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Did you pump so much milk that you now have a freezer full of breast milk and don’t know what to do with it? So often I read about moms tossing out hundreds and thousands of ounces of breast milk. Stop right there! Don’t toss out all that hard work. Put that milk to use! Here are 10 things you can do with frozen breast milk. 10 Things to Do with Frozen Breast Milk 1. Feed your...

We recently shared a great holiday gift guide for little boys, and now we have our holiday gift guide for little girls! There are so many cute things out there that it was hard to choose, but we think these ideas will be a big hit. Here's what we recommend considering adding to your holiday shopping list. :) Gift Ideas: Under $50 1 | Melissa and Doug Pretend Food Set ($13) I remember playing "house" all the time as a...

Marijuana During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently published a study about the effects of marijuana on babies because marijuana has been found to be one of the most commonly used substances during pregnancy in the United States. Who uses Marijuana during pregnancy? With an increase in legalization of marijuana in many states, some pregnant moms are turning to the drug for relief of nausea associated with early pregnancy. Statistics vary significantly among different...

Many people think that boys can be hard to shop for, but we certainly don't think so! There are so many fun products out there, both old and new, that would make amazing Christmas presents for the little boys in your life. If you're feeling a bit stumped on what to get, here's our holiday gift guide for little boys. Gift Ideas Under $50 1 | Marvel Super Hero Cape Set ($24) What kid doesn't love to dress up and...

Pregnancy brings a lot of changes: changes to your lifestyle, your home, and even your career and relationships. But quite possibly the biggest are those body changes during pregnancy. Everyone knows the obvious change of a baby bump, but what many people don’t know is that each and every day, your inner organs and functions are constantly changing, growing or altering their functions to accommodate you and baby. If you are pregnant, looking to become pregnant,...

The holidays are here! And if you recently welcomed a new little member to your family, you're probably looking for a few things to make baby's first Christmas extra special. This our Baby's First Christmas Gift Guide! And this list is sure to help create even more special memories with your baby during the holiday season. 1 | Christmas Pajamas ($15 - $35) Getting new pajamas is a holiday tradition for many families. Find a pair that is...

Did you know that you can ask to set up consultations with perspective pediatricians? This will give you the opportunity to see if you like the office and staff, too! We highly encourage you to ask the questions we list in this podcast to make sure that you have found the doctor who's the best fit for your family. You can either get out a notebook or click here for a printable version of our...

Swelling is the accumulation of fluid in the tissues. It happens often during pregnancy because the body produces about 50 percent more blood and body fluids to meet the needs of a developing baby. Sluggish circulation (as baby grows so does the uterus, which impacts the return of blood to the heart) mixed with normal pregnancy water retention that comes from changing hormones is common during pregnancy and can cause swelling in the hands and feet...

As a first time mother to a baby born during the winter time, you may be worried about how to properly dress baby in the winter. If you’re anything like me, you’ll spend hours researching things to place on your registry. You’ll soon realize, however, that much of what’s hanging in your newborn's closet is not needed. When shopping for an infant, go for practical over cute--especially when dressing baby in the winter! Tips for Dressing...

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