Newborn Essentials for Mealtime

Last update on March 1, 2017.

Newborn Essentials for Mealtime

Mealtime essentials for a newborn can be easy, especially if you breastfeed. You just need yourself and a hungry baby. Check! Check! And thank goodness for that.

As a new mom recovering from a c-section with a tiny baby fresh out of the NICU, I was overwhelmed with all things motherhood.My brain was in ...

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New Mom 101 – Behavioral Milestones

Last update on March 1, 2017.

New Mom 101 – Behavioral Milestones

Behavioral Milestones: The Fun Stuff

As a new parent, lots of exciting milestones lie ahead: baby's first smile, her first real laugh and that wobbly first step. Your seemingly fragile newborn will be bouncing around like a chatty acrobat before you know it. When can you expect all of these fun behavioral milestones to ...

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Soothing Your Baby with Sound

Last update on March 1, 2017.

Soothing Your Baby with Sound

As a mom, you are equipped with all sorts of awesome instinctive tools for soothing a fussy baby.  Did you know your voice alone is extremely comforting for your baby? If you think about it, your little peanut has been listening to your voice long before she arrived. She started hearing your voice from the ...

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Baby Essentials – Essentials for 1st 3 Months

Last update on March 1, 2017.

Baby Essentials – Essentials for 1st 3 Months

The initial foray into motherhood was by far the most exciting experience in my life.  I felt like the first few months of my pregnancy moved at a glacial pace, then suddenly time was flying by way too fast. Before I knew it, my due date was 6 weeks away and my nesting instincts were ...

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5 Reasons Why Your Baby is Cranky

Last update on March 1, 2017.

5 Reasons Why Your Baby is Cranky

The first few weeks with a newborn may be overwhelming since your life now includes understanding an adorable yet helpless little human. But during those initial weeks, newborns tend to cry for good reasons. They cry to let you know they’re hungry or they have a messy diaper. It makes sense. At some point ...

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Baby Sleep Safety: Crib Safety, Sleep Sacks & Co-Sleepers

Last update on March 1, 2017.

Baby Sleep Safety: Crib Safety, Sleep Sacks & Co-Sleepers

There’s nothing more peaceful, sweet and innocent than a sleeping baby, especially a newborn. During quiet sleep, they look like little angels. Every mom agrees: sleeping babies are simply precious to watch, and I always thought the irony was how stressed out, disheveled and exhausted I looked in contrast.

Even when your newborn drifts ...

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Baby Development Series 6-9 Months

Last update on Aug. 18, 2016.

Baby Development Series 6-9 Months

The days of holding a tiny crying newborn are gone. Now you’re living in a baby-proofed world because your little munchkin is all over the place. If she isn’t sleeping, she’s probably on the go. It’s an exciting and fun time for everyone because she’s doing new things every day ...

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Bonding with Your Baby

Last update on March 1, 2017.

Bonding with Your Baby

The term “bonding with your baby” is something you’ve probably become highly aware of as a mother.  Perhaps you felt an immediate connection with your baby as soon as you found out you were pregnant or maybe it was love at first sight after she arrived in the world. For many women, maternal instincts ...

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Baby Development Series: 3-6 Months

Last update on March 1, 2017.

Baby Development Series: 3-6 Months

Smiling. Laughing. Squealing with delight. Your baby is a chatty social butterfly these days who loves “conversations” and likes “chatting” with people.  She is more aware of the world around her and she finds new ways to engage with it on a daily basis.  

During the next three months of life, your baby will continue ...

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Baby Development Series: 0-3 Months

Last update on Aug. 17, 2016.

Baby Development Series: 0-3 Months

Your sweet bundle of joy has finally arrived and she is the apple of your eye. She keeps everyone on their toes with her constant feedings, diaper changes, naps and the occasional crying fits that tend to jolt you out of your partial sleep at 2 a.m. What you might not realize is she ...

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