While newborn babies are adorable and utterly amazing, those bundles of joy bring changes to life at home. One particular change many parents struggle with is having a comfy and safe rest area for baby—within easy reach and visibility—every time they move to a new room in the house, completing day-to-day tasks as they go. Laundry, bed making, working-from-home, cooking...all of these are done in different rooms, sometimes in completely different areas of the house. Repeating this process in each room means extra time and extra work.
Taya Griffin | International Board Certifed Lactation Consultant
If you’re a breastfeeding mother, you may have heard Lactation Consultants or natural health practitioners mention, “galactogouges.” It’s a mouthful based on the Greek word for milk (gala or galaktos), covering substances that help increase milk flow in breastfeeding mothers. Galactogouges can be milk making foods, herbs and even medications.
Whether you’re in your first trimester or about ready to deliver, making sure you have safe, natural solutions to common pregnancy concerns can be a life saver. Many women are confused about what’s actually safe for their growing fetus and what should be avoided. Here are the top pregnancy complaints I’m asked about, and natural remedies that you can count on for each.
Giving gifts is almost as fun as getting them – and baby shower gifts are no exception. Finding the perfect gift for any new mom-to-be means hunting through adorable booties, onesies, and of course – some more practical items. To help you on your hunt, we’ve rounded up the 10 best baby shower gift ideas that are sure to delight expecting parents.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle as a parent can be challenging. It’s hard to find the time to exercise while juggling all your other responsibilities. The solution? Find ways to stay fit with your baby in tow. Here are a few ideas to get you started!
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When you have a second child (or two at the same time!), it can definitely feel a little bit overwhelming. Two children to care for, two littles to feed, bathe and clothe and two monsters to take places. TOGETHER...