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  • Plastics & Your Baby

    Plastics & Your Baby

    If you live in North America and have an infant, chances are you are using plastics. If you are using plastics there is good reason to be informed and careful in their use.

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  • Make Your Own Pop-Up Cloth Wipes

    Make Your Own Pop-Up Cloth Wipes

    Even for those who have made the switch to cloth diapers, letting go of disposable wipes can prove to be a tougher sell.  We all love the convenience of those wipes that pop up one-at-a-time in those convenient containers, but they are not exactly easy on our wallet, or the environment.

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  • There is No Such Thing as Free Infant Formula

    There is No Such Thing as Free Infant Formula

    Most new mothers are inundated with formula samples and coupons everywhere they turn.  Signing up for those free baby magazines can automatically place your name on a mailing list that formula companies use to target new mothers. 

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  • Another Reason We Must Support Nursing Moms

    Another Reason We Must Support Nursing Moms

    A new Harvard analysis has calculated what we could accomplish if 90 percent of babies drank only breast milk for the first six months of life. The starting point for this analysis was a group of ten conditions identified by the lead Federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of our […]

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  • What’s in Your Diaper Bag?

    What’s in Your Diaper Bag?

    Do you find it funny that as a new mom the fashionable purse that you carried all of your goodies in has now become the sack of diapering doodads that keeps you sane for when baby erupts? From diapering tools to pacifiers, your purse really isn’t “your” purse anymore.

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  • Thins to Consider Baby Carriers

    Things to Consider When Finding the Right Carrier To Wear Your Baby

    I recently did a Baby Wearing TV segment offering tips to parents on how to choose a carrier. I was fortunate to be able to work with a baby carrier expert, Laurel of Bella Stella Baby http://www.bellastellababy.com/ who shared her valuable tips on baby wearing. In this post we’ve combined our information to give you […]

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  • How to Choose an Infant Car Seat & Use it Properly to Protect Your Baby

    How to Choose an Infant Car Seat & Use it Properly to Protect Your Baby

    I remember reviewing books like Baby Bargains, Consumer Reports and going to big box stores like BabiesRUs to test out car seats before Isabella was born. I had no idea that picking out a car seat and understanding how to use it was going to be like studying for a CPA exam!

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  • Every Parent Should Learn about Food Imprinting

    Every Parent Should Learn about Food Imprinting

    What and how our kids eat is central to their health both now and in the long run. Your early food decisions can help your child learn good food in much the same way that we learn our native language. What a gift!

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  • The ABC's of a Healthy and Green Baby Shower

    The ABC’s of a Healthy and Green Baby Shower

    Especially during pregnancy, it’s usually best to keep it simple, healthy, and pure. Here’s our simple approach – with help from the ABC’s – to plan a baby shower that celebrates the life and health of the baby, as well as the Earth she’ll be living on.

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  • How Modern Cloth Diapers Work

    How Modern Cloth Diapers Work

    I’m just going to say this now. To those of you who are unfamiliar with the world of cloth diapering it can be very overwhelming and confusing in the beginning. There are all sorts of abbreviations and acronyms and there is no one right way to do it. Every family finds their own system that […]

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