10 Ways to Treat Engorgement and Sore/Cracked Nipples

Monday, October 16, 2017 By Nina Spears

Breastfeeding can be tough. For some women and babies, it’s a skill that’s picked up easily, naturally and quickly. But for many mothers–if not the majority–they don’t have that experience. There’s a lot of tears and growing pains. Both literally and figuratively. Learning how to get a good, deep latch takes time. I tell my […]


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

Friday, October 13, 2017 By Aimee Ketchum
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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 […]


40 Weeks: A Reflection on Pregnancy

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 By Nina Spears
40 Weeks: A Reflection on Pregnancy | Baby Chick

Today is my estimated due date (EDD). I am officially 40 weeks pregnant! Where has the time gone? And why do I still not have a baby in my arms?! haha! Sometimes it feels like it’s taken forever to get to this point (especially this final month of pregnancy), but other times it feels like […]


Top 5 Essential Oils for the First Trimester

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 By Hannah Crews
Top 5 Essential Oils for the First Trimester | Baby Chick

Using essential oils while pregnant is a topic that is widely discussed. Many people have different opinions on the matter – however, thousands upon thousands of women around the world use essential oils during pregnancy, and have for centuries. After having two babies and using essential oils throughout both of my pregnancies (especially during the […]


What is a Blessingway?

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 By Nina Spears
What is a Blessingway? | Baby Chick

Everyone has heard of a baby shower, but have you heard of a blessingway? They aren’t as common as baby showers in the United States, but we feel they are just as wonderful and beneficial for the mother-to-be. Maybe even more so. And luckily they are becoming more popular. So, what is a blessingway? A […]