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Five Reasons Couples LOVE Birth Boot Camp

By Alayna Spratley | May 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Five Reasons Couples LOVE Birth Boot Camp
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We are thrilled to offer Cleveland families Birth Boot Camp® childbirth preparation classes. This comprehensive 10-class course is designed for couples planning an unmedicated birth. Birth Boot Camp offers a modern, fun curriculum to help parents achieve an amazing birth! Our Birth Boot Camp training can help you have an intentional, empowering, and positive pregnancy, … Read more

Six Tips For Hiring A Placenta Encapsulation Specialist

By Alayna Spratley | April 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Six Tips For Hiring A Placenta Encapsulation Specialist
Tips for finding the best placenta encapsulation specialist in Cleveland The Nurturing Root Ohio

Are you considering hiring a specialist to encapsulate your placenta? Placenta encapsulation is an awesome process that transforms your baby’s placenta into capsules. You then take your ‘placenta pills’ as a postpartum supplement. Placenta encapsulation can improve your overall postpartum wellness experience, and may help: balance hormones, support lactation and enhance milk supply, replenish iron, … Read more

Free Breastfeeding Support Groups in Cleveland

By Alayna Spratley | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Free Breastfeeding Support Groups in Cleveland
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It takes a village to breastfeed a baby! Supporting new and breastfeeding mothers is an awesome social responsibility, and The Nurturing Root wants to help you reach your breastfeeding goals. So we have gathered information about the various breastfeeding groups in the greater Cleveland area, to help you find your community of nursing women. Your … Read more

Ohio Offers Free Baby Boxes To New Parents

By Alayna Spratley | March 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Ohio Offers Free Baby Boxes To New Parents
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Ohio is now offering new parents a free Baby Box filled with essential newborn items. Learn about this awesome universal initiative and find out how to get your Baby Box! The Baby Box Company is working with hospitals, community health organizations, and the non-profit Babies Need Boxes Ohio to give away cardboard box beds, for … Read more

Is Placenta The Perfect Postnatal Supplement?

By Alayna Spratley | February 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Placenta The Perfect Postnatal Supplement?
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While pregnant did you take a prenatal supplement? And what about after baby is born; have you considered taking a postnatal vitamin? It is well known that a high quality prenatal supplement can provide you with extra folate, vitamin D, and magnesium to support a healthy pregnancy. Once baby arrives, you may still need additional … Read more

How To Create The Ultimate Breastfeeding Basket

By Alayna Spratley | December 30, 2016 | Comments Off on How To Create The Ultimate Breastfeeding Basket
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Breastfeeding a newborn is a full-time job! You will nurse your infant at least ten to twelve times per day, throughout those first few months. While breastfeeding, It is really helpful to have everything you may need for yourself and baby within arm’s reach. Here are several essential items to help you create the ultimate … Read more

New Recommendations From The American Academy Of Pediatrics

By Alayna Spratley | November 2, 2016 | Comments Off on New Recommendations From The American Academy Of Pediatrics
AAP Recommendations

  The American Academy Of Pediatrics (AAP) 2016 National Conference and Exhibition concluded last week. During their annual meeting, the AAP discussed a wide array of topics, and presented studies regarding children’s health and wellness. During the conference, the AAP released updated recommendations on two important topics: healthy media use, and safe sleep practices for … Read more

Celebrate Autumn With Pumpkin Seeds

By Alayna Spratley | October 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Celebrate Autumn With Pumpkin Seeds
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Autumn has finally arrived in Maryland and that means that is it pumpkin season. Almost everywhere you’ll find lattes, pies, and soups with its namesake. We are celebrating the harvest with the seeds of this seasonal squash. Also called pepitas, these little seeds are extremely nutrient dense, and contain a wide array of vitamins and … Read more

Introducing Solids With Baby Led Weaning

By Alayna Spratley | September 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Introducing Solids With Baby Led Weaning
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Both the World Health Organization and the American Academy Of Pediatrics recommend exclusively breastfeeding your infant for the first six months. As you approach this milestone, you’re probably thinking about introducing solids to baby. There are two ‘schools of thought’ regarding the the addition of complementary foods. Feeding milled cereals and puréed foods by spoon … Read more

What Do I Wear Now That I’m Breastfeeding?

By Ashley Collevecchio | September 4, 2016 | Comments Off on What Do I Wear Now That I’m Breastfeeding?
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Now that you’ve gotten this breastfeeding thing figured out, you may be trying to find the best things to wear for comfort, access and you may be worrying about coverage. Here’s a round-up list of some crowd favorite breastfeeding attire. The key is layering! Each layer serves a purpose. 1) A well-fitting bra. This is … Read more