The American Academy of Pediatrics is publishing updated recommendations on car safety seats, but the real-world impact on how parents should use the seats in vehicles will be minimal. In the updated policy statement, “Child Passenger Safety,” and an accompanying technical report, to be published in the November 2018 issueRead More →

In a recent online thread I noticed many mothers providing loving support to a mother in need of it. When a mother mentions what seems to be a drop in supply, many women will rally around her with countless well meaning remedies. It is important to be sure that whenRead More →

It has been a wonderful week reflecting on how having a doula has affected my most recent experience at giving birth, and celebrating World Doula week with women and men around the world who lend themselves to the support of motherhood, giving birth, postpartum support and the like. Spiltmilk hasRead More →

I can speak from experience the trade in event is a great time to shop and get rid of items that take up space. Babies”R”Us® announced that the company’s most-asked-about savings event will return to Babies”R”Us and Toys”R”Us® stores nationwide beginning Sunday, February 11 for loyalty members, and Friday, FebruaryRead More →

Gildan/Alstyle Infant body suits are announcing a recall due to snaps at the crotch that are detaching, posing a choking hazard to young children. The 100% cotton, short-sleeved bodysuits were sold in black, blue, pink and white. They have a lap shoulder construction with three-snap closure at the crotch. AboutRead More →

Some time ago you may remember me mentioning that I am considering going with cloth with my newborn. This is a decision I constantly regret not making when the twins were in diapers and potty training.  It could have saved me hundreds not to mention emergency store runs.  In theRead More →