Category Archives: Breastfeeding

8 Reasons Not to Use The Swaddle or Sleeping Sack (And 2 Reasons For It).

 Baby Swaddling was an art that I practiced for hours upon hours years ago when I was an overnight baby nanny and when I became a Postpartum Doula- way before I was a Parent Coach and Educator.  This was when … Continue reading

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She’s Up All Night To Get Some…Breast Milk!

This following message was sent by a very sleepy reader. It reminded me of that famous song,  “Get Lucky” by Daft Punk. “She’s up all night till the sun, she’s up all night to have fun, she’s up all night to … Continue reading

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Original SIDS Researcher Says Baby Bed-sharing is Not Dangerous

The same doctor who made SIDS known to the American public believes that bedsharing with your baby is not dangerous. You heard that right. Dr. Abraham B. Bergman was the first president of the National SIDS Foundation. He got SIDS … Continue reading

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Do Our Babies Need to Cry in Order to Sleep?

I came across an article by Hand in Hand Parenting’s Patty Wifler – Getting Young Children to Sleep Through the Night and I want to respectfully challenge a few assumptions therein that I feel may make our parenting more stressful … Continue reading

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Toddler Savvy Smoothies: For Healthy Weight Gain

Designed to pack fat, protein and calories into your little one!  I created these smoothies based on advice from a nutritionist when I was trying to pack weight onto my tiny little one some years ago. These are the recipes I … Continue reading

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No Mama is Perfect, but Breast Milk Is!

No Mama is Perfect,  but Breast Milk Is! Here’s my confession: When I was breastfeeding my 3 month old and needed to have two Surgeries for Gall Bladder Disease, I didn’t Pump and Dump- against Dr’s wishes. I let all … Continue reading

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Getting off the Cow Teat in U.S.A.

An  article came out recently explaining the reasons why the FDA and Pediatrics now believe that we should limit children’s consumption of dairy because it isn’t as healthy as once thought and can dramatically cut into a child’s iron stores.  My … Continue reading

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