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Becka S Healthy Living Professional

Easton, Pennsylvania
My name is Becka and I am the mommy of a 6 and 4 year old little girl. I am expecting number three in December and I have a 9 year old step daughter. I'm also a Girl Scout leader and a Nurses assistant. I still don't know what I want to do when I grow up - I'd love to get into education. I love... Full Bio
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When Will We Be Ready To Wean? by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Honestly, by the time my girls were this age, they were almost weaned.  A year, that was it.  However, I think the ‘experts’ were saying a year back then. Now, they say two ... Read on »
Life by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I just want to apologize for not posting anything new in a while. Life is crazy. I just got married! That was hectic. I am going back to college yet again, this time followi ... Read on »
Breast Pump Issues by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have an electric pump now.  My sister got it froma friend of hers.  It’s a heavey duty Medela Pump Style pump.  It’s the kind that comes in it’s own carrying case that ... Read on »
Nursing a Teething baby by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Teething sucks, plain and simple.  Teething a nursing baby can be a really trying time.  Babies can often feel pain trying to nurse while they are teething.  Make sure t ... Read on »
Selma Hyak Shares Her Milk With African Baby by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility                                                   I never thought much about Selma Hyak before. I don’t think I can name any     of her movies off the top ... Read on »
Denny’s Breastfeeding Mom Asked To Leave by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The s tory of a  woman breastfeeding in a North Carolina Denny’s who was asked to leave is making headlines all across the country. She was enjoying her brunch when othe ... Read on »
Being Sick and Breastfeeding by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It’s that time of year. Everyone is sick. In my house we’ve passed around a cold for about a month now. The good news is, you do not have to stop breastfeeding just becaus ... Read on »
Chriopractors And Newborns by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have stated before that I am leery of general medicine doctors. I also believe   measures and preventative health-such as breastfeeding. I was raised in a house that m ... Read on »
Too Lazy To Bottle Feed, Too Tired To Breastfeed-Nursing At Night by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The hardest part about having a baby, kids for that matter, is having to wake up at night. Yes as they get older, it gets easier and you won’t be waking up as much ... Read on »
Have A Wonderful New Year!! by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The last day of 2008! Wow, I can’t believe it. It has been a crazy but wonderful year for me.  Our family took it’s first camping trip, we moved and had a baby. I don’t ... Read on »
Why Is My Baby Crying? by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So you’ve made it through nine months, giving birth and now you have a newborn at home. Newborns cry when they are hungry, have to burp, when they’re cold, and sometimes ... Read on »
Happy Holidays! by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Happy holidays! I hope your family has the best holiday ever! Having our little boy’s first Christmas will keep us busy. We celebrate Christmas since that’s how we were ... Read on »
These People Should NOT Be Parents by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Let there be peace! There was an article in our local paper on Sunday. It was about a 3 year old boy and a grocery store called Shoprite. Basically, this white tra ... Read on »
Breastfeeding May Make Other’s Uncomfortable BUT… by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My son is now over two weeks old. We’ve been visiting relatives, to stores, and out to eat. Guess what? My baby has to eat when we’re out. I don’t think much of breas ... Read on »
Daddy and Baby by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility One of the most amazing things about my son’s birth is watching my fiance with him. I never experienced a true daddy before with his newborn.  My first husband was never ... Read on »
How Do I Wake My Baby To Nurse? by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Did you ever hear “Never wake a sleeping baby”? Well, that’s not always the case. Sometimes you will need to wake your baby to start nursing or in the middle of nursing. ... Read on »
How Do I Work Around My Newborn’s Schedule? by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I already discussed how often newborns should eat and my answer is as often as a baby wants.  However, what does that really mean? Does it mean I am locked inside my hou ... Read on »
How Often Should I Nurse? by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A question that a lot of new moms have is how often should I nurse?  When you are in the hospital, they want you to wake the baby up every 3-4 hours during the day and k ... Read on »
Nursing Helps Burn Baby Fat by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Congratulations you have a baby! You also feel like a deflated balloon. Yes, we all know our bodies have exta padding after we give birth. Theres not much we can do about it ... Read on »
Doctors Don’t Always Know Best by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I think a lot of new moms are a little crazy. Every little mark on their newborn makes them want to reach for the phone and call the doctor. Personally, I don’t put to much ... Read on »