
Engage in Laughter
Laughter is the best medicine is more than a cliché.…
Added by RachelleW on July 28, 2015 at 6:32pm — No Comments
On a list of all the things people dread doing, going to the dentist is pretty high on that list. They manage to make time for all other…Continue
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Have you ever wondered, “If I am breastfeeding all the time, how am I supposed to ever be able to pump milk for a bottle?”
After breastfeeding your baby, pump both breasts.
Try to do this around the time when you seem to have the most milk. For many women, this is in the morning. Perhaps your breasts feel fuller or heavier in the morning, or baby only feeds from one breast rather than her typical two. You are more likely to get a higher yield if you pump at…Continue
Added by KatieMaddenIBCLC on July 27, 2015 at 3:29pm — No Comments
Stem Cell Overview:
The stem cell therapy, also called as regenerative medicine, promotes reparative response of the dysfunctional, diseased or injured tissue using stem cells or their derivatives. This therapy opens new episode of the organ transplantation by using cells instead of the donor organs that are…Continue
Added by neelrayen on July 25, 2015 at 8:25am — No Comments
Your oral health is something that is way more important than what you may realize. Did you know that your oral health can give you clues about your entire health, that problems that you face in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Like many other areas of your body, your mouth is always fighting with bacteria, among which most of them are harmless. The natural defenses of your body like daily brushing, flossing can keep these bacteria…Continue
Added by AshleyMills on July 24, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
Unfortunately today, too many individuals rely on others to feel confident about themselves. They feel that without some validation from the outside world, their self has no worth. Thankfully, there are some ways you can teach yourself to be more confident in who you are and what you have going on. Check out 5 of these ways below:
1. One way to be more confident in yourself is to have a clear understanding of your strengths and weaknesses. Figuring out who you are doesn't…Continue
Added by paisley on July 23, 2015 at 6:15pm — No Comments
Here is a summary of terms Balanced Breastfeeding uses to discuss all the different ways that mamas breastfeeding their babies:
Nursing or “directly breastfeeding” = feeding your baby directly at your breast.
Breastfeeding = providing breastmilk to your baby either through nursing or pumping and bottle feeding.
Hybrid feeding = nursing and supplementing with…Continue
Added by KatieMaddenIBCLC on July 22, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Essential oils have been used throughout the ages for a variety of purposes. They can help you to relax, improve your mood and even help to treat certain health conditions. Certain essential oils can also be helpful during pregnancy. At the same time, it's important to exercise caution and do your research, as…Continue
Added by RachelleW on July 22, 2015 at 6:07pm — No Comments
Leg pain can come without warning. And when it does, the unpleasant sensation doesn't go away quickly. If you are suffering from…Continue
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Your vacation should be utterly relaxing. It should be a time for a little indulgence, but not a time for feeling sick due to an unhealthy diet. When you’re on vacation, it’s easy to forget the rules of healthy. You want to eat junk food and other treats which do nothing to keep the body energized. It feels good in the moment, but it certainly doesn’t help you enjoy yourself down the road. While it’s okay to indulge a little as you relax the days away, be sure you’re also…Continue
Added by jennacyprus on July 22, 2015 at 10:49am — No Comments
Tired of looking and feeling bad? Well, with summer in full swing, now is the time to pay attention to your diet. Instead of focusing on which foods you should and should not be eating, let’s focus on changing your habits and routines. This long-lasting strategy will ensure you make healthy eating a way of life – not just another fad or diet. Add some of these extremely healthy habits to your lifestyle in order to improve the way you both look and feel about yourself.
1. Shop the…Continue
Added by jennacyprus on July 22, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
Attaining beautiful, glowing and healthy skin is something that's within your reach. If you're tired of being unhappy with the state of your skin, take action today by making a concerted effort to improve it. Don't…Continue
Added by lizzieweakley on July 21, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Complex carbohydrates, like those found in whole grain products, are excellent sources of fiber. They are also well-known for helping to reduce heart disease. Moreover, whole grain products can be made into healthy and delicious snacks that are filling and satisfying. Check out these six…Continue
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