Parents

When Should You See a Lactation Consultant?
11.22.22 2 min read

When Should You See a Lactation Consultant?

Contrary to what society tells you, breastfeeding doesn’t always come naturally. It can be painful, exhausting, and challenging to even get started on your journey. So many new moms struggle with breastfeeding the first few weeks after giving birth – which is completely normal! Putting a plan in place with the support of a professional is key to a smoother feeding experience. Read on to learn more about working with a lactation consultant. 

By Caroline Johnson
Benefits of Acupuncture During Pregnancy and Postpartum
11.10.22 4 min read

Benefits of Acupuncture During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Acupuncture is a safe, non-invasive treatment with many benefits to help with body changes and stress during pregnancy and postpartum.

By Caroline Johnson
5 New York-Based Maternity Care Specialists You Need to Know
11.09.22 7 min read

5 New York-Based Maternity Care Specialists You Need to Know

At Zaya, we’re working to establish the new standard of maternity care in the U.S – because the old way just isn’t cutting it. In the following post, we’re highlighting 5 providers trained to treat specific areas of focus related to your mental and physical health throughout pregnancy and postpartum.

By Caroline Johnson
Superfoods for a Super Pregnancy
08.29.22 4 min read

Superfoods for a Super Pregnancy

Like it or not, you’re now a walking food truck with a live-in customer. We’ve pulled together a list of the top vitamins and nutrients for pregnancy.

Your Breastfeeding Questions, Answered
08.16.22 6 min read

Your Breastfeeding Questions, Answered

There are many decisions to make around breastfeeding (or not), and we took this opportunity to ask new and expecting moms to share their questions, and boy (or girl!), did they deliver. So, we called upon a few experts– an experienced Zaya Mom, and one of our talented lactation consultants, Kim, to get the answers.

Summer Eating for your Mom Journey: Tips from a Zaya Dietitian
07.25.22 5 min read

Summer Eating for your Mom Journey: Tips from a Zaya Dietitian

We asked one of our dietitians, Aderet Dana Hoch of Dining with Nature, to answer some of the questions our Zaya moms had about eating this summer. Aderet has advice for wherever you are in your motherhood journey. Read on for tips and have your grocery list handy.

Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know
07.19.22 4 min read

Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know

expand while also giving you luscious locks, but did you know it can also cause a condition known as gestational diabetes? Just another fun twist and turn on the rollercoaster to parenthood! Read on for a quick breakdown and some helpful tips on next steps if you test positive. 

Postpartum Weight Loss: What You Need to Know
06.27.22 6 min read

Postpartum Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Learn everything you need to know about postpartum weight loss and what is considered "normal."

5 Pregnancy Myths You Should Stop Believing (Like, Now)
06.16.22 4 min read

5 Pregnancy Myths You Should Stop Believing (Like, Now)

What's fact from fiction? Here are some of the most common myths you might hear about being pregnant.

Your Postpartum Care Checklist: A Guide for New Moms
06.09.22 5 min read

Your Postpartum Care Checklist: A Guide for New Moms

Discover why postpartum care is so important and learn about the specialists available to you in the weeks and months following childbirth.