My Birth Center Experience

Birth Center Experience

Even before I became pregnant with my second baby, I knew I wanted to go a different route when it came to my prenatal care and birth support team. While my experience with my OB and a hospital in 2009 wasn’t awful, I felt I got very lucky with supportive nurses when it came to … Read more

Babywearing Made My Life Easier + a Beco Carrier Giveaway!

Beco Carrier Giveaway!

**Scroll to the bottom for the winner.** Babywearing Made My Life Easier + a Beco Carrier Giveaway! I wasn’t very knowledgeable about the benefits of babywearing when I was pregnant. My mama raved about the baby carrier she had in the early 1980s and a close friend of mine recommended her Moby Wrap when she had her son … Read more

10 Tips for Bottle-feeding a Breastfed Baby

Bottle-feeding a Breastfed Baby

All too often I go in to a doctor appointment or partake in a survey related to my child-rearing processes and get asked the question: “Is your baby breast-fed or bottle-fed?” My response is always the same, “Well, both… he doesn’t get formula if that’s what you’re asking.” Breastfeeding and bottle-feeding are not necessarily two … Read more

Bitybean Baby Carrier Review and Giveaway!

Bitybean Baby Carrier

Before my first daughter was born in 2011, I invested in a soft structured carrier with an infant insert and, when she was a few weeks old, I purchased a cotton-blend wrap. Although I like both of those carriers for different reasons, I ran into two problems with both of them. They both tend to … Read more