Bandita Blog — Guest Blogger

What New Moms Need To Know About Breast Cancer

What New Moms Need To Know About Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share this article by our friends at Keep A Breast Foundation. Be sure to download their Check Yourself! app to learn to do a breast self-check & set up an automatic monthly reminder. Early detection is the key.  ------- Our bodies are constantly changing. So many things, from where we are in our menstrual cycles, to how much caffeine we drink, can affect the way our boobs feel. This is part of why it’s hard for us to detect things in our breasts, and why we created the Check Yourself! App. We...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Breast Health & Pregnancy

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Breast Health & Pregnancy

It’s October, which means our collective attention is turned to a disease most of us know too well—breast cancer. While the Keep A Breast Foundation, and international 501(c)(3), works year round on breast cancer education, early detection and empowerment programs, they also recognize that this is the best time of year to get people to sit up and pay attention. This is also why they have shared some important information related to breast health and pregnancy. Our bodies are constantly changing. So many things, from where we are in our menstrual cycles, to how much caffeine we drink, can affect...

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Postpartum Belly Binding - A Bandita Story

Postpartum Belly Binding - A Bandita Story

Every woman has a different pregnancy/postpartum experience.   This week we're sharing Kelli's postpartum compression experience. We hope you'll send us your story for a chance to be featured on the Bandita Blog.  Having 3 girls you learn tips and tricks that help you through your pregnancies and after. One of those things for me was postpartum belly binding. I read all about this when I was pregnant with my second daughter and was so curious if it would work for me. I decided to take the plunge and get one to try after she was born, I’m so glad I did!...

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High-Risk Pregnancy After Infertility - A Bandita Story

High-Risk Pregnancy After Infertility - A Bandita Story

Every woman has a different pregnancy/delivery experience.   This week we're sharing Kristyn Hodgdon's story of infertility and high risk pregnancy. We hope you'll send us your story for a chance to be featured on the Bandita Blog.  I always say that the scars of infertility don’t fade the minute you find out you’re pregnant. Even though my first reaction was to be ecstatic upon receiving a positive HCG beta test after a long road of infertility and IVF, my happiness quickly turned to skepticism and fear. In the infertility community, we are all too aware of the miscarriage statistics. 1...

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