Postnatal Care

Postnatal care for mom and baby from emotional and mental to physical well-being


    Congratulations! After 9+ months you’ve finally met your little bundle of joy. You’re ready to settle into your new “normal” only that new normal feels utterly chaotic. How can you seamlessly transition from a crying newborn to an engaging, smiling 4-month-old?  It’s called a perfect Fourth Trimester.  The Fourth Trimester: Yes, It Does Exist! Let’s discuss what it is, how it...

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TOP 5 RIGHT CAR SEAT SAFETY CHECKS

    I have a love / hate relationship with car seats. Why? I LOVE the protection and safety they afford our little ones. But I HATE that there are a million to choose from and that the best type for your child may change as your child grows. There is one brand that checks most boxes and comes the closest to a universal seat …more on that later.   For now, let’s focus on making sure the car seat we’ve...

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7 Must Read Books for Expecting Moms

    I’m a book lover. And I research topics to no end when I want to make sure to have accurate information. As a mom, I’ve found certain books to be lifesavers for certain seasons of motherhood.   The following list of 7 books are a must read for any expecting moms, whether it’s her first or her umpteenth baby.   I’m going to present each book in a sequential order. So consider reading book...

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    I’m finally back from hiatus.  As I mentioned to readers, I had to take some time for various reasons to focus on my family and my health.  And now I can reveal a major reason…drum roll anyone? I’m pregnant! After multiple miscarriages, I’m hoping that this will be my rainbow baby to join my four and six-year-old. I almost feel like I’m starting all over again. So this series is as...

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This series has received a lot of interest on Pinterest which tells me that most moms want a routine that is good for their baby and preserves their sanity! Since I started this series, I’ve also seen pins from some who state why they don’t sleep train their children. It’s obvious a controversy over sleep training continues to exist.  Let me take a moment to reassure all you parents, that the...

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    Not all agree on sleep training.  Some parents say you must let your child determine when and where they are going to sleep, perhaps they are afraid of becoming regimented to the point that they are no longer in tune with their baby’s unique needs.  Other parents may not navigate the day without a pinpointed schedule that tells them when to feed their child, and when their child should nap; perhaps they...

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