5 Beach Baby Essentials

5 Baby Beach Essentials

Posted by erfnbwebmaster on: 07/3/18 3:32 AM

Having a baby doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy summer’s most celebrated destination.  With just a little extra planning you

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Baby Growth Percentiles, Tipping The Scale In Your Favor

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 03/29/18 3:21 PM

Baby growth percentiles. Are you familiar with them? They’re those charts your doctor uses to compare your child’s development to the averages of other children in the country. We have a few facts about the growth percentile you might like to know.

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Navigating Flu Season While Pregnant

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 03/13/18 10:38 PM

The flu always spells trouble during the colder months of the year. This year, the flu has been notoriously vicious, with high numbers of hospitalizations, as reported in a recent New York Times article. As an expectant mother, how do you navigate flu season without holing up for the duration? 

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How to Tell If Your Baby Has a Milk Allergy

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 03/13/18 1:19 AM

Bringing your new baby home is a delightful experience but stress can arise when your baby gets fussy. Having a baby in tears can be exhausting and be overwhelming for a new parent.  Crying newborns are often dealing with digestive distress or food allergies. There is a difference between a milk allergy and a milk intolerance. A milk intolerance is when your baby is having trouble digesting the lactose in the formula or breastmilk. This is common in newborns as their digestive system isn’t fully developed yet. 

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Exercising While Pregnant: The Do’s and Don’ts

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 03/6/18 9:16 PM

What exercises can you continue to do while pregnant? What exercises should you avoid? We’ve got our top and most important do’s and don’t’s for exercising while pregnant!

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Circumcision: What You Should Know Before Making the Cut

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 02/28/18 7:19 PM

Parents-to-be are often overwhelmed by the many decisions to be made surrounding the delivery and birth of a new baby. Giving birth to a baby boy is a bit more complicated because whether to circumcise or not is yet another decision that has to be made. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, parents appear to be pretty split on the topic, although the circumcision rate in the United States has always been at least a little over 50% in favor of circumcision for the past 15 years. There are pros and cons to circumcising your newborn, even when religious factors are not part of the consideration, so read through the pros and cons below if you’re still on the fence about what to do.

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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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The Truth About Beer And Milk Production

Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 01/1/18 11:13 PM

It’s been told for centuries that drinking beer will increase milk supply when breastfeeding. Can this be true? We give you a full pint of info on the matter!

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Hand Sanitizer: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

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Posted by Pregnant Paula on: 12/29/17 11:16 PM

If you have ever had a baby or paid a visit to a newborn in the hospital you’re probably familiar with this scenario: you walk into the hospital room to meet the newest bundle of joy, arms outstretched, and before you know what’s happened you’ve been redirected to the hand sanitizer. Whether you’ve been on the giving or receiving end of this interaction, the question remains: is hand sanitizer a necessity, a danger, or possibly neither? Today we’d like to give you a taste of the type of topics and information provided in our popular newborn courses by diving into the good, bad, and ugly when it comes to hand sanitizer.

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10 Remedies to Help Combat Morning Sickness

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Posted by erfnbwebmaster on: 12/13/17 4:23 AM

There are several methods to help you combat morning sickness and make you feel better. Here are 10 remedies that other women have found to be helpful during their pregnancy. 

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