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 […]


5 Reasons Your Baby Wants to Breastfeed AGAIN

Monday, September 25, 2017 By Meg Nagle
5 Reasons Your Baby Wants to Breastfeed AGAIN | Baby Chick

“Do you think he is just breastfeeding for comfort?” “My mother told me that surely he doesn’t need to breastfeed so frequently.” “Why is my baby breastfeeding so much in the late afternoon? Is my supply low?” Working as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), I have heard mothers ask these questions all the […]


Exersaucers: When and When NOT to Use Them

Friday, September 15, 2017 By Aimee Ketchum
Exersaucers: When and When NOT to Use Them | Baby Chick

Exersaucers . . . modern day miracle or menace? Thank goodness they have replaced the terrifying walkers that were flying down stairs, allowing babies to reach stove tops, and running over everyone’s toes. Some stores still sell walkers, but please look the other way and pretend you don’t even see them. They have been completely […]


What are Lip Tie and Tongue Tie?

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 By Cheyenne Bell
What are Lip Tie and Tongue Tie? | Baby Chick

Don’t ever let anyone tell you breastfeeding is easy. It’s not. It may be natural and it may be a good thing, but it is not something that either you or your baby inherently knows how to do perfectly from the start. It is a learned art form and both you and your new baby […]


Tooth Decay: What are Nursing Caries?

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 By Ratna Bajpai
Tooth Decay: What is Nursing Caries? | Baby Chick

It’s been a while since the “magic of motherhood” overwhelmed you, and you’re still on the roller coaster. In fact, there are days when you feel as if you’ve gone through the spin cycle of your washing machine. Your body clock says it’s one time, but the wall clock says it’s another! Amidst all the chaos, […]