Category Archives: Caring for Your Newborn

Nursing Bra FAQs: What You Need to Know to Buy the Right Bra [VIDEO]

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Tweet If you’ve ever shopped for a nursing bra, you know that the process can be confusing. When do I buy? Which one? How many? What’s the right size for me and how much will that change once baby arrives? The staff at Isis is specially trained to fit you with the best nursing bras…

Benefits of Prenatal Yoga and Core Fitness for Moms During Your Second (or Third) Pregnancy and Postpartum Period

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Tweet Prenatal Yoga is a wonderful way to prepare the body and mind for birth. With a second or third baby, it may be the only time you have planned into your day to bond with your new family member. Motherhood is a busy role and it can be hard to take time away to…

What is Core Fitness For Moms?

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Tweet What is Core Fitness for Moms? Is it right, safe and effective for me? When can I begin attending after delivery? What should I expect? Can my baby come along? With this post, we hope to answer these questions and more but first and foremost, congratulations on the arrival of your new baby! This…

Managing GI Symptoms during Pregnancy, Breastfeeding or for Infants and Toddlers

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Tweet In Part One of this Sick Series, we talked about the difference between a bad cold, and the seasonal flu. The symptoms may be similar (congestion, cough, sore throat, fever, fatigue, headache), but Flu symptoms are usually significantly more severe and last longer. In Part Two of this Sick Series, we focused on managing…

Managing Cold & Flu Symptoms: For Expecting or New Moms, Breastfeeding Women and Parents of Infants and Toddlers

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Tweet In Part One of this series, we discussed the difference between a cold or the flu and who needs to get a flu shot. Here we discuss how to manage cold and clue symptoms like congestion, cough and sore throat. Part Three focuses on how to manage hydration, vomiting and diarrhea symptoms. Here are…

Coughs, Colds and Flu: News for Expecting or New Moms, Breastfeeding Women and Parents of Infants and Toddlers

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Tweet Colds vs. Flu – Which do I have? These are both contagious viral illnesses with similar symptoms but differ in severity, and in risk of more significant complications. Cold symptoms and flu symptoms may be similar, but flu symptoms are typically much more serious, accompanied by aches and pain, significant fatigue, respiratory complications, high…

Great Beginnings: 10 things you didn’t know you’d need for your newborn

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Tweet Expectant parents in our Newborn Essentials classes often ask their Isis instructors to share their recommendations about the “must have” products needed in the first months after baby’s arrival. It’s pretty amazing to consider just how much stuff a little baby requires! You may not find some of these items on standard registry lists,…

Teething and Mouthing Toys By Age and Stage

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Tweet Ask a new mom what she knows about baby teeth, and you’ll probably get an earful about “teething”. Hands in the mouth, chewing and drooling, a mild fever, and of course, night after night of sleep disruptions. But wait, where’s the tooth? Your baby will have many, many months of chewing, gnawing and drooling…