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how to prevent stretch marks during pregnancy
Those pesky stretch marks can start popping up as early as in your first trimester. If you lucky you can get all the way to your third trimester before seeing any. If you are super lucky you may not get any! (wish that was my case lol) Stretch marks can't always be prevented. I like to call them my "mommy...
Ilove this time of the year (besides the cold)! The food and the time spent with loved one makes everything so special. What can make it even more special is celebrating your baby's first Christmas! Last Christmas our little girl was only a few months old, but this year she will be one and a half which makes Christmas time even...
when can a newborn go outside in the summer, when can i take my newborn out for a walk, when can i take my newborn out to a restaurant, when to take a newborn out in public, How Long Should I Wait Before Taking My Newborn Out In Public
This exact question ran through my head when my daughter was a newborn. I think it does for most moms who are about to have a newborn or have one currently. Even though your newborn is teeny and fragile there is no reason to keep them cooped up inside all day. Your newborn may even like all the different sounds outside...
Suffering from back pain, pelvic pain, hip pain, and any other pain during pregnancy is the worst! During pregnancy, we think mostly about what baby needs and sometimes forget ourselves. It is important to take care of yourself during pregnancy as well so that you don't find yourself even more stressed and in pain. If you are in a lot of...
how to produce more breast milk fast, how to increase breast milk production fast, how to increase my breast milk supply fast
Let me first start off by saying that a decrease in milk supply is not permanent. When I was nursing my daughter there were 4-5 times where I did not have enough milk for night time feedings. Luckily I pumped so she was able to sort of take a bottle of breastmilk but after applying a few of these methods below I...
When you are expecting a new little addition to your family you get a lot of wanted and unwanted parenting advice. Not to mention the list of must-haves you need to get. When I was pregnant I would get at least 3-5 different parenting advice, tips, and truths. Many I took to heart and others not so much. Being pregnant the focus...
middle names for boys, unique middle names boy, one syllable boy middle names, two syllable boy middle names, uncommon 2 syllable boy names
Naming your baby is truly a fun and exciting experience. You make a list of names you and daddy to be both like as you narrow it down to one name. Ofter parents focus on the first name and don't pay attention to the middle name. A middle name can make or break the entire name so there is...
hospital bag checklist for mom and baby, what to pack in hospital bag for mom, what to pack in hospital bag for winter baby, hospital bag checklist for mom and baby,
Packing your hospital bags can one of the most stressful things (besides knowing the fact that you're about to have a baby soon!) No matter if you are having a baby in the winter, spring, summer or fall you don't want to be running back and forth getting items that you forgot. Hopefully, by now you have completed your third-trimester...
adjusting to life with a newborn, adjusting to life after having a baby, adjusting to being a new mom,
The day my baby was born was surreal! There is nothing like holding your baby for the first time. When my daughter was placed in my arms for the first time I couldn't believe that she was mine and that she was finally in my arms. While it is amazing to have your first child motherhood also comes with a...
newborn must haves, newborn must haves for first time moms, newborn essentials
When I was doing research on what I needed to get for my baby I was shocked at how much a tiny little human needs! I didn't think I was actually going to use it all and surprisingly enough I used everything I bought! Don't be surprised if it seems like you are getting a lot because when your baby...