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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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  • 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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  • 4 Biggest Myths About Home Pregnancy Tests (And The Truth Behind Them)

    4 Biggest Myths About Home Pregnancy Tests (And The Truth Behind Them)

    Many women, especially younger ones, consider talking about pregnancy tests taboo. As a result, it’s natural for them to be a little clueless about it. Yes, you pee on the stick and wait for the line/s to appear, but surely there are other questions that you may have about this 19th century invention. Is it okay to use it right after intercourse? Can it tell if I’m having a girl or a boy? These are completely legitimate questions that any woman […]

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  • 4 Kinds Of Tantrums And How To Deal With Them

    4 Kinds Of Tantrums And How To Deal With Them

    Tantrums are notorious for making your child’s toddler years both difficult and unforgettable. No parent will ever be lucky enough to raise a child without having to deal with lots of them as throwing tantrums is the only way that children under 3 know how to react to strong emotions and learn how to communicate with the world better. We all really have to be prepared (and with solutions!) in order to get through them as quickly and easily as possible. Therefore, […]

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  • 7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 2)

    7 Things You Need To Know Before Weaning Your Child From Breastfeeding (Part 2)

    (Read the first part of this article HERE.) Weaning your child off the breast is (and should be) a personal, well-informed decision. Many moms wean their babies early or stopped pursuing it in order to go back to work while others waited until the child stopped on his own. Only the mother and the child would know when it is time. A breastfeeding advocate like myself wouldn’t dare give advice about stopping your child from nursing, but it’s also important that you take […]

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