Why breastfeed? The benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated their guidelines around breastfeeding, now supporting continued breastfeeding until two years or beyond, as mutually desired by the mother and child. Breast milk is and always has been the most optimal source of nutrition for a growing baby, and if breastfeeding is an option for the mother, that is the top recommended practice for giving babies the nutrients they need.... Read More

Tips to Manage Your Allergies and Asthma This Spring

Spring is around the corner, which means warmer weather, fresh flowers and more time outside. While many are looking forward to the new season, spring can trigger something less favorable for others: asthma and allergies. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), approximately 25 million Americans, or 1 in 13 Americans, including 8% of adults and 7% of children, experience asthma. ... Read More

‘Heart’ Your Heart This February During American Heart Month

While February is a month to celebrate love, it is also a time to bring awareness to the heart in your body. This month marks American Heart Month, a time when all people can focus on cardiovascular health. With the ongoing pandemic and continuing effects of COVID-19, it is even more important now to be proactive with your heart health and to show your heart some love.... Read More