Author Archives: Stefani

6 Key Recommendations You NEED to Know to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

Definitions:SIDS: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is an unexpected death of a seemingly healthy baby younger than one year usually during sleep that cannot be explained. Some researchers think that young babies who develop SIDS have a defect in the part of the brain that drives breathing and arousal from sleep. (1) SUID: Sudden Unexpected Infant […]

From Forceps to Fearless – Q&A

As a childbirth educator, a positive childbirth experience = payday. Everything I have tried to create with The Baby Lady is directed to helping moms enjoy as much of their birthing experience as possible. That said, I have decided to connect with women in the postpartum stage to find out what did/did not work for […]

Reimbursement Options

Reimbursement Options for Prenatal Classes 1) Many health insurance companies offer reimbursement for all or part of prenatal classes including Childbirth Education, Breastfeeding, Newborn Care, and Infant CPR, safety classes and lactation consultations. You must contact your own health insurance company to confirm your policy’s specific reimbursement benefits. 2) Flexible Spending Account (FSA)/ Health Care Savings [...]

2018 Prime Day for Mama

Our yearly post for Prime Day! One of the best ways to save money on the necessities for momma, your new little babe, or your toddler. Deals are only for prime members, so sign up by clicking here first!   The first deal that I would JUMP on is for the instant pot!  Not technically “baby” […]

Birth Story: Induction + Natural Delivery

My story starts at 36 weeks pregnant.  I had an ultrasound and NST that morning to check up on baby girl because at my 20-week appointment I was diagnosed with marginal placental insertion.  Basically what that means is my cord was inserted off to the side instead of directly in the middle; so it's important [...]

Amazon Black Friday – The Best Baby Deals

Hey ladies! Here are the best baby deals on Amazon for Black Friday and Cyber Monday! If you found something amazing that I don’t have listed send me a message!! Happy Shopping! 🙂 *The full list is also available here* *Note* Some of these deals are lightning deals so they may or may not be […]

Postpartum Essentials: A Nurse’s Perspective

I can’t tell you how many blog posts I read about post-partum essentials before I had my baby. Even though I am a nursery/postpartum RN, I still felt the overwhelming need to “be-prepared”. I think most new mamas get this way! Now after having a baby of my own, plus taking care of countless mothers […]

11 Things to Pack In Your Hospital Bag: According To A Postpartum Nurse

One of the most exciting parts about pregnancy is the nesting that comes in FULL force.  Packing a hospital bag for you and baby can seem like a daunting task; but this list will take the guess work out of it so you can just enjoy dreaming about what it will be like to finally […]