4 Ways to Encourage Tummy Time

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4 Ways to Encourage Tummy Time

Posted on16. Mar, 2012 by .

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By three or four months, most babies will have relatively good control over their neck muscles. This means it’s A-Okay to put them on their tummy and have some fun with tummy time. Even though not all babies are big fans of tummy time, it does provide some great benefits for your baby including strengthening […]

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What to Expect at Your Postpartum Check-Up

Posted on14. Mar, 2012 by .

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After you deliver your child, you will then be seen by your doctor or midwife anywhere from 4-6 weeks postpartum to ensure that you are healing correctly from your labor. If you delivered via C-section, then you will be seen sooner than the 4-6 weeks so that the doctor can examine your incision to correctly […]

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Sleep Solutions for Children

Posted on13. Mar, 2012 by .

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Have a newborn do you? Or even a three month old – how about an eight month old, or a toddler who thinks nighttime is play time? We’ve all been there with our babies and kids, mom wants to sleep and baby wants to play. Here are five ways to get your baby and kids down […]

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4 Ways To Cope With Postpartum Depression

Posted on07. Mar, 2012 by .

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Having a new baby around can be extremely overwhelming. Some families adjust effortlessly while others need some help settling into their routine which now includes a brand new baby. With all this change happening, postpartum depression can set in for some new moms. Postpartum depression is not something that should be taken lightly. It’s a […]

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4 Ways To Keep The Romance Alive With A Newborn

Posted on29. Feb, 2012 by .

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Perhaps romance is the last thing on your mind after you’ve just gotten settled with your newborn. But that doesn’t mean you should forget about how you and your partner came to having this baby in the first place. No one likes to be neglected or have their needs pushed to the side, so keeping […]

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3 Ways to Prepare for a Sibling

Posted on24. Feb, 2012 by .

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So you’ve decided to add to your family, but you’re not too sure how your other little ones will take it? These kinds of feelings are totally natural. Bringing a new baby into the mix isn’t necessarily as life-disturbing as it is life-changing. A new life disrupts everything, and it’s this action of changing and shaking up […]

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3 Ways to Document Your Child’s Life

Posted on20. Feb, 2012 by .

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It’s the age of the Internet, this means as new-age parents, we have a lot more options for keeping track of our child’s growth other than the traditional baby book. While the baby book technique has been tried, trusted, and deemed a very reliable way to keep your baby’s memories alive, there are other ways […]

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3 Secrets of Organized Families

Posted on17. Feb, 2012 by .

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Let’s face it, moms. Some of us are super organized people and others, well, let’s just say that we could use a lot of help in that department. I did a lot of digging to analyze why some moms have it all together and how we can adapt their strategies to help the moms that […]

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3 Ways to Ensure Proper Maternity and Prenatal Care

Posted on15. Feb, 2012 by .

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Prenatal care is ultra-important for expecting moms and even more so for your developing baby. But not every mother-to-be knows how to receive top-notch care while expecting. Here are three ways in which you can guarantee you and your growing family receive excellent maternity and prenatal care. Know Your Rights Oh, yes – you have […]

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Benefits of a Vaginal Birth

Posted on03. Feb, 2012 by .

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If you’re on the fence about whether or not to give birth naturally, here are some helpful benefits to both mom and baby if you deliver vaginally.   Benefits for baby:   Babies come when they’re ready We’re not talking about being induced here, if you just let nature take its course, then your baby […]

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