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Making Bath Time More Enjoyable – 15 Tips

Making Bath Time More Enjoyable Bath time can be daunting for new parents, but the good news is that it doesn’t have to be.  With these tips and a little planning, bath time with you newborn will be much more enjoyable and less stressful! 1) Sponge bathe baby until their umbilical cord stump has fallen Read more about Making Bath Time More Enjoyable – 15 Tips[…]

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Understanding Infant Sleep – 3 things every new parent needs to know

Babies are born earth side with little concept of night and day and often have little remorse for new sleep deprived parents.  The following are three important factors to help new parents understand their infant’s sleep.   Circadian rhythms are not developed in infants at birth Newborn sleep is not governed by strong circadian rhythms. Read more about Understanding Infant Sleep – 3 things every new parent needs to know[…]

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5 must have baby items

There are so many products on the market for babies today, it can be really overwhelming for new parents to know which ones they really need. Today, I’m going to share with you my 5 must have items that will make your journey into parenthood easier. I will note that these items are in addition Read more about 5 must have baby items[…]

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Preparing for Your Baby’s Birth – Packing Hospital Bags and Last Minute To-Do’s

Congratulations! You’re in the final stretch. Your baby(ies) will be here soon! Now is the time to make sure you have your bags packed for the hospital and any final last minute to-dos taken care of. Most hospitals will have a 24-hour observation period for a healthy singleton and a 48-hour observation period for healthy Read more about Preparing for Your Baby’s Birth – Packing Hospital Bags and Last Minute To-Do’s[…]

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Reasons Your Baby Isn’t Sleeping (Parents Magazine)

While in Washington DC earlier this year my clients came across this article in Parents magazine. I thought it was worth sharing because it think it’s important for new parents to keep a light heart and remember that their baby may not always know what they need. Even as a Newborn Care Specialist (the professional), Read more about Reasons Your Baby Isn’t Sleeping (Parents Magazine)[…]

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Reflux, Colic and a Witching Hour – Oh My!

I was recently called to help a third time mom who really wanted some help sorting through a few things. Her little one was about 3 weeks when she contacted me. He was eating nearly every hour and she was spending another roughly 6+ hours per day trying to get her baby to sleep for Read more about Reflux, Colic and a Witching Hour – Oh My![…]

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8 Things to Know When Hiring A Baby Nurse

Congratulations! You are currently expecting or have recently just had your little one. Getting to this point may have been easy or unexpected. Or, it may have been a huge struggle filled with fertility and IVF treatments, surrogacy and challenges that possibly took years to achieve. Regardless of your journey to this point, you are Read more about 8 Things to Know When Hiring A Baby Nurse[…]