News from the Nest

Hear the latest from WellNested and get expert insight on navigating new parenthood.

Virtual Visit FAQs

March 19, 2021

(With local Arlington based IBCLC, Heather Bingham) We receive a lot of questions from new families asking about how effective virtual visits can be. So to answer your questions, we’ve…

Maternal Instinct Month 6: You’re Halfway There

February 22, 2021

Photo by Troy T on Unsplash “Having children is like living in a frat house – nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.” — Ray Romano…

Maternal Instinct Month 5: On the Move

February 22, 2021

Photo by Minnie Zhou on Unsplash “It’s very weird for me to believe I have a child… a KID. I’m a mom. A real MOM.”  —Serena Williams Sitting Pretty  Five…

Maternal Instinct Month 4: Happy Baby

February 22, 2021

Photo by Jonathan Borba on Unsplash “Sleep at this point is just a concept, something I’m looking forward to investigating in the future.” — Amy Poehler Getting Social  It’s going…

Maternal Instinct Week 12: The End of the Fourth Trimester

February 22, 2021

Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash “I think a woman’s body after having a baby is pretty amazing. You gave birth to a human being. So I would really like…

Maternal Instinct Week 10: Hello, Baby!

February 22, 2021

Photo by Jonathan Borba on Unsplash “The more we fill ourselves up, the more we have to give. And as moms, we have to give a lot.”  — Kristy S.…

Maternal Instinct Week 8: Your Get-Ready Guide for Returning to Work

February 22, 2021

Photo by Standsome on Unsplash “I’ve never had more appreciation for anyone in my entire life until I became a mom.” –Chrissy Teigen Hopefully, if you work outside the home,…

Maternal Instinct Week 6: Hey, Mama

January 18, 2021

Photo by Austin Wade on Unsplash “Mothers and babies form an inseparable biological and social unit; the health and nutrition of one group cannot be divorced from the health and…

Maternal Instinct Week 5: Ready for Routines

January 18, 2021

Photo by Kevin Keith on Unsplash “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” Dr. Benjamin Spock, Pediatrician and Author Of “The Common Sense Book of Baby and…

Maternal Instinct Week 4: Eat, Sleep, Repeat

January 18, 2021

Photo by Oleg Sergeichik on Unsplash There is no right or wrong way to be pregnant, to become a mother, to make a family. There is only one way—your way,…