Common Things You Might Not Know About Life with A Newborn

Last update on Aug. 17, 2016.

Common Things You Might Not Know About Life with A Newborn

When I was pregnant with my first child, my perception about newborns was pretty typical. I would catch myself daydreaming about how life with a new baby might be. I would gaze at his pristine nursery - stainless crib sheets, sparkling new changing table, perfectly spotless onesies - and envision him peacefully sleeping the nights away; chubby ...

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Natural Ways to Get Rid of Hiccups

Last update on Aug. 17, 2016.

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Hiccups

Everyone gets hiccups occasionally, even newborns. Hiccups, which can be triggered by overfeeding or swallowing too much air, are actually small contractions in the diaphragm like tiny muscle spasms.

Did you know babies get hiccups in utero? Mine did. Usually around 2:00 a.m. The first time it happened, I didn’t know what ...

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Helpful Nutrition Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

Last update on Aug. 17, 2016.

Helpful Nutrition Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

Just like every other aspect of motherhood that may seem overwhelming at first, breastfeeding is one of those things you’ll appreciate. The road to successful breastfeeding isn’t always an easy journey, but you’ll get the hang of it.

For most new moms, the first few weeks of breastfeeding a newborn are the ...

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6 Best Techniques for Burping Baby

Last update on Aug. 17, 2016.

6 Best Techniques for Burping Baby

When you become a parent, there are certain things you obsess about with a new baby. Certain things you probably never talked about much in your pre-parent life. Things like pooping and burping.

In addition to keeping track of feedings and sleeping schedules, you find yourself overly concerned about poops and burps. When did he ...

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5 Tricks to Help Relieve Baby Gas

Last update on Aug. 17, 2016.

5 Tricks to Help Relieve Baby Gas

As a new parent, did you have any idea babies were so gassy? I knew I’d be dealing with sleepless nights, lots of dirty diapers and spit-up, but I didn’t know babies commonly pass gas 13-21 times per day!

Why? Well, babies have lots of opportunities throughout the day and night to swallow ...

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