Trying To Conceive

Is My Lubricant Safe for Getting Pregnant?

Good question. Many women who are trying to conceive actually don't realize that the lubricant they use when having sex might have an effect in their chances of getting pregnant. But yes, it does. How so? Related: First-Time Dad’s Guide on What to Expect When the Baby Comes Here are 3 reasons why the lubricant you use can hurt your chances of conceiving: 1. Most lubricants are too thick, causing reduced sperm motility. You may not actually see the difference between the thickness or viscosity of one lubricant from another, but the sperm that travels alongside it does. We all…

Breastfeeding

7 Ways to Increase Low Breast Milk Supply

As a mom, we always want the best for our babies, which includes providing adequate supply of breast milk. But what do you do when your breast is not producing enough milk? What if there's hardly anything coming out at all? This can be devastating for mothers. I should know; I've been there. My baby was not getting enough milk to the point that he lost a lot of weight in his first week. I know it's normal for babies to lose weight in their first month, but he lost far more than what was normal. I broke down a…

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