Prenatal & Newborn

Prenatal tips for the mom-to-be, pregnant mom. Get fertility tips, exercise & diet tips, birth plan tips, and more! Newborn tips including nursing and managing colic.


    We’ve all been there: your little one cries in the night, you rush in to console and find their body hot to the touch. You attempt to take their temperature but in discomfort, they wiggle and squirm. Finally, after several attempts, you get a reading of 101° or was it 102°? Because you’ve learned a temperature under the armpit is typically off by a degree or two, you really begin to feel...

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    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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Day 3 Method: Baby Shower

Day 3 Method: Baby Shower


Posted By on Oct 3, 2015

  I have a lot of exciting and helpful information to cover today.  Per my 31-day writing challenge today’s topic or tip as it relates to the letters of the Alphabet brings me to the letter:   B   for Baby Shower   Just about any party is fun to prepare for, and even more fun to attend.  A Baby Shower has its own sweetness attached to it that no other party or shower compares to.  And there are so...

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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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