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3 Baby Sleep Tips

Published on July 12, 2018

Baby Sleep Tips to Get Your Newborn to Sleep Better We all know to expect…

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Baby Sun Safety

Published on May 8, 2018

Keeping Baby Safe in the Summer Sun   I think it’s safe to say that…

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NICU Questions to Ask

Published on May 4, 2018

NICU Questions to Ask I remember the days when my son, Logan, was in the…

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Hemorrhoid Relief

Published on March 23, 2018

Hemorrhoids are a very literal pain in the ass and are especially prevalent during pregnancy….

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Care For a Tear Down There

Published on February 26, 2018

It’s one of the most common fears we hear from expectant mothers- “What if I…

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Headaches During Pregnancy

Published on February 26, 2018

When you’re expecting a baby, you may find a sudden increase in the number of…

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Engorgement

Published on February 14, 2018

  We talk all the time about low milk supply, but what about when you…

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BRAINED: A Better Decision Making Tool

Published on December 15, 2017

You might have heard of the acronym BRAIN when you have questions about your birth…

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Does Your Vagina Have a Migraine?

Published on December 12, 2017

Does my what have a what?! You read that correctly: Does your vagina have a…

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Increasing Milk Supply

Published on December 8, 2017

Worried about increasing breast milk supply? Need ideas for how to pump more at work?…

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Parenting From the Gap

Published on December 6, 2017

As often happens in the parenting group that I host on Facebook, there was recently…

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4 Rules for Visiting a New Baby Who Has An Older Sibling

Published on November 21, 2017

When you bring Baby home, Sibling thinks it’s just so cool. They get to show…

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Helping Your Child Adjust to a New Baby and Big Changes

Published on November 16, 2017

In our last segment, we discussed helping your child with identifying and expression emotions in…

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Helping Your Child Adjust to a New Baby and Big Feelings

Published on November 16, 2017

One of the things to look most forward to after birth is introducing your new…

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Why You Can’t Ever Know What’s Best for Babies

Published on November 5, 2017

Everyone does the very best they can for their baby. That’s a given.   My…

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5 Ways to Bond With Your Baby That Aren’t Feeding

Published on October 17, 2017

There are so many ways to bond with your baby! When people talk about bonding,…

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What’s Up With the Baby Blues?

Published on October 14, 2017

Baby Blues aren’t just a description for your little one’s adorable eyes. There’s enormous pressure…

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Snack Attack! A Healthy Postpartum (or anytime) Treat

Published on October 10, 2017

New mom hunger is REAL, y’all. Looking for a healthy postpartum snack? The wonky schedule,…

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Managing Postpartum Hair Loss

Published on October 5, 2017

Postpartum hair loss can feel brutal. You knew motherhood might make you want to tear…

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Why I’m Not a Very Good Doula

Published on October 4, 2017

After reaching burnout as an elementary school teacher, trying every day to take a machete…

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Baby Penis Care

Published on October 2, 2017

 Baby Penis Care Baby penis care might not be something you’ve even given much thought…

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Not My Cup of Tea

Published on September 22, 2017

“I don’t serve families that have those kinds of parenting philosophies. It isn’t my cup…

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What I Wish I Knew About Bonding

Published on September 19, 2017

Bonding is the cornerstone of parenthood. As parents, we are thinking nearly constantly about creating…

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Milk Supply: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 3

Published on September 19, 2017

Milk Supply: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 3 Welcome back to the final installment of…

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A Good Latch: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 2

Published on September 15, 2017

A Good Latch: Breastfeeding for Millennial Moms, Part 2   A good latch. What?? When…

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