Slippery Tricks for Bathing a Newborn

It dawned on me recently that bathing a newborn baby is a potential cause of stress for new parents. I’m here to give you just a few helpful hints on the what, when and how to bath that sweet, slippery little bundle of joy. The first question when it comes to bathing is “how often?”Continue reading “Slippery Tricks for Bathing a Newborn”

Depression’s Ugly Cousin; Rage

I think it’s safe to say that everyone knows what Postpartum Depression is, and we all have an idea of what it is supposed to look like: think Kirstie Alley crying at the television in a bath robe (am I showing my age with this reference?) But what a lot of people don’t realize isContinue reading “Depression’s Ugly Cousin; Rage”

How to Decide Which Breast to Offer

Most new nursing moms try to nurse on one breast, then switch to the other breast at the next feeding. This system works, but is it the best? Honestly, I won’t tell you what system is best- it’s not my thing. I prefer to offer you options to try to find which you like best.Continue reading “How to Decide Which Breast to Offer”

Recommended Reading for New Parents

This post is in a simple list format so that you can easily scan through and find a book without too much chatter from me. I will eventually write reviews for the books on this list, and if you have any questions about any of them, feel free to reach out. I will not everContinue reading “Recommended Reading for New Parents”