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How to Tell That Your Breastfed Baby is Thriving

 | September 14, 2018 | Posted by:

At first thought, breastfeeding seems like it should be a breeze; the most natural thing in the world. After Baby is born, you might find that it’s a more time consuming job than you thought it would be.

It can seem irritating at times to have to nurse so frequently (little tummies only hold a little milk!), but it can be an unforeseen gift in giving you the time you need to sit down and rest.

Breastfeeding is possibly the first way we second guess ourselves as new moms; wondering if Baby is getting enough. Each baby is different, with needs as unique as they are. Some babies will take forever to get their fill. Others will eat quickly and be done. Take each one as they come, embracing the differences.

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4 All-Natural Hand Sanitizers for Kids

 | September 11, 2018 | Posted by:

Seasons are changing and while we love the cooler weather that pushes down, it brings with it runny noses, scratchy throats, and fatigue.

With that in mind we thought it would be a great time to give you a great list of alternatives to the normal hand sanitizer we send with our children. They can be so harsh on their sensitive skin, and can do more harm than good sometimes.

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3 Homemade Popsicle Recipes

 | August 13, 2018 | Posted by:

School has started, but it’s still hot outside. Sometimes  the only thing that sounds good for that after school snack is something cool.

Here are some fun homemade popsicle recipes to keep the little people in your life coming back for more!

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3 Ways to Reduce Swelling During Pregnancy

 | March 22, 2018 | Posted by:

The third trimester of pregnancy brings many things. Cravings, trouble turning over in the middle of the night, waddling…..

But probably the most irritating of these issues is a little thing called swelling.

Swelling is caused by an increased fluid and blood volume (up to 50%), but can be managed by paying attention to 3 simple things:

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What to Eat During Pregnancy: Seafood

 | November 21, 2017 | Posted by:

We’re taking a look at twelve superfoods for pregnancy. In this series we will be unpacking some of the most nutrient-dense foods so that you can give yourself and your baby the healthiest pregnancy possible.

According to  “The Healthy Pregnancy Book”  by William Sears, MD and his wife Martha Sears, RN one of the best foods you can eat during pregnancy is safe seafood. Their research shows that “mothers who eat more safe seafood or take omega-3 fish oil supplements during pregnancy and for three months after delivery:

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