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Should I use cloth or disposable diapers?

Cloth and disposable diapers each have their pros and cons. You may be trying to decide which type of diaper is best for your family. Below we have compiled the positives and negatives of each type. Keep reading to find out which type is best for you and your family’s needs!   Disposable Diapers: Positives:

Ideas for Playing with Baby

| babies, baby, parenting

Babies are constantly growing and learning new skills. This can make it tricky to come up with new ways to play and engage with them. Playing and engaging with babies is not only fun, but it is also good for their development. Babies learn a lot from copying the things that their loved ones do.…

How can I support my loved one throughout pregnancy, birth, and postpartum?

There are plenty of things that you can do to support your pregnant loved one whether you are a spouse, partner, family member or friend. Pregnant women need support during pregnancy and birth, and after baby arrives. Look below to get ideas for how you can support your pregnant loved one!   Offering Support during

When Should I Introduce Solid Foods?

| baby, baby safety, food

As your baby grows, they will slowly switch from only eating breastmilk or formula to eating some solid foods. This switch will happen over a few months. At first, introducing solids to your baby is about teaching them to chew and swallow. Eventually, babies start to gain nutritional benefit from the new foods. The American…

My baby is struggling to sleep. What can I do?

It can be tricky to get your baby to sleep. Every baby has their own unique sleep schedule and routine. You might have one baby that sleeps through the night and another that wakes up every hour. When your baby does not sleep, it can start to wear you down. There is no perfect answer

An Introduction to Baby Wearing

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Baby wearing is the practice of carrying a baby with a wrap or device that leaves your arms and hands free. Parents find baby wearing has many benefits for their child and themselves when done safely. Keep reading if you want to learn more!    Benefits of Baby Wearing  Soothes and comforts the baby  Allows…

How can I take care of myself after birth?

Life after birth can be a very exciting time! You have welcomed your new baby into the world and are ready to start your journey as a family. As you enter this time of change, you will notice that your body and emotions are changing too. These changes can be scary and new, but there

Take Advantage of Summer Produce

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The summer is a great time to take advantage of fresh fruits and veggies. Fruits and veggies are a good source of vitamins and minerals that you need to keep you and your baby healthy. They can also be quite refreshing in the heat of summer. It can be tricky to find fresh fruit and…

What is Morning Sickness?

Morning sickness is nausea and vomiting that you may have during pregnancy. Morning sickness can occur at any time of day and it can last for more than just a few hours. For most women, morning sickness ends around 16-20 weeks (about 4 and a half months) in pregnancy. For some women it can last

What is a Certified Nurse Midwife?

A certified nurse midwife (CNM) gives primary healthcare to women from youth to menopause. They often focus on family planning and gynecological health. This includes care before getting pregnant (conception), during pregnancy and birth, and after having a baby. A CNM can act as your medical provider throughout pregnancy and birth, and help you decide

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