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Cesarean Section Birth

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i just had a c-section 2 days ago and just got released from the hospital today and ive been really ...

Cesarean Section Birth

How many cesarean sections have you had?

We get asked a lot, how many c/s are safe, is there a limit etc etc, so as part of a couple of threa...

Cesarean Section Birth

Any one gain lots of weight after there c section?

I have gain 15kgs and im 7mths pp. i just wondering if anyone found this? this was my 1st and only c...

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I wanted to stop in and say hi! Still not pregnant. I'm 36 now and my health is definitely not go...

Trying to Conceive

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Hoping it's easier the second time around...
Our Son just turned 9 years old and...

How To Introduce Formula to a Breastfed Baby

By Laura Leavitt

momi feeding baby a bottle of formula Want a smooth transition between breastmilk and formula? Here are some tips!
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How to Make a Wrap Style Baby Sling

By JustMommies staff

Make your own baby sling We added pockets to our baby wrap to make an easy, but practical baby sling. Follow the directions below to make your own. Step 1Measure out your fabric. You will need 7 yards by 1/2 yard. You will need quite a bit of fabric to make this sling. We chose white fabric, but you
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How to Soothe a Colicky Baby

By Laura Leavitt

dad carrying baby in baby wrap Colic makes you and baby miserable - here are some ways to improve baby's chances of moving past it.
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How to Swaddle a Baby

By Laura Leavitt

baby how to swaddle a baby This basic skill can help to calm baby enough to get extra sleep.
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How to Take Your Baby's Temperature

By JustMommies staff

There are three main methods for taking a baby's temperature: in the ear, in the armpit or rectally. Using an oral thermometer isn't recommended until a child is 4 or 5 years old (they're too squirmy before that). Rectal temperature tends to be the most accurate, but we'll look at all three methods.
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How to Treat Infant Constipation

By Laura Leavitt

Various different juices with fruit Constipation causes your little one to feel really uncomfortable, so finding some relief for him or her can really help.
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How to Trim Baby's Nails

By Patty Malowney

Trying to figure out the easiest way to trim your baby’s nails? Many moms worry about how to cut baby’s nails. It is difficult to trim the nails of a squirmy little guy or gal. Your baby’s nails grow really fast and if left untrimmed, she may scratch her adorable little face (or yours) and you
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Infant Drooling - Is This Teething?

By JustMommies staff

Drooling is a normal stage in a baby’s development, and in some cases, it may announce that the baby is teething. The first tooth typically appears when the baby is 6 months old; however, it is not uncommon for it to appear when the baby is 3 or 14 months old. The time when the teeth start to appear
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Is Head Banging Normal for Babies?

By Laura Leavitt

Baby wearing headphones Your baby has seemed completely normal up until about six months, and then all of a sudden he or she develops a startling new habit: head-banging. They may bang their heads on the crib in a rhythmic fashion when it’s time to go to sleep or on the floor or wall when they’re frustrated. What does it
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Is It OK To Diet While You are Breastfeeding?

By Laura Leavitt

mom carrying baby in baby wrap while  preparing fruit with daughter Dieting too early on can be unhealthy, so observe the limits.
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