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16 great tips to keep your newborn healthy during cold and flu season!

16 Tips to Prevent a Newborn Cold During Cold and Flu Season!

Are you worried about a newborn cold this winter? Do you wonder how to handle sick friends or relatives around your new baby? Many parents have these concerns, especially as the winter and holiday seasons approach.Unfortunately, you cannot protect your baby from every sickness, but there are definitely things you can do to keep your …

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10 things that totally shocked me about my recovery after childbirth

10 Things That Shocked Me About Recovery After Childbirth

If you are nervous about your recovery after childbirth, then this post will really help you! You may think that reading about someone else’s postpartum experience would create MORE anxiety for you. However, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER and knowing what to expect will help you prepare for an easier postpartum recovery! At the very least…. YOU WON’T …

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How to Enjoy the Fourth Trimester

How to Really Enjoy the Fourth Trimester with Your Newborn!

Are you afraid of the fourth trimester with your newborn? So then…. you have heard some “horror stories” of new mothers who have struggled with their postpartum recovery, breastfeeding and sleep… and you’re worried… Or perhaps, this is not your first baby and you’ve had a tough recovery with a previous birth.  Well, I’m not …

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How to Prioritize Sleep During the 4th Trimester: 14 Great Tips to Help!

The 4th trimester refers to the first three months after baby’s birth. We call this time the “4th trimester” because it really is an extension of the pregnancy. This is because a newborn is still very dependent upon mom’s body for his physical and emotional development. In addition, it takes mom’s body the full three …

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Lochia: Everything you need to know about postpartum bleeding

The Ultimate Guide to Postpartum Bleeding… The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!

If you are pregnant with your first baby, you have probably never heard of the term lochia. So what is lochia? (pronounced lōkēə) It is the medical term for postpartum bleeding. Now before you get nervous or freaked out, please know that vaginal bleeding after childbirth is perfectly normal! In this post, I’m going to …

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How to Use a Sitz Bath for Postpartum Healing – Easy DIY Recipe!

Do you know how to use a sitz bath? They are AWESOME for speeding postpartum recovery and here’s why…. How to Use a Sitz Bath to Speed Healing! How can a sitz bath made with herbal bath salts speed your postpartum recovery? If you deliver vaginally, your doctor or midwife will probably recommend that you …

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4 New Parent Sleep Hacks to help new parents get better sleep with a newborn!

4 New Parent Sleep Hacks – Sleep Solutions for Parents with a Newborn

Are you searching for new baby sleep hacks to help you get better sleep with your newborn? Does your newborn wake to eat every 2-3 hours? Are you a sleep-deprived new parent? Look no further. Sleep help is here! But, before I promise you the moon… you must realize that newborns don’t sleep very long. …

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