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 …

Friday Favorites: A Must Have for Formula Feeding Families

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Life with a new baby can be go, go, go (especially when there are older kids who need attention too). If baby is formula fed and they’re letting you know they’re hungry, you need the bottle to be ready now. Sometimes waiting for the bottle warmer to heat up takes too much time, and have you ever tried to scoop …

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: 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?

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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 …