This article covers nipple confusion and why bottles should be avoided for the first 6-8 weeks to promote exclusive breastfeeding. Already have a nipple confused baby? This article gives things to try to get your baby back on the boob.
Breastfeeding tips for the newborn baby, everything you need to know about breastfeeding a newborn. How to get a good latch, how to notice hunger cues, what to track with your newborn, and information about when your milk comes in.
Going back to work after maternity leave is a difficult time for all mothers. In addition to possible depression, they also have to navigate pumping and storing breastmilk to nourish their little ones. This article covers everything to help ease the transition back to work as a nursing mother.
This post covers how long you should pump, how much milk you can pump, when you should start storing breastmilk, and breastmilk storage guidelines. Everything you need to know that deals with pumping and storing expressed milk.
Getting your breastfed baby to take a bottle can be tricky. This post contains tips and tricks to introduce baby to a bottle and covers pace feeding, the most effective way to introduce baby to bottle when you have to go back to work or be away from your baby.
17 weeks pregnant update. Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. In week 17, we discuss when you can feel the baby move, Valentine’s Day with a toddler, preparing to breastfeed a newborn and you see Trina’s 17 weeks pregnant belly.
How to increase milk supply? This article covers everything that nursing moms need to know to overcome a low milk supply. This post answers questions like “When does my milk come in” and “How often should I feed baby?” so that your breastfeeding relationship can start off on the right foot.
Trying to conceive? This article contains 9 tips to help you get pregnant. This covers commons issues which may cause infertility so that you can get pregnant fast. Specifically, Alli discusses her experience with PCOS and how diet change helped her conceive.
16 weeks pregnant update. Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. In week 16, we discuss baby showers and baby registries, planning a babymoon and Valentine’s Day with a toddler, and you see Trina’s 16 weeks pregnant belly.
15 weeks pregnant update. Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. In week 15, we discuss the AFP test to check for spina bifida, we reveal the gender to family, we crave nothing but sugar and you see Trina’s 15 weeks pregnant belly.
Are birth classes necessary? This post provides perspectives on whether prenatal childbirth classes really help expecting parents during labor and delivery. Alli took three birth classes, Trina and Cole took none, here we tell our story.
14 weeks pregnant update. Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week baby bump updates. In week 14, we find out the gender, morning sickness fades as we enter the second trimester, we discuss nutrition during pregnancy and you see Trina’s 14 weeks pregnant belly.
Childbirth classes are a helpful way for you to feel educated and prepared to go into labor. However, finding a class that you like and can commit to going to can feel impossible. That’s why I found and reviewed four amazing online childbirth classes available to fit your lifestyle, needs, and birth wishes.
13 weeks pregnant update. Follow Trina’s pregnancy with week-by-week updates. In week 13, we discuss morning sickness, gender reveal ideas, pregnancy symptoms and you see Trina’s 13 weeks pregnant belly.
Pregnancy is often a time centered around the birthing mama. Right from the beginning, you and baby start to bond as baby grows inside you. You are instantly so connected to your tiny being and, if you are like me, eager for your spouse to join in and feel equally as excited about this new little life that will soon be joining you. I know that in the beginning it was challenging for my husband to bond with N while she was still in my belly…
As the countdown to your due date goes from months, to weeks, to days you are likely becoming filled to the brim with anticipation and desire to be completely ready for the big day. A key component to feeling ready for your baby’s birth is having a bag ready for the hospital…