babies

How To Swaddle A Baby

How To Swaddle A Baby

Generally speaking, babies and sleep and blankets do not go hand-in-hand. For many years, the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended babies be put to sleep on their backs, on a firm sleep surface free from loose bedding or soft objects. There’s one exception to this no-blanket dictate: the swaddle.

Should You Postpone Your Child’s Well Visit During The Pandemic?

Should You Postpone Your Child’s Well Visit During The Pandemic?

Recently, my son turned one year old, and with this milestone, he was due for his 12-month wellness visit. Or—wait—was he? I thought navigating appropriate finger foods for my son was tricky, then the world threw me a pandemic curveball. I wondered if the stay-at-home order in my state of…

Store Your Breast Pump Parts In The Fridge Between Sessions

Store Your Breast Pump Parts In The Fridge Between Sessions

There are a lot of logistics involved in breastfeeding and pumping. You need time, you need space, you need equipment. Sometimes, after a pumping session, you just don’t feel like cleaning all those parts again. And sometimes, you don’t have the time because you’ve got a meeting that’s starting in…