Finding Comfortable Postpartum Pajamas for the Hospital

Generally speaking, the words “comfortable” and “cozy” don’t really have a place in a healthcare setting, especially right after you give birth. However, what might surprise some new moms is that buying the right postpartum pajamas for the hospital can actually make a difference in how comfortable you are. Given that you’ve just pushed something […]

The 10 Most Trusted Sleep Sacks for Babies

When many of us were children, we went to bed at night in a crib full of fabric bumpers, cozy blankets, and loads of stuffies. Now, sleeping safety guidelines for infants have undergone a significant transition.  This is why so many of us end up adding sleep sacks for babies to our registries.  Sleep sacks […]

Disposable Postpartum Panties: Do You Need Them After Birth?

Before the birth of my first daughter, as I wrote my hospital bag checklist, I think I assumed I’d be preparing for a runway show. Instead of actual postpartum necessities, I focused on cute nursing pajamas, buying a new robe, and packing a makeup bag (yes…MAKEUP!). Practical items like disposable postpartum panties were not even […]

Is It Normal to Not Be Happy After Giving Birth?

New parenthood is often depicted as being filled with snuggly days that are all spent happily falling in love with a newborn. While you might already feel a strong bond with your little one, the truth is that many women discover that being a new parent isn’t always as rosy as those images on diaper […]

With So Many Different Types of Strollers – Which One Should You Choose

In my ignorant, pre-pregnancy mind, a stroller was just a stroller. It was a device to move your baby from one place to another–useful and universal. I didn’t realize, though, that I would have to sort through so many different types of strollers before I could pick one for my baby: Jogging Strollers Travel Systems […]

13 Educational Toys for Babies that Parents Love, Too

You might not think newborns and infants have any use for toys, but you’d be shocked by how much they enjoy them and can learn from them – especially when you buy suitable educational toys for babies! It’s easy to think, “Nope, there’s no way I’m buying my six-month-old a bunch of toys,” but you […]

Styling the Perfect Coming Home from Hospital Outfit for Mom

Having a baby comes with a whirlwind of milestones and anticipated moments. From first baths to first poop explosions, there are a lot of treasured moments (and gross ones, too). The quintessential “we’re leaving the hospital with a new baby” photo op is one of those things. That’s where planning your going home outfit for […]

Our Favorite Labor Induction Tips (and Some to Avoid)

Throughout all of my pregnancy and labor research, the one thing I never wanted to experience was a frantic search for labor induction tips. Since I’d had a relatively easy pregnancy, I assumed my body would do what it needed to bring our little one safely into the world. Imagine my surprise when my due […]

Our Favorite Changing Pad Covers

Despite the use of diapers, babies tend to get their pee and poop in plenty of places other than where you’d actually like them to be. During diaper changes, for example, there seems to be some innate skill for releasing bodily functions all over the surface you’re using for the process. Thank goodness for changing […]

Should You Add an Arms Up Swaddle to Your Baby Registry Checklist?

Take any pre-baby parenting class, and the instructor will likely wax poetic about the benefits of swaddling your baby for sleep. While this is undoubtedly a trusted process, many babies don’t enjoy the suggested “arms across the chest” technique. That’s why companies such as Love to Dream invented the arms up swaddle. Now, I know […]