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The all-purpose beauty cream hiding in your diaper bag
"My husband stole my nipple cream!" Our friend Louise from Mama Bean Parenting dishes on lanolin.   All eyes turned to the mom in the corner, gently rocking her baby as she handed her toddler a plastic frog. It was...
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7 tips to be car seat ready
Car seat safety is one of the most important things to be aware of when you are expecting little ones in your family. Did you know that 4 out of 5 car seats aren’t installed or used properly?  Understanding some...
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Sun safety for infants under 6 months
Is sunscreen safe? When it warms up, we all can't wait to get outside. Learn what's safe for babies under 6 months. How much sun is safe for baby? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that babies under 6 months...
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What bug repellent is safe for Mom and baby?
Warmer weather means baby is spending more time outside. Here's what you need to know.   First things first The CDC says to avoid insect repellents on babies younger than 2 months old. Period. Dress baby in clothes that protect...
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Let's talk about sex and breastfeeding
Sex after giving birth is a tricky topic! Our resident Certified Lactation Counselor Molly Petersen gives you the facts. The most important things to remember are to consult your doctor about when the right time is and make sure you have...
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10 tips for eating more fruits and vegetables
It's not just milk that does a body good. We all know fruits and veggies are good for us - no just when you're pregnant or breastfeeding!  Here are 10 ways to eat more fruits and veggies. Blend it: Smoothies...
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5 tips for staying cool in the summer
Beat the summer heat with these made for Mama tips! Water: Ok, we're starting with the basics. You know you need it, but are you getting enough? The easiest way to know if you're hydrated is the color of your...
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6 self care tips when breastfeeding
It's important to take care of yourself Mama! Our friends at Belabumbum share their top self care tips. Any new mom will agree, breastfeeding can be one of the most challenging and rewarding parts of early motherhood. There’s nothing quite...
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What is the 10 Month Sleep Regression?
Just when you think you’ve conquered bed time routines and baby begins sleeping through the night, sleep regression may hit your house. This typically occurs around 10 months (but can begin months earlier) and is largely due to the major...
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