How I Lost 16 pounds working with a nutritionist

At the beginning of 2017, I made a New Year’s resolution to take better care of myself and sought help from Dalina Soto, registered dietitian and founder of Nutritiously Yours, to make it happen. We scheduled a virtual consultation (perfect for busy moms) and Dalina asked the typical questions about my medical history, overall health, […]

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Baby Box New Jersey

Expecting Mothers Who Complete an Online Education Program in New Jersey Will Get a Free Baby Box CAMDEN, NJ: January 25, 2017 — The Baby Box Co., the company behind the global integrated program Baby Box University to improve family health-care outcomes and reduce Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS), today announced that New Jersey […]

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5-tips-to-successful-pumping-at-work

Guest Post By Kristine Golden   Going back to work after maternity leave, let alone pumping at work, was difficult. I stressed about my baby in daycare; I stressed about how much baby was eating; wondering how much he might cry or sleep. I also stressed about my performance at work; about commuting; about pumping […]

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from-surviving-to-thriving-with-two

Title Photo Credit: Aaren Lee Photography   A month before my daughter was born, I wrote a blog about the secret of surviving two.  I didn’t know what it was like to have two children yet, but I wrote that loving them would be enough to survive.  At the time, I didn’t fully believe that.  […]

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First 30 Days Of Being a New Mom

Like a lot of new mothers, I was (or thought I was) overly prepared for the birth of my daughter. I had my hospital bag packed and on standby in the living room weeks before my due date. I even had a “birthing kit” neatly packed that included two different types of heat packs: one […]

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7 Community Maternity Resources in Philly That You Probably Didn't Know About

Originally featured in Spring/Summer Edition of The Philly Baby Bump Guide   Philadelphia is home to a number of free community programs and resources that are available for new and expectant moms:   1. MoMobile: Provides “case management, family support, and health education to pregnant and parenting women through the babies 1st birthday. Community health […]

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Y2B Fit _Philly Baby Bump

Sponsored Guest Post by Crystal Widmann, Founder of Y2B Fit   Having never been pregnant before, I decided on a super lofty fitness goal while I was pregnant.  I thought (naively) that I’d be able to lose all the baby weight and get back into pre-pregnancy shape by 10 weeks postpartum (or my birthday).  Ha! […]

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Not so perfect postpartum-2

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Julianne Thomas   I remember the first time it happened. My husband was sleeping in the bed on my left side and the baby was in his bassinet on the right side. It was a beautiful spring day and every so often the breeze gently came through the window. […]

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Postpartum Stress and Depression

Philly Baby Bump Guest Post by Kellie Wicklund, MA, NCP, LPC. Licensed Therapist specializing in Reproductive Mental Health   5 Lesser-Known Symptoms of Postpartum Stress and Depression “Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” Frederick Beuchner It’s definitely one of those seasons when it feels like it was a […]

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