• Why Do We Care More About New Babies Than New Moms?

    July 21, 2017lectinfreemama

      It’s an important question, and before you yell “Because adorable innocent baby, DUH,” I’m not talking about why we take more pictures of babies or why we all want to touch babies or why we turn into singing, cooing weirdos around babies. I’m talking about healthcare. These are the well-check appointments a new baby receives (at no out-of-pocket cost, with insurance): 2 weeks 2 months 4 months 6 months 9 months 12 months 15 months 18 months 2 years. Few could argue that this many well-checks is not appropriate. Everything changes so quickly in those first months of baby’s life. My daughter’s pediatrician will spend 10-15 minutes asking me everything about her–what her interests are, her sleep habits, her eating habits. And I understand why–the baby can’t speak…

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  • The Beginning

    June 5, 2017lectinfreemama

    I’ve created this blog to document my journey to better health, in hopes that it may someday help someone else on a similar journey, who is just as frustrated and confused as I am (was?). You see, I’ve seen no fewer…

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