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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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A Word About Supplementing by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I forgot about a pet peeve of mine as it hasn’t happened to me. However, doing some reading I remember a pet peeve that I’ve always had and that’s “supplementing with formul ... 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 »
Breast Milk Cures A Man’s Cancer…What’s Next? by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility There is a man is Massachusetts who says that drinking breast milk cured his prostate cancer.  Read the article: http://cbs11tv.com/watercooler/Health.mothers.breast.2.28428 ... 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 »
Breastfeeding and Vaccines by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I need to start out by saying I don’t mean to endorse any particular product or book.  However, sometimes I come across a certain book or product that I do fall in love with ... Read on »
Breastfeeding Boosts IQ by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility According to a study published in Archives of General Psychiatry May 2008, exclusively breastfed babies do have a higher IQ then bottle fed babies.  According to the stu ... 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 »
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 »
Cute Poster by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This is a post from Baby Nursing Blog 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 Nursing Has A Role On Poverty by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Together with thousands of other blogs, BabyNursingBlog is participating in the Blog Action Day 2008. This year’s goal is to raise awareness and generate discussion on pover ... 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 »
Instructions For Nursing by Becka S Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This is a post from Baby Nursing Blog 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 »