Got Milk? It’s World Breastfeeding Week!

First Friday of the month:  (Baby) Food/Drink Breastfeeding is one of the most fulfilling experiences that motherhood has brought me. Breastfeeding is serious business as it can bring much joy and deep depression at the same time. Mothers each have unique experiences on nursing, and I thought I’d share mine today, plus a few personal … Continue reading

Baby’s First Foods, part 2

Feeding your baby for the first time will be a moment to remember, for any parent. It is a developmental milestone and for me, it has to be recorded in the baby book! Sitting up on the high chair with their spanking new bib, all ready with a colorful set of spoon and fork, it’s … Continue reading

Baby’s First Foods, part 1

Second Friday of the month: Babies Baby’s first smile, first coo, first time to ‘close-open’ his fist…these are just a few of our baby’s many ‘firsts’ that we don’t want to miss. And getting a taste of his first ‘solid food’ is another milestone that parents, most especially moms, prepare for and tend to obsess … Continue reading

Breastfeeding and The Medela House

“Breastmilk is best for babies up to two years” – I truly believe in this advocacy.  Just ‘Google’ this topic and you will find a long list of the benefits of breastmilk and breastfeeding to the mother and child.   It amazes me that even with modern science and technology in producing what I call “fully … Continue reading

Talks on Wellness & Nutrition, part 2

“Kain lang ng kain (just keep eating)…you’re eating for two” is always the line that pregnant women hear from well-meaning family and friends — I myself did not escape this prodding. There’s really no question when it comes to eating right during pregnancy as wellness begins from the womb. And now, to continue the series … Continue reading

Talks on Wellness & Nutrition, part 1

“You are what you eat.”  I’ve read this saying hundreds of times and I know this is true. Our health and well-being not only depends on what we do to keep fit, but more importantly, what we feed our bodies. And in recent years, people grew more and more conscious about eating and living right, … Continue reading

To (Breast) Feed Or Not To (Breast) Feed?

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, …10, 11, 12,…now I lost count.  Listed them down and I just finished at 21!  Wow I can’t believe I know 21 women who are all due, or have given birth, between June to early 2010!  Every month I hear of another preggy woman among common friends, so what’s with … Continue reading