The Programming Starts at Birth

“[Birth is] … probably the single most dangerous event that most of us will ever encounter in our lifetimes” reads the third sentence of the Neonatal Resuscitation textbook put out by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  This book is the companion to the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required to be completed and renewed every couple of years […] Continue reading →

10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding is Awesome

1) Breastfeeding Mom’s actually get MORE sleep.  That’s right!  According to this study (source) breastfeeding parents got 40-45 minutes more sleep per night on average during the first 3 months postpartum.  Sleep is very important for the new mother, as it allows for mental health and prevents postpartum depression. 2) Babies do not make their own melatonin, […] Continue reading →