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Daddy’s Favorite Carrier: Soft Structured Carriers

The most commonly seen and marketed style of baby carrier is a soft structured carrier (SSC). Patterned after backpacks, the shoulder and waist straps are usually padded, and they have buckles. Each brand of carrier varies greatly in many aspects like back lengths, seat widths, back widths, fabric, belt strap styles, padding, and colors/prints. Quality… Continue reading Daddy’s Favorite Carrier: Soft Structured Carriers

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Oh, the Places You’ll Babywear!

Having access to your hands is entirely underrated until you have a kid, and then you realize how often you use your hands for things like getting dressed or blowing your nose or eating food. You know, crazy luxuries like that. Once you discover the marvelous convenience that is babywearing, you regain access to the… Continue reading Oh, the Places You’ll Babywear!

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Doing the Breaststroke

Do you remember being a non-crunchy mom and how you felt when those super crunchy women would leave you horror struck by telling you things like: “Yes, I consumed my placenta after birth…”*** Or…  “I no longer buy toilet paper.”*** I was totally that woman when it came to sharing interesting facts about breastmilk. ***Placenta… Continue reading Doing the Breaststroke

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Nursing Tales: United By Love

Thank you for joining us as we’ve given mothers from all over the US a place to share their Nursing Tales. We heard from mommas whose nursing relationships changed from first to second child, mommas who faced and overcame nursing obstacles, mommas who milk shared and pumped and supplemented with formula, mommas who exclusively formula… Continue reading Nursing Tales: United By Love

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Nursing Tales: Changing Course

My husband and I joke that our only child is our test-pilot kid: we do what we think we should be doing to raise him right, and if we make a mistake, we chalk it up to a learning experience for the next one (if there will ever be a next one). A very terrible… Continue reading Nursing Tales: Changing Course

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Dear Antepartum Me: Trust Your Gut

  Dear Antepartum Me,   You know how that woman at Texas Roadhouse put both of her hands on your face the other day and told you, “You look radiant. What an incredible thing this is!” That was bizarre, right? You felt both completely weirded out and yet strangely at peace with it at the… Continue reading Dear Antepartum Me: Trust Your Gut