A Day in the Life of a 24/7 Night Nurse

A day in the life of a 24/7 night nurse is full of beautiful, hard-earned moments.  An hour before sunrise, the baby wakes for a feeding. The night nurse, resting on a daybed next to the bassinet, gets up to warm a bottle of breastmilk. She changes the baby’s diaper, feeds her, burps her, then…

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Top 5 Safety-Rated Infant Car Seats of 2021

An infant car seat is one of the most important purchases you’ll make for your little one. Infant car seats are typically used from birth until about one year of age. Used with a base that stays installed in your car, they conveniently click in and out so you can easily transport your baby. Most…

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How to Burp Your Baby

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Burping your baby is an important part of their feeding routine. During a feeding, babies swallow some air bubbles along with their formula or breastmilk. Babies need help with positioning to expel that gas, which otherwise can become trapped in the digestive system and cause discomfort. Read on for all you need to know about…

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Postpartum Depression Affects Fathers, Too

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Depression is a serious mental illness that affects how a person feels, thinks, and acts. People with depression can experience feelings of persistent sadness, numbness, irritability, or hopelessness.  Some people are more prone to depressive episodes than others, based on genetic factors. But this disease does not discriminate: anyone can become depressed, especially during or…

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Mother’s Day 2021 Gift Guide

Mother’s Day 2021 is right around the corner, and it’s been one tough year to become a parent. Navigating the joys and challenges of new motherhood during a pandemic is no small feat! It’s time to let the new moms in your life know that they are loved and supported. Here are our favorite Mother’s…

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Soothing Tips for Partners

When your baby is upset, parents want to do whatever it takes to soothe them quickly. A lot of times this looks like placing baby right back into mom’s tired arms. But wait! There are lots of ways for partners to soothe and bond with their new babies. When the work of raising a baby…

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The 5 S’s: How to Soothe a Fussy Baby

Do you ever feel lost on how to soothe a fussy baby? After nine months in the perfectly warm and cozy womb, our bright, loud world can be totally overwhelming for newborns. All babies cry to communicate their needs. A cry could mean baby is cold, wet, hungry, tired, overstimulated, or just plain uncomfortable. And…

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Making your Work from Home Sanctuary

When you’re working from home with kids, chaos can seem like it’s par for the course. Frequent interruptions, folding laundry on work calls, and distracting background noise can make any kind of productivity feel impossible. Read on for tips on how to make your work from home space a sanctuary, relieving stress and promoting productivity…

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