Breastfeeding is a complex issue. On one hand, it’s what our bodies are made to do, and our babies come out designed to make it work. However, there are so many nuances, potential issues, and even just basic understand of how it works versus how you think it’s going to work that it’s much harder […]
If you have a toddler or preschooler and are pregnant or trying to be, this book is an absolute-must! In Mommy Breastfeeds My Baby Brother by Mark Repkin, brand-new big sister Jenna has a lot of questions about her new baby brother, like “Why can’t he use a sippy cup?” and frustration over how much […]
“My baby eats all the time! I think I need to give him formula to satisfy him.” “When my baby falls asleep with a pacifier, he seems much more satisfied, but I’m always engorged.” “No matter how often she eats, I feel like she wants to eat again in 10 minutes! I must not have […]
I have been married for seven years. I have two children. I have a boy and a girl. We are about to get out of the military for good. That means we lose health insurance. I’d like to donate eggs in the future. I would abort if I were to get pregnant at this time. […]
All babies are safest room sharing – this means in the same room, near the mother, at approximately the same level. Even Maria Montessori over 100 years ago stated this and it’s NEVER proved to be untrue. When babies are near their mothers, multiple things happen: Baby mimics parents’ breathing rhythm, helping prevent sleep apnea. […]
Attachment parenting has nothing to do with circumcision or vaccinations, natural (drug-free) birth or organic foods like some AP groups would have you believe.