CBP’s Holiday Instagram Challenge

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Here at Columbus Birth and Parenting, we absolutely love the holidays. The family traditions, the food and the overall feeling of comfort are undeniably enticing.  It’s also a time of generosity, kindness and faith.  That feels like magic to us. This time of year feels magical for your little one too! From their big, excited eyes to their heart-melting giggles… We know how much JOY your …

4 Things We Know About: What Life is REALLY Like After Having a Baby

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1. You will be SORE.  Whether your baby/babies arrives via vaginal birth or cesarean birth, it will feel as though someone has taken a sledgehammer to your lower abdomen, pelvis and lady garden. It’s. Going. To. Hurt.  It’s going to hurt when you walk.  It’s going to hurt when you go to the bathroom (TAKE the stool softeners they give …

Five Things We Know About: Adding Child #3

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#1: You will suffer from overconfidence:  When sweet baby #3 arrives on the scene, you’re no longer wondering “will I love this baby as much as my first?” because you already know your love is not finite.  You aren’t stressing about things like leaving the hospital, car seats and nipple confusion.  You aren’t really stressing at all.   And that’s …

Meet Caroline Nagy: A Woman Full of Life

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Meet Caroline Nagy, affiliate doula of Columbus Birth & Parenting and So. Much. More. Caroline is a wife and mother to three beautiful kids.  Three words that describe her perfectly… Full Of Life.  Our clients can’t get enough of her fun-loving and positive energy, her ability to connect with older siblings as well as the newest addition and the fact that she …

Friday Favorites: Clear Up Diaper Rash Faster

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Like last week’s Friday Favorite, the lighted fingernail clippers, this week’s item is another thing we didn’t understand right away. Then we saw it in action and now we LOVE it! Think about when your baby has a diaper rash and needs diaper cream on their bum. What are the typical steps you take to do this? Most people take …

Friday Favorites: Our Favorite Baby Nail Clippers

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Today’s Friday favorite took even us by surprise the first time we used them! If you are a veteran mom, I think we can agree on two things: #1 clipping tiny baby nails is NOT FUN And #2.  Baby nail clippers are baby nail clippers Except when you find baby nail clippers that completely change your life… For new parents …

Friday Favorites: Our Favorite Favorites

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We work with parents who are bringing home a new addition every single day.  We’ve worked with every brand of bottle, every swaddle, every baby bath.  So with real life use of all the options, we’re certainly going to have our favorites. We’re starting a new weekly series that highlights our favorite baby products and stores that make the lives …

What’s better than a Baby Nurse?

Catie Mehl Newborns, Parenting 1 Comment

Many new parents have found tremendous benefit in hiring a newborn care specialist. Sometimes referred to as a baby nurse, night nurse, or night nanny, they do exactly what their title suggests: care for newborns. Newborn care specialists focus on all things baby: feeding, diapering, sleep, and baby laundry. For decades, exhausted parents have especially benefitted from overnight newborn care …