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Top 5 Reasons Families Hire Postpartum Doulas (and 3 reasons they don't!)

LOTS of folks are still not aware of the role Postpartum Doulas play. And why are folks hiring help for their post-birth recovery and adjustment anyway?! Well, I'm glad you asked ;)

When Your Baby HATES to be Swaddled...

So you have a new baby. Congrats! You're suddenly immersed in snuggles and sweetness and ooey-gooey adorable baby sounds and smells..... oh, and probably also seemingly constant fussiness and your baby's desire to sleep only when held, am I right?!

5 Tips for Coping with Sleep Deprivation

5 Tips for Coping with Sleep Deprivation

If you have a new baby at home (or even a toddler or preschooler!) you have probably forgotten what it's like to go to sleep when you are tired and wake up on your own feeling well-rested. So what's a new parent to do? We have some tips!

Is this Behavior Normal?

Why does my baby cry all day? Is my baby getting enough to eat? Am I overfeeding my baby? Why won't my baby sleep? Why hasn't my baby pooped?! You've heard it before, "every baby is different". But now you're experiencing lots of new (and often hard) things. Where do you turn? 

Bassinets, and Judgement, and Safe Sleep Guidelines, OH MY!

Bassinets, and Judgement, and Safe Sleep Guidelines, OH MY!

If you're a new(ish) parent, you've probably seen posts about the new SNOO Smart Sleeper by now. In a nutshell, it's a beautifully designed, high-tech sleeper that promises to help you and your baby sleep better. It "listens" to your baby's cries, responding with gentle rocking movements and white noise to soothe your baby back to sleep. Baby is soothed back to sleep, parents get to keep resting... sounds like a win-win! Right?! 

Will my baby ever sleep through the night?!

We get it mom and dad, you're feeling exhausted. When you bring home your newborn, it's difficult to get a sleep pattern under control. The whole household gets a little disrupted during this new transition and it's normal to be operating on a whole new level of tired.