I have a confession. I am not looking to spark any controversy, but I’ve got to get it off my chest.
I despise processed meals such as Gerber Graduate Entrées, I called them Lean Cuisine for babies. I actually don’t have a problem with Lean Cuisine meals. Adults can make their own “culinary” choices, that’s totally fine.
But for babies? That is . . . → Read More: Lean Cuisine for Babies?
Recommended uses of hospital swaddling blankets, in that order:
to swaddle your newborn
to shield your furniture and carpet from your newborn’s projectile feces
to burp your baby
to serve as a sleep positioner in the crib
to elevate the mattress in the crib (got reflux?)
to support your baby’s wobbly head in the car seat
to serve as backup bib when you’re behind with . . . → Read More: The versatility of hospital swaddling blankets
When I was pregnant with my first (and so far only!) child, I was told to look into cord blood banking.
Not something that I had ever heard of, because it is not something that is heavily marketed in France and even to this day, it’s not something that is readily available — my sister who lives . . . → Read More: When marketing fools new moms
I’ve thought about this so much ever since I gave birth to my son, it’s time to share…
First off, nursing does not come easy. Breastfeeding is awesome for baby, it’s not always awesome for the mom. Hopefully a lot of moms eventually get there, but it takes 1) time, 2) practice, and 3) strong will.
I knew from the start . . . → Read More: Nursing: What to expect as a new mom