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The Undeniable Benefits Of Supporting Working Moms

Women are taking the workforce by storm and make up nearly 47% of all workers as they expand into more unconventional roles. 70% of those women are working moms that often struggle to maintain both their career and breastfeeding goals, due to the stigmas attached to mothers in the workplace. However, employers can relieve that [Read More….]

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Choosing the Best Maternity Support Belt

As women experience pregnancy, they are often surprised how common it is to experience lower back, core, and pelvic pain as their bodies change to support their growing baby. However, pregnant moms don’t usually have the option of slowing down, but that doesn’t mean they have to suffer through their normal routine. By using a [Read More….]

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What is Postpartum Edema? And How Can Compression Stockings Help?

What is Postpartum Edema? Postpartum edema, or postpartum swelling, is caused by an excess amount of fluid remaining in the body tissue after childbirth. Swollen extremities (hands, feet, and ankles) and weight gain are the main symptoms of edema. Swelling can lead to the skin looking stretched and inflamed, and sometimes will cause the outer layer [Read More….]

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Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy

The second you get pregnant, the advice seems to flow in from everywhere. What to eat, what not to eat; exercise tips for your rapidly growing body; how to prepare your home for your bundle of joy’s arrival. Funny enough, sleep doesn’t seem to come up very often in these conversations – yet it is [Read More….]

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Navigating Your Private Insurance Deductible

Navigating the complex matters of insurance policies, premiums, copays, and especially deductibles, can be yet another added stress for people already dealing with stressful medical conditions. Though having insurance is essential, it can be confusing. While insurance deductibles are an unfortunate barrier to reaping the full benefit of your insurance plan, some careful management of [Read More….]

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It’s National Women’s Health Week!

Happy National Women’s Health Week! National Women’s Health Week is observed by the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health and is celebrated this year from May 14-20. The purpose of this 18th annual observance is to encourage women to take better care of their health. So, how can women take [Read More….]

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9 Things You Might Not Know About Breast Pump History

The phrase “breast pump” used to be one word, and it meant something totally different! The first known use of what we now know as “breast pump” was in a 17th-century Dutch farming guide. In that book, it referenced a device called a “brishtpompe” (pronounced BREESHT-pom-puh”), which was used in windmills to pump water from [Read More….]

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding

The list is endless when it comes to benefits of breastfeeding. Both mom and baby reap the benefits of breastfeeding so it is no surprise more and more women are choosing to breastfeed their infants. At times it can be hard to digest all of the information available on breastfeeding vs. formula so we’ve broken [Read More….]

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Military Mom Support with Mom2Mom Global

Breastfeeding is a learned behavior. In order to succeed, new moms need to be surrounded by women who can “show them the ropes”. For military families, breastfeeding can be even more of a challenge. Military moms have to face the chance of deployments, often worrying that they might not have their spouse there to help [Read More….]

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6 Foods That Help Build Up Your Breast Milk Supply

A lot of new mothers have high expectations of how breastfeeding is going to go. While it is certainly a good idea to go into breastfeeding with high hopes, it can be very tough for a new mom when it doesn’t go as planned. One common scenario is you’re not making enough milk. What is [Read More….]

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