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Support for Moms Breastfeeding in Physically Demanding Jobs

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 By Jennifer Jordan
Support for Moms Breastfeeding in Physically Demanding Jobs | Baby Chick

Women with infants and children make up the fastest-growing segment of the labor force, with 58.6% of those working moms having infants under the age of one. As gender roles diversify, more women are entering physically demanding positions with construction companies, police forces, warehouses, and more. As a result, they face unique challenges while attempting […]

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16 Products for Your Baby’s Diaper Bag

Thursday, August 23, 2018 By Nina Spears
16 Things You Need In your Baby's Diaper Bag | Baby Chick

I received these products as a trial in exchange for an honest review.  All images are taken by Creative Clicks Photography As a postpartum doula, I’ve helped a lot of moms put together their diaper bag. I let them know what they need and don’t need when they’re on the go with baby. You don’t […]

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Preparing to Breastfeed: 5 Crucial Steps to Take

Friday, August 17, 2018 By Meg Nagle
Preparing to Breastfeed: 5 Crucial Steps to Take | Baby Chick

When I was pregnant with my first, I spent A LOT of time reading. Now, this was 15 years ago back in the cave men days before Facebook, before the glossy breastfeeding photos on Instagram…and yes. Twitter didn’t even exist. #yupimveryold So yes, this meant I read books, magazines, and grilled my mother with questions. […]

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Breastfeeding: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Thursday, August 16, 2018 By Nina Spears
Breastfeeding: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Bamboobies but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. Breastfeeding. This word conjures up so many different emotions in people. When some people hear it they think of the most magical, rewarding and fulfilling time with their littles, and others think […]

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8 Surprising (but Normal) Things You May Notice About Your Newborn

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
8 Surprising (but Normal) Things You May Notice About Your Newborn | Baby Chick

We think we are prepared. The onesies are washed and put away in the drawers, the nursery is painted and ready, and the car seat is installed in the backseat, but once that baby comes, we realize just how much we don’t know! Here are a few tips about newborns so you are not caught […]

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7 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Recovering From Childbirth

Monday, August 13, 2018 By Candace Alnaji
7 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Recovering From Childbirth | Baby Chick

Childbirth is one of the most monumental events of a woman’s life. It is physically, emotionally, and mentally exhausting even under the best of circumstances. When it’s over, the work doesn’t end there. In fact, it has only just begun, and it continues through an even more exhausting, challenging, and life altering phase: life with […]

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How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back Besides Just Diet and Exercise

Saturday, August 11, 2018 By Nina Spears
How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back Besides Just Diet and Exercise | Baby Chick

Any woman who has given birth can tell you that the feeling of a squishy belly after several months of a firm belly feels a little weird. All of those months of your baby and uterus growing, your skin stretching, and your hips widening takes a toll on your body. Those first few days postpartum […]

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Bamboob-zled: Anthem & Blue Cross Blue Shield Cuts Breast Pump Funding

Friday, August 10, 2018 By Lauren Ramirez
Bamboob-zled: Anthem & Blue Cross Blue Shield Cuts Breast Pump Funding | Baby Chick

Breast pumps are an incredibly vital tool for many mothers: those who return to work after baby, those whose baby has difficulty latching, and some who simply cannot breastfeed (or do not desire to, and that’s okay!) but still want their baby to receive the liquid gold that is breastmilk. It is common knowledge that […]

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10 Tips to Conquer the first Month of Breastfeeding and Beyond

Thursday, August 9, 2018 By Quinn Kelly
10 Tips to Conquer the first Month of Breastfeeding and Beyond | Baby Chick

Breastfeeding. A topic full of thoughts and emotions for pregnant women. Do you… tear up with joy when dreaming of its future sweetness? Feel fear when thinking how it might hurt or not work out? Or just feel anxious when considering the logistics of getting it all figured out? Regardless if you are the mom […]

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7 Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Contact with Newborns

Thursday, August 9, 2018 By Nina Spears
7 Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Contact with Newborns | Baby Chick

Newborn baby smell… It’s totally addicting. Ask pretty much every new mom (or any woman ever), and she will tell you the same thing. As soon as you see and smell your little one, all you want to do is cuddle them close and breathe them in. *sigh* It’s normal to have that instinct to bring baby […]

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