Blog Post List
August 4, 2014
Despite being an age-old practice, some might say that breastfeeding doesn’t always come naturally for every mother. Moms could benefit from hearing first-hand, personal experiences and advice from a trained breastfeeding peer counselor.
March 12, 2014
With the abundance of online recipes and TV cooking shows, you would think we would all be whipping up meals like professional chefs by now. And it feels like our meals should not only be beautifully plated, but also nutritious since we have 24/7 access to the most recent health news—the newly discovered “super-food”, or the trending new diet that promises lifelong health. Easy as (veggie) pie, right? In reality, it often seems like information overload. We still have to comb through products in the grocery aisle, trying to decipher which product might meet our family’s needs. We find...
January 23, 2014
*Wait! Before you read on, it would greatly help us if you take this quick 7-question survey ! Thank you!* When you become a parent it seems like you have a ton of questions and not a lot of answers. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a place you could go that helps prepare you to become a parent? You would learn what to eat (and not to eat) during pregnancy, talk about challenges you may face during breastfeeding and receive support along the way, learn how to read food labels so you actually understand them—and then have classes on how to cook healthy foods so your kids love them. Have other...
October 3, 2013
Some members in the U.S. House of Representatives want to deny or delay healthcare access for our nation’s uninsured before they pass a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the federal government funded and open. Their willingness to allow a government shutdown to continue places already vulnerable mothers and young children across the nation at risk of losing crucial nutrition and healthcare services. The government shutdown ceased funding for our nation’s largest public health nutrition program—the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). With the help of...