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Pancakes & Postpartum Healing

Pancakes & Postpartum Healing

Our body is truly amazing! Can you believe that you’ve just supported a new life for nine months, and then overcame the physical task unlike any other, giving birth to your beautiful baby! Now, your body is producing milk and adjusting to new hormones, sleep deprivation, and new routines. It’s easy to slip into the hustle and bustle of life, with the primary focus being the care of your new little bundle. Even if you feel there’s little time to dedicate to your own wellbeing - there are some simple things you can do and aid postpartum healing. Boost Immunity...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Here at Belly Bandit HQ the fight against breast cancer is a very personal one, http://bellybandit.com/pages/charity/. That’s why we donate a portion of all sales of the “pink” Don’t Sweat It Bra liner to the Shades of Pink Foundation, a charity dedicated to providing assistance to women who are experiencing financial distress as a result of a breast cancer diagnosis. And that’s why, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share these important prevention tips from Rebecca Agi, MS, IBCLCIn-House Lactation Consultant at La Vie – to remind women everywhere about the importance of breast cancer prevention....

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Moms Who Made It - Marilee and Jessica

Moms Who Made It - Marilee and Jessica

Here at Belly Bandit HQ, a women-owned and operated company, we believe in celebrating the success of all women in business! Our “Moms Who Made It” series is our way of honoring Mompreneurs who inspire us every day. This week we're thrilled to be featuring Marilee and Jessica, founders of Gathre. These two BFF,’s have created a line of luxurious and functional lightweight leather (yes, leather!) mats – that can be used for diaper changes and underneath the high chair, to parks and beaches. The best part, they’re wipeable and waterproof – what’s not to love! Describe your business philosophy...

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Pelvic Pressure During Pregnancy- Causes and Relief

Pelvic Pressure During Pregnancy- Causes and Relief

By Guest Blogger Valentina Rahim Just when you think that you’ve been there done that, it’s your second pregnancy you know what to expect, your body just throws something totally unexpected at you! Up until my second trimester my pregnancy was pretty much uneventful, I was eating healthy staying active, working out a few times per week, things were going great! Late into my second trimester however I suddenly started experiencing this pelvic heaviness and a lot of vaginal pressure. Especially when I sat down or had to go to the bathroom. A very uncomfortable sensation to say the least....

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