Clean Eating Tips for Moms 3

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In Clean Eating Tips for Moms 2, we talked about how to reduce pesticides on produce and avoid food additives, antibiotics and hormones. This post is about how to reduce exposure to plastics, a major source of known carcinogens and endocrine disruptors. Harmful plastics can be found in disposable...
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Clean Eating Tips for Moms 2

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If you’re interested in clean eating, keep in mind that clean eating isn’t a diet; it’s a lifestyle!  In Clean Eating Tips for Moms 1 , we looked at the relationship between the foods we eat and our health over time. Making wise food choices that minimize your exposure...
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Clean Eating Tips for Moms 1

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Is clean eating really that important? Absolutely! Planning for pregnancy, eating for two, and breastfeeding are all life events that make us even more conscious of our food choices. I’ve spent decades in healthcare, watching the country become less healthy and more overweight. Every day medical science draws new...
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How to Know If You Have Mastitis

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In the first few days of breastfeeding, as your milk “comes in”, you may feel fullness, heaviness, warmth and tenderness in your breasts. With frequent breastfeeding, this period of breast fullness should begin to improve in a few days as your body adjusts to making the right amount of milk for...
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Tongue-Tie and Nipple Pain

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Tongue-tie is a commonly diagnosed cause of nipple pain during breastfeeding. There are different types and degrees of tongue-tie, and some are easier to diagnose than others. The easiest form of tongue-tie to spot has a characteristic appearance. The lingual frenulum, the membrane attached to the center of the...
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