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Choosing the Best Pacifiers for Baby

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Pacifiers are so helpful when you’re a new mom. Sometimes the best way to soothe a cranky, screaming baby is to just insert a pacifier into your baby’s mouth. Babies have a natural instinct to suck; many infants in utero suck their little thumbs. The sucking action can calm your baby and help him or her sleep. Some babies are suckers – these infants will suck on their thumbs or fingers if there’s no pacifiers around. Plus, another benefit of using pacifiers is that it may reduce the risk of SIDS – sudden infant death syndrome.
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What Do You Need For Breastfeeding?

Breast Feeding Supplies

What do you really need for breastfeeding? In this article, you will find out my recommended breastfeeding supplies that will make your nursing sessions more comfortable and enjoyable.

First, please note that breastfeeding is the best way to nourish your baby in the first year of life. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all mothers breastfeed exclusively (not allowing your child to eat any solids) until their child is six months of age.

The Surgeon General of the United States is also making a huge push to get more mothers to breastfeed. So, if you are able to do it, you try and breastfeed your infant.

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New Baby Checklist: Must-Have Baby Products

New Baby ChecklistOne of the best parts of pregnancy is getting your home ready for your new baby. There are a million baby products out there, and sometimes it can get confusing on what you need for your baby’s first year and what you really don’t need. I’ve broken it down to what I think are must-have products for a new baby.

You definitely want to have all the essentials in your home in the final trimester. Although your due date is around 40 weeks of pregnancy, full-term babies can arrive anytime between 37 and 40 weeks. You want to make sure that your home is stocked up with all the essentials and must-have first year baby products before your little one comes home from the hospital.

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Crib Shopping 101: How to Buy the Perfect Crib

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A Convertible Crib

Decorating your nursery, or a corner of your room, is such a great way to make your pregnancy feel “real” and get your partner involved. Nesting plays an important part in every woman’s pregnancy, and purchasing a crib is one of the biggest moments of your baby preparations.

Buying the perfect crib isn’t always easy, though. There is such a large variety of cribs and various styles on the market. How do you know what’s the best crib for you and your needs?

I’m here to break it down for you, so that you can make the best decision for you and your new family.

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