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5 Reasons You Should Make Your Own Baby Food

5 ReasonsYou’ve probably experienced this scenario: standing in the baby food aisle, staring at the endless choices of baby food products, and wondering which meals are best for your baby. As a result, an increasing number of mothers are starting to make their own baby food, a relatively easy process that provides many health benefits for your baby. Here are the top five reasons you should make your own baby food.

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Five Natural Lactation Enhancers

Lactation EnhancersLabor, delivery, and recovery can be a stressful time in any woman’s life, and this stress may impact your milk supply. If you’ve tried nursing your baby more often and that doesn’t seem to be increasing your supply, it may be time to investigate other avenues.  Several natural options exist to help you increase the quality and quantity of your milk.   Here are five natural lactation enhancers to help you create the best possible breastfeeding experience for you and your baby.

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How to Wear Your Baby With Style

Baby HawkIf you find yourself convinced of the benefits of babywearing, but aren’t quite sure which type of carrier is best for you or your child, you’re not alone. Many mamas feel--or felt at some time--just as you do now; a bit unsure about which carrier or method is right for them. Remember that no two carriers are created equally. Most all provide some benefit, but certain ones may work better depending on your lifestyle, your body type and your child’s size.

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The Five W's of Baby Wearing

Baby In MobyNot just a fashion statement, babywearing is considered a parenting skill by many. That’s a very accurate description for what is now a popular trend for moms and dads alike. Whether you’re a seasoned wearer, new to this special ability, or just wondering what it’s all about, we’ve got you covered. Part one of a two-part series, the five Ws below seek to answer your questions regarding the basics of babywearing.

What is it? Just as it sounds, babywearing refers to the technique of wearing your baby, just not quite like you would a new scarf or a pair of earrings. Instead, this technique allows you to keep your baby near to you while providing close contact that offers a multitude of benefits. Using one of many types of carriers, slings, and wraps, your baby remains safe and secure against your body.

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5 Tips for a Successful, Unmedicated Vaginal Birth

White Pregnant ShirtIt's time to face the truth: women's bodies are built for giving birth, but that doesn't mean it's an easy thing to do. In order to have a successful, unmedicated vaginal birth, preparation and knowledge is key.  Here are five great tips for preparing your body for natural childbirth.

 

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