Introducing A Bottle to Your Breastfed Baby

Posted on: April 17, 2019 | Babies, Feeding, Motherhood

“My baby won’t take a bottle.” “What is the best bottle for my baby?” “When do I start introducing a bottle?” “My baby has nipple confusion!” First, stop…take a breath. There’s a lot going and too much to navigate right now. Feeding one’s baby has become such a stressor, that in times of distress we have to take the time to destress. There are some things we know for certain: . . .

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B: Body, Beautiful

Posted on: April 14, 2019 | Body, Motherhood

It’s your’s. The dark lines of triumph or defeat forming on each side. The bumps, creases, and crevices of shapes finding their way onto new places. Newly found self-confidence or self-consciousness…it’s your body, and all yours. Your body is growing a baby! As young girls, we are taught that our bodies are our temples. They are to be respected, cherished, and loved. As teenagers we explore our bodies, we examine . . .

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I Carried My Baby for More Than 9 Months.

Posted on: April 7, 2019 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Information, Motherhood, Parenting

Babywearing, the art and act of wearing a baby in a carrier or secured structure. The art of babywearing dates back before there was written record. Cultures and communities adapted this method of transporting their offspring for a variety of reasons and utilized a myriad of materials. From the Native Americans to African cultures to the Latin countries and beyond. You see them online. Your friends have raved about it . . .

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4 Cornerstones To a Relationship After Baby

Posted on: March 19, 2019 | Famillies, Friendship, Information, Love, Parenting, Relationships

Communication. Respect. Trust. Forgiveness. The 4 cornerstones for any successful relationship. These four are especially vital during the 1st year of welcoming a baby into your family. According to Relationship Research Institute in Seattle, Washington, 13% of marriages end in divorce and 39% of living together relationships end within the first 5 years of having a baby . (www.babble.com/breakingupafterbaby) Considering that 40-50% of U.S marriages end in divorce; knowing that . . .

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A: Afterbirth!

Posted on: March 15, 2019 | Uncategorized

A is for Afterbirth. Afterbirth is the placenta and the tissue and blood after delivery of a baby. The placenta is what has kept a fetus nourished and growing in utero. The afterbirth can be quite overwhelming and can also be quite beautiful. When thinking of an animal giving birth, we know that the mother often results in cleaning off the offspring by ingesting the placenta and membranes. Which brings . . .

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