Posts Categorized: Women

What is PCOS?

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder in which the ovaries produce an abnormal amount of small cysts and abnormal androgen (male hormone) levels. A cyst can develop when the body doesn’t produce enough hormones for ovulation. PCOS is very common and can be hereditary. Symptoms of PCOS are not one and the same….
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Oatmeal chocolate chip lactation cookies

Want a yummy way to keep up nutrients important for the support of breastfeeding? Try lactation cookies! Lactation cookies contain nutrients that promote lactation. • Brewer’s yeast contains iron, protein, and other vitamins and minerals that promote milk supply. It is believed to help with fatigue and the “baby blues.” • Oats are high in…
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Why is breastfeeding a big deal?

You hear a lot about breastfeeding in the news these days. Some moms are given strange looks. Others are shamed for making their breasts a little more visible so they can feed their child in public. So, what is the big deal with breastfeeding? Isn’t it just one of the choices for how to feed…
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