6 Tips for Transitioning to Sippy Cups

As a parent, we long to see our children overcome obstacles and grow up. It’s one of the best parts of being a parent: cheering beside your children. It doesn’t seem like much, but transitioning from a bottle or breastfeeding to a cup is a big deal. But some kids may be apprehensive and resist. … Continued

The 7 Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Contact

Skin-to-skin contact is the process of sitting quietly with your baby pressed directly against your bare chest. Baby should be naked (except for a diaper, let’s not be crazy!). In this position, baby can hear your heartbeat, breathing and blood flow. Essentially, you’re recreating the womb experience as much as you possibly can. You don’t … Continued

8 Tips for Nursing in Public

If you’re breastfeeding, you don’t want to be cooped up in the house all the time, so it’s inevitable that at some point you’ll have to nurse in public. That’s quite alright! Whether you’re a free-spirit who doesn’t mind exposing herself or you prefer to stay modest, you should nurse in whatever way makes you … Continued

7 Tips for Confident Nursing in Public

For some reason, women nursing in public seems to bother a lot of people. It’s not a crime, but the stigma many mothers face is one of the common reasons moms give up on breastfeeding and resort to formula. Moms feel compelled to leave the room, hide or just stay home all together. We need … Continued

What to Expect in the First 24 Hours with Your New Baby

Your first day with baby might be a bit overwhelming. You’ll wonder if you’re doing everything correctly. You’ll wonder if everything is happening as it is supposed to, or if something is wrong. You’ll be calling your family and Googling all sorts of questions. Here’s what you can expect in your first 24 hours with … Continued