BeauGen Nipple Cushion

Product Review BeauGen Nipple Cushion What it is: The BeauGen Nipple Cushion is a soft thermoplastic insert for moms who are using a breast pump. The Nipple shield is made out of food-safe, FDA-compliant, medical-grade thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) material. The nipple shield is used to increase comfort during pumping. It is designed exclusively for pumping, with a one size adjusts to all flange size fitting. Product is ideal for exclusively pumping moms, to help provide comfort during those long pumping sessions. It is also an ideal product for mother's who are in-between flange sizes. The uniquely designed nipple cushions add...

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The Secret to Getting Your Twins On The Same Sleep Schedule

Whenever I hear anyone say, “Twins, so it's like twice as hard!” I laugh a little. It can be more than twice as hard, at least in those early weeks. Trying to navigate the ever changing waters can be overwhelming, and leave many new parents just trying to get by. When I ask parents of twins to tell me the one thing they want to learn first, they always say “How do I get them to sleep at the same time?” This is because, either they have heard or they know firsthand, that if your twins aren't sleeping together, then...

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Amorini Nipple Soothers

Product Review Amorini Silver Nipple Soothers What it is: Amorini harnesses the antibacterial properties of Silver to offer immediate nipple protection to breastfeeding mothers in a safe and 100% natural way. Unlike creams and balms, Amorini leaves no residue on the skin ensuring that your baby does not ingest any potentially harmful chemicals. Scientists found that Silver interrupts the ability of bacteria cells to form the chemical bonds essential to the survival and growth of the bacteria. Silver has also been proven to promote the growth of new cells, therefore speeding the healing process for wounds. Product Details: Price: Cost...

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Loving your baby daddy! Finding the baby power in the man you love.

[caption id="attachment_1661" align="alignleft" width="253"] http://www.juliesheriff.com/[/caption] All dads are different and I love all the baby daddies I have ever meant. I love the way they are so unique and different in so many ways. I love the way they view parenthood so differently. I love the way they are magical little boys and big strong dads all at the same time. I love the unique reactions and expressions of each man as he sees his newborn child. There is a sense of love and responsibility all at the same time. I love the ones that dote on their partners and...

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Do Mothers of Multiples Live Longer?

Mothers of twins are more likely to live longer “A study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B focused on the population of women in 1800s Utah and found that women who gave birth to twins were very strong and healthy to begin with, so were likely to live long lives. As LiveScience writer Stephanie Pappas explains it, “Twins could be an evolutionary adaption in which healthy moms take the chance to pass on double their genes at once.” However, because the data only includes women who conceived twins naturally IVF was obviously not used in the...

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Avoiding the Breaking Point of New Mother

The breaking point of new mothers comes when a mother is finally so exhausted, stressed out and delirious that she starts believing that if she wasn’t around her family would be much better off. Some mothers at this point actually consider checking themselves into a hospital because the fear of mentally breaking down is so powerful that they fear what will happen to their babies or family if they do. While this state of mind can exist in extreme postpartum depression, it usually is a signal that the mother has had all she can take and that she definitely needs...

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The Hidden Stresses of Breastfeeding and How to Avoid Them.

When a new mother is stressed about breastfeeding, or during breastfeeding, it can cause a decrease in supply, a painful let down, and lead to a feeling of failure. Physiologically breastfeeding is designed to be relaxing, the hormones prolactin and oxytocin help a mother to feel relaxed, peaceful, and sometimes even sleepy. So if our bodies are designed to send us hormones to relax us while breastfeeding, why do some women experience anxiety, pain, or even depression? Expectation has a lot to do with this. When a new mother is tired, stressed about caring for her newborn, and having pain...

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How stress effects fertility

It is a well know concept in the medical community that stress can directly affect the outcome of disease and that stress can affect the human body’s ability to heal and function productively. Infertility has also gained the reputation over time of being directly affected by stress as the rate of unexplained fertility has doubled over the last twenty years. Some studies have indicated that stress may be responsible for up to 30% of all infertility problems. Stress can be caused by a variety of things: tensions at work, social grief, no time to relax, feelings that you’re not good...

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Ten Ways to De-stress as a New Parent

Ten Proven Ways To De-stress As New Parents Learning to de-stress during early parenting is a developed skill that comes with a lot of rewards for both you and your child. De-stressing can have many benefits allowing you and your child the deeper bonding experience that all parents crave. De-stressing also allows new parents to bond and truly enjoy every precious moment that the new parenting experience brings. Here are ten proven ways to alleviate stress during early parenthood: Learn To Meditate Meditation allows you to disconnect from the stresses of daily life and reconnect to a peaceful state of...

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Dream a Little Dream: Use our Wonderful Postpartum Newborn Care Specialists for Postpartum Care and Sleep Support

Many parents wonder if it is worth the investment to hire a newborn care specialist to provide night support in the first few weeks to months after their baby is born. Hiring a newborn care specialist to support you and your partner at night has the benefits of faster healing, better bonding, and happier parents. Our newborn care specialists sometimes referred to as a “Night Nanny,” or a “Baby Doula” can be extremely helpful with the transition of bringing home a new baby. They are there to help support the whole family as they transition during those first early months of adjusting...

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