There are over 160 different pet names for a pacifier. No matter what you call it when it’s time to say goodbye, it can be hard on the entire family. Below is a simple and creative way to say “bye-bye” to binky, making this transition a little less painful for you and your little one. You’ve got mail (For ages 18 months +) How to successfully send all of your pacifiers off to … [Read more...] about Bye-bye binky: How to break-up with a pacifier
How to create a breastfeeding sanctuary
Breastfeeding works best when you’re comfortable, so set up a special space for feeding time. Some items you may want to include: A comfortable chair – Feeding time for a newborn takes most of the day, whether you’re breastfeeding or bottle-feeding, so a soft chair that supports your back and lets you shift positions, or even recline, is a must. Pillows – … [Read more...] about How to create a breastfeeding sanctuary
As with a lot of things involving pregnancy and babies, there are a lot of crazy ideas about breastfeeding. Here are a myths few along with the real story. MYTH #1: Taking a breastfeeding break helps you produce more milk. THE TRUTH: The more you breastfeed, the more milk your body makes. So, if your baby sleeps through a feeding during the day, you may produce more milk that … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding myths—BUSTED!
The Scoop on Lactation Consultants
Who are they? Professionals trained to help new moms and dads with breastfeeding questions and challenges. Do you need one? Yes—especially if they’re available at your hospital for free, and most are. Even if you think you’re doing fine, it can’t hurt to have someone stop in during a feeding—they can offer suggestions or just confirmation that you’re doing it right. And be sure … [Read more...] about The Scoop on Lactation Consultants
Review: Bloom Zen Stroller
Bloom Zen Stroller [amazon asin=B007BSWYAS&text=Bloom Zen]MSRP $799 6 MONTHS TO 44 LBS (from birth with the Bloom Yoga Newborn Nest or an infant car seat) WEIGHS 20 LBS. The Zen catches your eye with bold, playful colors and draws you in with highly thoughtful features. The smallest-folding all-terrain stroller, this full-sized stroller packs down to a teninch width that … [Read more...] about Review: Bloom Zen Stroller