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The best remedies for teething (natural teething remedies!)

Baby Health

Baby teething pain is terrible and can seem so much worse at night. Knowing the best remedies for teething that work for your baby can make all the difference in the world.

How to choose a midwife
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3 things to know before you choose a midwife


More and more of our girlfriends are choosing a midwife instead of a doctor during pregnancy and for childbirth, both at home and in a hospital.

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3 things to know before you hire a doula


Whether it’s your first or fifth baby, there are many reasons to hire a doula for support! Having a doula was important to me leading up to, during and after childbirth because of my man’s work schedule.

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Baby essentials (6 months and beyond)

Baby Health

It is truly remarkable how quickly time flies and babies grow. In the blink of an eye your baby will develop from a little bundle in your arms to running around and getting into everything!  

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Baby essentials (0-5 months)

Baby Health

Keeping things organized has always been important to me but pregnancy intensified my urge to systemize every room in the house, from the pantry to the nursery. I was also unable to resist the urge to clean and put away all of the basic baby things I’d accumulated weeks before my due date. The closer to the end of pregnancy, the greater the urge to nest! 

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3 things to create a consistent bedtime routine for children

Children's Health

I can still remember my three boys were all under the age of 4 and putting them to bed. Developing and following a consistent feeding and sleep routine was an absolute necessity (mostly to preserve my sanity!). Even though my boys are older now, our bedtime schedule hasn’t changed very much. Me being out of […]

best vitamins during pregnancy
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What vitamins should I take during pregnancy?


While nothing beats a well-balanced diet, there are a few supplements that may help provide the extra nutrients needed for growing a healthy baby.

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5 necessities for quicker perineal healing after childbirth


To say that childbirth isn’t easy understates it. So is saying that the after-effects aren’t sexy. A girlfriend once described the feeling after delivering her 10-pound baby as being like her insides were hanging out, which probably wasn’t too far from the truth!  

Even without experiencing perineal tearing, the swelling and bruising caused by childbirth can range from uncomfortable to excruciatingly painful. It can take weeks, months, or even years to heal physically and emotionally from the trauma. 

Here are our top five tips for postpartum comfort and perineal healing.

Sleep is so important but the optimal amount is different for each family member.
It depends on age and other factors.
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Starting with babies (newborn to one year),
toddlers, preschoolers, school aged
children, teens and adults.

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