DIY Baby Food!

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 08/3/18 6:52 PM

One of the biggest questions is when to start your solid baby food. Most say between 4 and 6 months old, and it’s important to remember that every baby is different. Here’s some useful information on the topic.

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Comforting a Gassy Newborn

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 04/20/18 8:22 PM

Has your newborn been extra fussy or inconsolable? If you’ve eliminated the obvious reasons for newborn fussiness (hunger, in need of fresh diaper, etc.), she may be having trouble passing gas. Here are some simple steps to help prevent gas in both bottle- and breastfed newborns.

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Baby Bottles – Glass? Plastic? Metal? What is the Deal?

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/12/18 6:44 PM

You will need bottles, whether you choose to breastfeed or not. Which ones should you use? There are a lot of different types and styles. First, you have to think about what type of bottle is right for you.

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Breastmilk VS Formula: It’s what’s best for you!

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/8/18 6:50 PM

After announcing your pregnancy, people will ask if you plan to breastfeed. And they’re opinionated on it. So this is

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Public Breastfeeding: Why all the Commotion?

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/5/18 6:21 PM

Google “breastfeeding in public” and you’ll come across recent news articles about another woman who was told to stop breastfeeding. We help to dispel the angst over public breastfeeding with some tips and the glory of its virtues.

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Hot towels, sex and sleep: Secrets to increase milk production when Nursing

Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 12/27/17 11:32 PM

Lets begin by saying that while many believe that breast-feeding is best, for some, breast-feeding is full of challenges. Two major challenges immediately come to mind: breast engorgement and lack of milk production. Both are no fun and often very uncomfortable. Below are a few tips to help getting mommy and baby back to their happy place.

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Five (Not-So) Traditional Tips for Getting Your Milk Flowing

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 12/20/17 11:26 PM

Worried about how to increase your milk flow? Here are our favorite methods favored by breast-feeding moms we spoke with. Some you may have heard of, others not. Take your pick and find what works best for you to get the milk flowing

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That’s Not What Breasts Are For! Breastfeeding

Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 08/4/17 9:13 PM

BreastFeeding: Why All The Commotion Breastfeeding in Public, Why do people have a problem with a baby on a breast? Google “breastfeeding in public” & you’ll come across recent news articles about another woman who was told to stop breastfeeding. She was asked to “move somewhere else” or “be discreet”. But what gives?

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Breastfeeding Moms: How To Care For Yourself

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 04/4/17 6:56 PM

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a newborn’s life, followed by continued breastfeeding as solid foods are introduced, up to one year or longer. There is a dark side to exclusive breastfeeding, though, and that’s the toll it can take on the mom’s mental and physical state. For this reason, it’s of paramount importance for nursing mothers to focus on self-care whenever possible.

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