Packing your baby bag does not have to be complicated, stressful, or expensive. Here is a practical packing list for a baby bag.
Do you know how and why to belly bind?
When pregnant, it is not uncommon for the mother to feel overwhelmed or confused by all the information and new sensations that come with pregnancy.
Babies grow quickly in the first year of life. From a breast or bottle, your baby will be eating with a spoon by one year. Around nine months of age, most babies have the dexterity to pick up small pieces of food, chew, and swallow them. This is when the fun starts as your baby is ready to try new foods as they learn to feed themselves.
Labor is as unique as the mother who is in labor. Some mothers and babies labor quickly and efficiently and others take detours and can move slowly. When laboring in a hospital setting with an OB, it is common to receive regular vaginal exams every 2-4 hours. With these frequent vaginal exams, the laboring mother may find that her labor has fallen off the ideal and timely labor path.