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Postpartum Iron Deficiency Explained: How and Why it Happens
You may have heard it is also called iron deficiency anemia. As the name suggests, iron-deficiency anemia is when you have insufficient Iron. It's the common cause of having too few healthy red blood cells in your body.
Postpartum Recover Tips Your OB-GYN Wants You to Know
So, where does your postpartum conversation start on recovery? Are there things your OB-GYN wishes you knew before your first visit? Here’s some advice to give you the smoothest possible post-birth experience. 
6 Unexpected Things That Happen to Your Body After Giving Birth
Now that your baby is here, your body will still undergo surprising adjustments to get back to your new normal. Don’t worry–your body is surprisingly resilient.
Understanding Your Fourth Trimester: Just the Facts
Your fourth trimester is the 12-week period right after you’ve delivered your baby. This is a transition period full of emotional and physical changes for you and your baby. Helping your newborn adjust to this new world is just part of the fourth trimester experience.
Six Types of Boundaries to Set After Having a Baby
Did someone call for a parade? It might feel like one after the birth of your baby. A never-ending amount of people are parading through your house to see the new baby.
Sudden Postpartum Hair Loss: What Causes it?
Something strange has suddenly happened. There’s hair all over the shower, in the sink and all over post-pregnancy clothes! If having a baby wasn’t hard enough – now you’re losing your hair? Wait, it’s not hair loss the way you’re...
Do Postpartum Sitz Baths Have Benefits?
In the days following your delivery, you’re probably feeling tender down… there. Even if you didn’t tear or have an episiotomy, you could still be experiencing pain in your perineum. This pain could range from general soreness to itchiness or...
What Happens During Your First Postpartum Visit
Preparation for your first postpartum visit Preparing for your first postpartum exam is so important. Those early weeks of being a parent have been exciting and, at times, overwhelming. Who knew babies could be so unpredictable? So much has changed...
Postpartum Sitz Bath: What You Need to Know
What are Postpartum Sitz Flakes?  Postpartum Sitz Flakes are formulated with 100% Dead Sea Salt and Magnesium. It is made with none of the bad stuff- no parabens, artificial ingredients, & petroleum. All you have to do is add ½...
Benefits of Folate: Fertility, Pregnancy, and Postpartum
What is Folate? Folate is a critical component for the body but what is it exactly? Folate is a B Vitamin (Vitamin B9) that your body needs to make DNA and other genetic material. Folate is needed to form healthy...
Gut Health for Fertility, Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Nursing
A healthy gut directly improves the quality of life. So let’s target the gut and discuss exactly what it is. It’s your whole Gastrointestinal Tract (GI Tract) that covers the majority of your digestive system. The gut can impact your...
Get Your Glow Back: Postpartum Skincare
Skin. Let’s talk about it. Your skin might struggle a little after pregnancy (not just your belly skin, either).  Whether you have experienced that pregnancy “glow” or dreadful acne, pregnancy is over now, and as you enter postpartum you may be...
Setting Boundaries Postpartum
You just brought another human being into the world, and you’re doing a great job taking care of your little guy or girl … but who’s taking care of you? It can be hard to set the right boundaries when...
How to Make Affirmations Work for You
Affirmations are positive statements about yourself that you repeat in your order to change your thought patterns and achieve your goals. They’re kind of like mental push-ups that train your brain to think in more positive ways, which will, in turn,...
How to Deal With Postpartum Depression + Anxiety
Postpartum depression and anxiety are serious mental health issues. If you or someone you know are experiencing either and your symptoms feel unmanageable, please seek out the help of a qualified medical professional. You will feel better, and there is...
4 Things to Remember When Traveling With a Baby
This is a guest post from writer Ophelia Richards. After staying home for more than a year, many parents are planning to venture out with their kids. A survey by Amex Trendex revealed that 52% of adults with children are traveling together...
Holiday Travel, Postpartum Recovery, + Nursing
The holidays (and the traveling that often comes with it) were stressful enough when it was just you, but now you have a whole new person to care for!  Take a breath, mom. You’ve got this. If you’re newly postpartum, take...
Holiday Stress + Postpartum
When we were kids, the holidays conjured thoughts of lazy days relaxing on couches, playing in the snow, and leisurely opening piles of presents.  Now that we’re older, the holidays are full of sorting out schedules; overbearing relatives telling you...
Advice for Your Best Postpartum Hair + Skin
Postpartum Hair Loss During pregnancy, your hair skips its shedding phase, so that’s why it seems so lush. Once you’re a new mom, your hair growth enters a resting phase, while also going through “excessive shedding” where it sheds nine...
How to Handle Postpartum Mood Swings
You’ve just had a baby, and you feel like you should feel like you’re on top of the world. But you might not be feeling joyful or excited. Postpartum mood swings, those “baby blues” are normal (about ⅔ of new...
What Exactly is Our Total Postnatal?
Each phase of life is so different, and that's why we wanted to come up with a postnatal vitamin for...