Nursing-Friendly Activewear

Strong as a Mother: Nursing-Friendly Activewear for Your Mom Bod

For some it’s six weeks postpartum, for others six months. But at some point, you’ll probably decide tackle your first post-baby workout. I delayed working out for quite a while because of extreme weight loss due to Ilyas’ food allergies. But, after about a year, I was finally ready to pick up those tired sneakers …

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How I Dropped 75lbs in 7 Months (and Still Eat a Pint of Ice Cream in One Sitting)

The day I went into labor, the scale read a number I never in a million years thought I’d see. Sure, I was weighing in for two, but to be honest I’d officially been deemed “overweight” in my last pre-pregnancy checkup.   My "Before": Pre-pregnancy (left) and 40 weeks pregnant (right). For the most part …

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Recipe: Duck Bacon Avocado Toast

MSPI mamas know that avocado is a lifesaver. Full of vitamins and minerals, plus healthy fats, this nutrient-dense food can help you pack in the calories in a healthy way. When you’re burning upwards of 500 calories a day breastfeeding, that extra energy is critical. But sometimes I get in a rut with my avocado and need to try different ways to work it into my diet. Duck bacon avocado toast is one of my favorite easy lunches that mixes things up a bit.