Category: Nutrition

What should my child drink during sporting events?

Our oldest again participated on the baseball all-star team this summer.  The tournaments brought to light the importance of hydration during sports – especially in the 80-90 degree weather! Goals of Hydration: per the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Practice … Continue reading

When breastfeeding DOESN’T work!

World Breastfeeding Week 2013 turned August 2013 into National Breastfeeding Month! With 2013’s focus on support for the mother to consider the breast, what about the estimated 12% women that are unable to produce enough breast milk, needing to choose … Continue reading

How three women overcame breastfeeding challenges!

Did you tune into last week’s blog about World Breastfeeding Week?  This week I would like to share three women’s experiences with breastfeeding and how they quickly overcame challenges and kept nursing. My story of starting to breastfeed our 3 … Continue reading

Why it is cool to breastfeed

Look to August 1-7, 2013 as World Breastfeeding Week!  2013’s focus is on the support for the mother to consider the breast.  Did you breastfeed? What kind of support did you experience? The main support system for mothers usually includes … Continue reading

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