Travel with kids: Packing

You may have read our last post about tips when you travel with kids, you can read it here. That post was all about bringing snacks with you on trips, now we are going to tackle packing.  There’s no doubt that most moms are the ones who pack for their families and it can be […]

Reducing the risk of birth defects

Reducing the risk of birth defects January is birth defect prevention month; there are actions you can to help lower your chance of birth defects but there is no definite way to fully prevent birth defects. A birth defect is a condition that is present at birth and affects how a baby looks, functions or […]

Folic Acid

Folic acid is something you don’t  know much about until you get pregnant or are thinking about getting pregnant.  This week, January 4th-January 10th is Folic Acid Awareness Week. Folic acid is a B vitamin and it is important for a woman to have the proper amount of folic acid in her body to prevent […]

What to do before the baby arrives

What to do before the baby arrives In the weeks before you deliver you may be stressing about ‘am I ready for this’ and in all honesty, there is no way to truly prepare for how upside down [in an amazing way] your life is about to be.  But we have some tips to make […]

Breast Milk Basics

Breast milk Basics To a first-time mom, there can be a ton of questions about breastfeeding and breast milk.  Why should I breastfeed?  How do I store breast milk? How long is breast milk fresh? And the list goes on. Find your breastfeeding questions answered here. Why and when is it safe to breastfeed? Breastfeeding […]

Babies, Sunscreen and the Heat

As summer approaches, you may be wondering what is safe for your little ones: Can my baby wear sunscreen? How hot is too hot? When can my baby go to the beach or pool? And more.  Our friends over at Coastal Pediatric Associates helped us out with this post and all answers reflect medical advice […]