Why I Won’t Cover Up When I’m Breastfeeding

A Well Rounded reader shares her story. *As part of our series with Bravado Designs to help normalize breastfeeding anytime, anywhere, we asked Well Rounded readers to share their stories and photos of breastfeeding in public. Below is one of the beautiful stories we received, but check out more here, and keep on sharing your stories on […]

Nursing a Toddler is Totally Normal

25 months and still nursing. One mom opens up about her breastfeeding journey. Here I am…that mom who is nursing a toddler. Even I can’t believe it sometimes, but now that I’m living it, it seems nothing but normal. Because it is normal. Truth be told, our country is one of the only ones who […]

The Sleep Trials

Sleep training didn’t work? You’re not alone. Is your baby only sleeping 2 hours at a time? Does your toddler sneak in your bed every night? Either way, you probably read all the books and tried all the techniques to help your little one (and yourself) catch some ZZZs. And just when you think you […]

6 Baby Journals We Love

Get ready to record your baby’s cutest moments. If you’re about to have a little one, chances are someone has told you to cherish these moments. But the first year of your baby’s life can be a bit of a blur! To help you, new mamas, remember each sweet moment with your new bundle of joy, we’ve combed […]

A Letter to My New Bab

A Letter to My New Baby Photographer Nicki Sebastian reflects on bringing home baby to big sis. *We partnered with Artifact Uprising to help you remember the stuff you’d otherwise forget. There’s nothing more precious than those first few weeks with a new baby, and yet, they often flash by in a blur. If you’re not careful, […]

Reflection: Pumping at Work

An honest look at life as a working–and pumping–mom. I’ve pumped milk approximately 1,000 times. Here’s the math: 2 babies, 40 weeks per baby, 5 days a week, 2-3 pumping sessions per day. My two little redheads are now 2 ½ and 4 ½, and I’ve since retired my pump, but I remember quite vividly the […]

10 Steps to Create Your Own Breastfeeding Plan

Start planning your breastfeeding journey before baby arrives. They say breastfeeding is “natural,” that it will happen naturally. But the truth is, breastfeeding is extremely difficult and can often leave the mother in isolation, physical pain, guilt and shame. Building your nursing plan is a great way to educate yourself and understand your breastfeeding goals so as […]

Your First Postpartum Workout

How to ease in after getting the green light to exercise again. I remember the moment when, at my 6-week postpartum check-up, my OB said I could resume exercising again. Part of me wanted to slap him; I was so sleep deprived and constantly covered in spit up that exercising was the last thought on […]

How to Navigate Through A Baby Food Recall

A step-by-step guide to help you navigate the news. In recent years, we’ve been getting many alerts on baby food recalls. Whether the media hypes it up, whether the brand takes responsibility for the product, whether it’s a repeat offender or something entirely new, baby food recalls can cause anxiety for a new mom. They […]

New Mom Holiday Party Guide

10 tips to survive your first holiday party post-baby. *We’ve partnered with Annie’s Homegrown, Vichy and Luxe to help us survive (ahem, we mean enjoy) the holiday season. Remember when surviving your holiday party meant trying not to have too many margaritas and hit on a co-worker? Well, times are different now, mama. You’ve got a […]