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Beautiful stories are worth sharing...
2020-10-30
Beautiful stories are worth sharing...
Gorgeous testimony provided by Ashley C. "Our first baby was born July 6th of this year and she was in the NICU for 8 weeks struggling to breathe. She was diagnosed with bilateral vocal cord paralysis ultimately resulting in a Tracheostomy at only 3 weeks old. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀Her Trach needs to be covered with artificial humidity all night long. She has a string around her neck holding the nose of the humidity right up to her Trach and when putting her to sleep, I constantly worry she will shift or grab at the placement of everything and cause an emergency. I initially tried a sleep sack to contain her arms but found it bunches up around her neck and caused...

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<h1><span style="font-weight: 400;">SIDS Awareness Month: Safe Infant Sleep Practices</span></h1> <p> </p>
2020-10-30

SIDS Awareness Month: Safe Infant Sleep Practices

 

Written By: Neve Spicer Providing proper care to your baby begins with knowing best practices for safety. When it comes to their sleep accommodations, it's crucial that parents follow the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations for infant sleep until babies reach the twelve month mark. These rules help to eliminate the presence of choking and strangulation hazards, encourage correct positioning, and help parents understand lifestyle factors that can both increase and decrease the risk of SIDS. SIDS, or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, refers to the unexplained passing of a child who is under a year old. Research into this devastating condition has revealed that safe sleep practices and lifestyle changes can be impactful in reducing SIDS risk. October is SIDS...

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Let's Hold Brands Accountable.⁠
2020-10-19
Let's Hold Brands Accountable.⁠
Safe Sleep is a critical topic to keeping your baby safe, so shouldn't the images you see from brands also show and demonstrate safe sleep?⁠⁠You should be seeing what you should be doing. ⁠⁠And, brands should be held accountable for showing safe sleep. ⁠⁠We want to support and encourage you on your safe sleep journey... and also lead by example. ⁠⁠⁠Here are some important sleep safety tips:⁠⁠1. Always place your little one on their back to go to sleep.⁠⁠2. Never use any bumpers or pillows or blankets in your little one's crib. Your crib should be completely empty during sleep.⁠⁠3. Use a firm and flat mattress.⁠⁠4. Never co-sleep with your little one. The safest place for them is in your...

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October is a month for remembering pregnancy and infant loss.
2020-10-19
October is a month for remembering pregnancy and infant loss.
Today we post this rainbow for you, to remind you that you are not alone. ⁠⁠We stand beside you, supporting you, as you journey through motherhood, whatever stage you are in. ⁠⁠We have so many families within our greater community who have gone through the tragedy of having to experience such great loss. For those who have had to endure this path on the road to motherhood, we honor you, always.⁠⁠

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"Do you ever feel like a MOM-STER??⁠⠀
2020-10-12
"Do you ever feel like a MOM-STER??⁠⠀
Written by: Sara Reardon PT, The Vagina Whisperer Sara is a Board-Certified Pelvic Health Physical Therapist, hosting In-person & Online Pelvic PT & Online Courses & Fitness Programs. Find her on social @the.vagina.whisper "Seriously? Like you just lose your sh*t on your kids for a small infraction and then feel terrible and guilty but also frustrated and justified??⁠⠀⁠⠀My kids started back to school just over a week ago. And while I am incredibly grateful we’ve been able to return to in-person learning, they have been REALLY difficult at the end of the day. Cranky, hungry, whiny, disobedient. I feel like I get the scraps of them. Like all of their sweetness is used up during the day and then they get home and it’s...

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