Mommy Stage

6 Tips to Keep your Baby Safe at the Pool

Getting your baby used to the water and teaching baby to swim can be fun for both of you, so here are some helpful water safety tips to make your time in the pool with your baby as safe and fun as possible.

Postpartum Belly Binding

Belly binding is one technique that can help facilitate post-partum healing. Just as it sounds, the practice refers to wrapping or splinting your abdomen.

Tongue-Tie and Lip-Tie in Babies

Do you know the signs and symptoms tongue-tie and lip-tie in babies? Pediatric dentist, Dr. Richard Baxter shares expert advice about these two oral conditions that can cause problems particularly in breastfeeding babies.

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese Recipe

In this post I'll dive into my favorite butternut squash macaroni and cheese recipe. I'll also show you an easy butternut baby food puree. Since butternut is a mild and slightly sweet veggie, its the perfect first food for baby and is appropriate from 6 months up.

Skin-to-Skin Kangaroo Mother Care for Baby

Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) for new moms and babies, is a universally available and biologically sound method of skin-to-skin care for all newborns, but in particular for premature babies

Pumpkin Butternut Squash Chocolate Chip Pancakes

I am not one for putting pumpkin in everything I make, but these pumpkin butternut pancakes can make even the pickiest of eaters enjoy veggies for breakfast.

Herbal Pregnancy Kits

During pregnancy, it can be quite challenging to take care of yourself. With all the symptoms raging and not much relief in sight, it’s hard not to get discouraged. Nausea, heartburn, mood swings, dietary needs, body aches and pains, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and baby prep can be really overwhelming.  This of course in addition to our regular daily lives which carry the demands of time and energy. As an herbalist, I took each symptom of my pregnancy as a personal challenge. I found success most of the time; sometimes I just achieved symptom management, but I was able through my herbal and nutritional toolkit to ease this wonderful right of passage towards Motherhood.  To walk more on grass instead of gravel. I was so very grateful for this opportunity to combine my training as an ...

Life After Postpartum Depression

Overcoming Postpartum depression and anxiety has taught me to embrace my new self and not long for the person I was before having children.

Regalo My Cot Portable Toddler Bed

The Regalo My Cot Portable Toddler Bed is perfect for my two-year-old when we are traveling or going to grandma's house. It comes in blue or pink and is under $25. It also folds up in less than a minute and can be stored in a closet without taking up any more space than a folding chair.

4 Ways for Dad to Bond with Baby

Dad may feel like he's missing out getting to nurture your newborn since he can't breastfeed but we have five great daily activities that dad can use to bond with baby.

6 Ways to Help a New Mom

Before you show up to the doorstep of your friend that's just given birth, here are a few tips that will make the visit to the new mom enjoyable for everyone.

Pelvic Floor Health After Birth

I asked fitness trainer and doula, Madison, to share some insight into demystifying the pelvic floor and helping us all to more easily understand its importance to our post-partum and long-term well-being.

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