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  • 5 Ways Dads Can Also Help Moms Breastfeed In Public

    5 Ways Dads Can Also Help Moms Breastfeed In Public

    Breastfeeding, contrary to popular belief, is not a one-parent job. I know I speak for every mother when I say that I wish even dads can share the responsibility of nursing a child. But believe it or not, you can (and should) have your husband get involved. Here’s how your partner can help out, especially when you’re breastfeeding in public. Go ahead and hand him your phone or tablet! 1. Affirm her. What many don’t know is that breastfeeding also involves being in a good, […]

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  • 11 Tips To Putting Your Baby To Sleep At Last (Part 2)

    11 Tips To Putting Your Baby To Sleep At Last (Part 2)

    Some parents have such an easy time putting their incredibly behaved and angelic babies to sleep. For the rest of us, it’s a never ending battle. The moment you even think that you have it right down pat, you’ll face an obstacle that will basically put you back to square one in learning what works best on your tireless child. Go ahead and try these tested techniques to putting your baby to sleep and see what works for you. At least you no […]

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  • 11 Tips To Putting Your Baby To Sleep At Last (Part 1)

    11 Tips To Putting Your Baby To Sleep At Last (Part 1)

    Some parents have such an easy time putting their incredibly behaved and angelic babies to sleep. For the rest of us, it’s a never ending battle. The moment you even think that you have it right down pat, you’ll face an obstacle that will basically put you back to square one in learning what works best on your tireless child. Go ahead and try these tested techniques to putting your baby to sleep and see what works for you. At least you no […]

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  • 7 Newborn Sleep Safety Precautions To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS

    7 Newborn Sleep Safety Precautions To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS

    In the United States alone, there’s been a scary rise in numbers of young babies who’s lives were put in danger by circumstances that we could have otherwise prevented. And in most of these cases, they were both sudden and related to airway obstruction. We can always hope that it won’t happen to us, but the best way to reduce the risk of SIDS is to be informed about sleep safety. First, we need to be educated about what could lead to […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 2)

    10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) 6. The antibodies in your milk protect your little one. Perhaps the most amazing thing about our milk is how it makes a child healthier and more protected from sicknesses! We pass essential antibodies and immunities through our milk. And when our child does get sick, the magical “baby spit backwash” allows our body to detect what the baby has so our body can produce whatever antibody is needed for the baby […]

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  • 10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 1)

    10 Reasons Why Breastfeeding Is Truly Awesome (Part 1)

    1. It cements the bond between you and your child. A good way to improve your relationship with your child is to maximize your physical interaction with her–by breastfeeding! You form the habit of getting really close to each other, skin-to-skin, and you nourish your child with your body. Your child will have gotten used to your warmth and smell, and vice versa. You will later learn that you’re already losing yourself with each precious nursing moment. 2. Less hassle without […]

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  • 5 Annoying Things People Without Kids Tell Parents

    5 Annoying Things People Without Kids Tell Parents

    Parenting sure is a lot harder than most people think it is. You can tell a soon-to-be parent about all of the hardships that come with it, but her new role as a mom still welcomes a whole lot of challenges that she’s never faced before. I’m sure any parent would agree that you don’t know true hardship if you’re haven’t tried raising children. That said, it probably also irks them when someone without kids complains about how difficult life is for them. Seriously, you should […]

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  • 4 Things You Should Avoid Doing With Your Newborn

    4 Things You Should Avoid Doing With Your Newborn

    Newborns are precious and incredibly fragile. There are a lot of obvious things that you shouldn’t do to a newborn baby, but there are still a couple that new and expectant parents have to be informed about in order to keep their tiny bundle of joy safe and sound. Here are the 4 things you should not to with your newborn: 1. Let him sleep on his tummy One of the most serious things that you should be warned about is […]

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  • 5 Ways Your Touch Improves Your Baby’s Development

    5 Ways Your Touch Improves Your Baby’s Development

    In this day and age, more and more parents are ditching old school ways of parenting and investing more time and effort in practicing something that’s been around for a pretty long time: attachment parenting. What does it mean when you practice attachment parenting? From the key word attachment, it literally means being around more and allowing the baby cling to mom for longer periods of time, even when the baby is not crying or demanding for anything. Older generations usually raise […]

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