Breastfeeding Essentials for Moms, by Moms.

Boob Tube Episode 13 - Let's Talk About Sex

Having a baby can make you wonder if your sex life will ever be the same. Sleepless nights, leaky breasts and spit up on every piece of clothing you wear - normal things for a new mom - leave little time or energy for sex. In this episode, we get into the hormonal reasons for a reduced sex drive, changes in your vaginal environment and how to deal with all of it. Be sure to read the comments, we had some great questions too. For more of the Boob Tube check out The Boob Tube at Fairhaven Health. div id="fb-root">
  • Breastfeeding for 2 Months Halves SIDS Risk

    A new study published in the journal Pediatrics is the first to determine the length of time a mother needs to breastfeed to protect her baby from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The researchers found breastfeeding for at least 2 months cut the incidence of SIDS by almost 50% even after adjusting for variables that could otherwise account for these changes, such as prenatal care and secondhand smoke. Partial and exclusive breastfeeding offer similar rates of protection from SIDS, the important factor seems to be the duration of breastfeeding.

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  • Sex and Breastfeeding - A New Level of Intimacy

    Loving our baby comes easy, the cute toes and irresistible baby smell win our hearts from the moment we meet. Caring for sweet our new little ones is a big job- so it’s lucky for them they are so cute. Sleepless nights, endless diaper changes, spit up covering every surface can leave you feeling like a milk soaked zombie –but a happy zombie that wouldn’t change a thing.

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