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AMAZON FAVORITES + PRIME DAY BARGAINS

It’s sometimes hard to imagine life before Amazon and, honestly, let’s just leave that past behind us. With an embarrassing number of prime packages delivered to my porch (this year especially #nestingmom), PRIME DAY is a more guilt-free way to shop on those items I’ve been eyeing. Amazon need only figure out how to get […]

Owlet Sock & Baby Vida – Improving Health or Pacifying Parents?

BACKGROUND After birth, each baby will go through a series of tests looking for appropriate function of all major organs. This is referred to as the newborn screening (as discussed in the newborn care class). This vital screening helps alert providers of any potential problems that may require further evaluation. One aspect of this evaluation […]

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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

What Can My Baby Really Hear In The Womb?

Most people know that as your baby grows and develops outside sounds will become audible to him or her. Around week 25 or 26, babies in-utero have been shown to actually RESPOND to voices and noise.  Loud noises can even change your baby’s heart rate and movements, and sometimes even cause them to empty their bladders!  These noises […]