May 2018

Birthdays are special days for parents. The day your baby is born is like none other! It’s the best!!! And this week, May 25th, we get to celebrate Maternal Instincts Owner & Founder (and Author & Baby Sleep Expert & Nutritionist & Gemini) Rachelle Gershkovich’s birthday! Happy birthday Rachelle!! You deserve to be sprinkled and [...]

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What is Considered Postpartum Care?

What Happens to the Mother’s Body in the Postpartum Period? What is considered postpartum care starts right after birth for about six weeks. During this time, a mother’s body goes through hormonal changes and her uterus returns to normal size. Other health changes during the postpartum period can include the forming of colostrum (that ooey [...]