Lindsay Ingalls on January 27, 2014

Expecting Baby Number Two

expecting #2 date with toddler

With my first pregnancy I was able to take a lot of time for myself, time to really focus on being pregnant and time to focus on my husband. When I was in the throes of morning sickness my first trimester I was able to nap, lounge on the couch and watch trashy TV while…Continue reading

Marcy Sauter IBCLC on March 25, 2013

Post Partum Doulas: Helping Families Transition


  As a doula, I often get asked if I only work with women that have postpartum depression. To the contrary, postpartum doulas have a positive effect that has been proven to reduce the incidence of postpartum depression. The word doula is usually associated with birthing women, however, there are also postpartum doulas that assist…Continue reading

Lauren Hufnagl on February 04, 2013

Baby Essentials


I’m in the third trimester now with baby number two, and I’ve started to put a lot of thought into preparing for this new little one. Even though my first daughter, Violet, is only two-and-a-half, it’s amazing how quickly you forget about what things are needed/helpful in caring for an infant. When we were pregnant…Continue reading

Kortney Campbell on September 28, 2012

Pregnancy: A Few Things I Wish Someone Told Me


At 37 weeks, I’m considered full term. This means that even though I’m not due until October, my baby could come any day now and be considered “on time.”  In my opinion (as a first time momma), this is equally exciting and terrifying. However, in the last week, I have scrambled to prepare myself for…Continue reading

Kortney Campbell on August 29, 2012

Advice From a Mamma-to-Be on Taking Advice on Being a Mamma


When I got engaged, it seemed everyone felt the need to share their opinions on how to be a wife. While it sometimes made me feel as if I had no idea what I was doing, in all actuality, not one of the unsolicited advice donors knew my husband or what he wanted in a…Continue reading

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Mandy Reid on August 18, 2012

My Breastfeeding Journey


My baby girl came out of the womb as a die hard breastfeeding fan.  From the first moments she drew her first breathe, until she was almost fifteen months old; this girl wanted to nurse all day long.  I remember those first few weeks breastfeeding feeling a likeness to a milking cow.  I’ll never forget…Continue reading

Julia Mangan on August 16, 2012

Ten Things Every New Mom Should Know

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When I was a first time mom, I got a lot of advice. I even got advice about people’s advice!  Now that I’ve been through three years of motherhood and have just become a new mom again, I suppose I’ve earned my turn to give some advice. Take what speaks to you, and leave the…Continue reading

Mandy Reid on August 10, 2012

Two Under Two


It was just about five months ago now that my husband and I stood peering at two very positive lines on a pregnancy test.  Our thirteen month old daughter; oblivious to our fast changing life, was sleeping soundly down the hall.  Unreal is the only word that could describe that moment; coming to grips with…Continue reading

Marcy Sauter IBCLC on August 01, 2012

Happy Breastfeeding Awareness Month!


In honor of World Breastfeeding Week and National Breastfeeding Month, I wanted to compile my tips for a successful breastfeeding relationship.  As a postpartum doula and lactation consultant, many expectant moms have told me how nervous they are about breastfeeding. It’s no wonder as to why some women have fear since horror stories abound about sore nipples, low milk supply and biting…Continue reading

Christina Soletti on July 06, 2012

Pinterest Bundle of Joy Contest

Pin It To Win It!

UPDATE:  CONTEST IS CLOSED!  WINNERS ARE: Kit Jenkins Tiffany Price Elly Hall Sarah Hull Our new Bundle of Joy makes it easy to add just one carrier item to your baby registry.  With just one purchase, you can have the only carrier you will need to keep your baby close in an ergonomically correct position and…Continue reading

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