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What Happens If My Baby Has a Tongue Tie?

What Happens If My Baby Has a Tongue Tie?

By Corinne Daut RN,IBCLC, Director of Lactation Services       A tongue-tie (or ankyloglossia) occurs when the lingual frenulum, a piece of tissue that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth, is either too short, too thick, too inelastic or...

“Single mom;Bad mom”

“Single mom;Bad mom”

By Stacey Avila, CCMA I understand why some parents stay for their kids. The bitter truth is that single parenting is hard. There is no manual or partner to jump ideas off of, there is no one to lean on for support on those hard days your toddler or teen decides to...

Let’s Talk Period!

Let’s Talk Period!

By Stacey O. Avila, CCMA Growing up in a conservative Hispanic household the period conversation did not come up often, With this being said I was very lost and confused when it came to my menstrual cycle. I was around the age of 12 when I first experienced my first...

Lets Talk Solids: baby-led weaning edition

Lets Talk Solids: baby-led weaning edition

By Stacey Avila, CCMA Watching my son grow has been the toughest part of being a parent, learning to keep my hands to myself while he tries to do everything on his own has been a challenge. I want to feel needed, yet he wants to feel independent. So Bittersweet! I...

“Common Vaginal Myths”

“Common Vaginal Myths”

By Stacey O. Avila, CCMA The amount of misinformation out there and how much people feed into the myths and misrepresentation of the vagina can be extremely harmful. Feminine hygiene and purity seem to be the prime sources behind unhealthy vagina conversations. The...

My tips for the “Adjusting Period”

My tips for the “Adjusting Period”

By Erin Lelko, RN When my second kiddo was born, my first child had a hard time adjusting. It was also about that time he was hitting the terrible 3's (which no one ever seems to talk about). I quickly realized there was not only a power struggle for independence but...

Parenting Through The Terrible twos

Parenting Through The Terrible twos

Raising a little human is like finger painting, beautiful yet messy. As a parent we want to be the best for our children learning to navigate small bodies with big emotions can be challenging at times, regardless of your parenting strategies. Here we will talk about...

A Safe Place

A Safe Place

By: Stacey O. Avila, CCMA In a world full of anxiety there is nothing better than acceptance, being able to walk into a room and be yourself with no judgment is a privilege many take for granted. For the LGBTQ+ community, safe spaces are often hard to find. Here at...

Rethink Your Drink

Rethink Your Drink

By Anna Marie Trotman - Nutrition Consultant  Now that summer is almost  here it’s important to make sure you and your family stay hydrated. The importance of drinking enough fluids each day is crucial for many reasons: to regulate body...

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