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Favorite Baby Shower Gifts

I’m a research junky, so I thought I knew exactly what I needed. In general, I was right (check out my Breastfeeding Essentials List, Newborn Essentials List and Favorite Items for Feeding Baby).  But luckily, some other savvy moms knew

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My Favorite Green Cleaning Supplies

In my quest to have a green home (or at least as green as possible), I’ve tried out MANY different types of green cleaning supplies. Some have worked, some definitely have not.  Here is my list of green cleaning supplies

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Baby care essentials

Emery Boards – You’ll be amazed at how fast those little claws can grow. I really like the travel size ones so I can put them in my diaper bag. Soft Hair Brush Shampoo/body soap – I have really sensitive

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Cocyntal

Before heading off on our vacation I was in search of a way to bring gripe water easily on the trip without it spoiling. And then I came across Cocyntal by Boiron. What is Cocyntal you might ask? It is

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Milestones: 2 months

Yesterday’s Post-Partum class topic was on milestones (I remembered when I saw an email talking about milestones).  Since my DS is not quite 3 months, I’ll be discussing the 2 month developmental milestones today. Smiles – This is the big

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Crying, crying and then more crying

I receive a bunch of emails talking about where my baby is this week (see references below). Today, the first one I decided to read today was from the Yale-New Haven hospital newsletter.  It said… Babies can cry a lot,

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Autism, Vaccines & Pitocin

I took a parenting & birthing class while I was pregnant.  I had done some research on Autism, Vaccines and Pitocin so I typed it up for my classmates.  Because this was a hand out I didn’t include the references,

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Emery Boards Only

For the past few days my son has been quite needy. That’s okay – I’m prepared to be the mother of a needy child. However, it does make trimming his nails quite difficult. He was born with long finger nails.

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Breastfeeding Essentials List

Continuing on with my essentials lists, here are breastfeeding essentials.  **Pregnant Moms:  don’t forget to add these items to your baby registry!** My Brest Friend Pillow – I still can’t figure out why the Boppy is still so popular because

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Do you really need to wash your hands before handling a baby?

it really is important for people to wash their hands before they touch a baby under 1 year of age. Newborns and small infants have underdeveloped immune systems.

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