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THE KEY TO EXPRESSING MORE BREAST MILK FOR YOUR BABY

October 16, 2018

Relaxation while using your breast pump is essential to expressing more breast milk for you baby. It is important to eliminate influences in your nervous system that elicit the “fight or flight” response. You probably know the “fight or flight” response shuts down excess circulation to the extremities, sending adrenalin through your system, causing cold hands, slowing your digestion, and basically stopping any “unnecessary functions” such as your milk let-down in order to send more blood rushing to the heart and running muscles. ... Read more …

STEPS TO HELP A BREASTFEEDING MOTHER RETURN TO WORK

October 16, 2018

Can a mother continue breastfeeding after returning to work? Well, Breastfeeding guessed it right, you most certainly can! According to the American Pediatrics Academy, the babies should receive their mother’s milk for the first 6 months of birth. Now there are a few steps you need to take in order to be prepared to return to work.1) Breastfeed at least 8-12 times every 24 hrs. (or pump your breasts if baby is not breastfeeding). ... Read more …

STEPS TO HELP A BREASTFEEDING MOTHER RETURN TO WORK

October 16, 2018

Can a mother continue breastfeeding after returning to work? Well, you guessed it right, you most certainly can! According to the American Pediatrics Academy, the babies should receive their mother’s milk for the first 6 months of birth. Now there are a few steps you need to take in order to be prepared to return to work.1) Breastfeed at least 8-12 times every 24 hrs. (or pump your breasts if baby is not breastfeeding). ... Read more …

IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A DIAPER BAG

October 16, 2018

There are lots of baby essentials that you need to carry whenever you bring your baby somewhere. Having a diaper bag will help you make your baby stuff more organized. This bag was originally designed to store diapers, however, most bags offer more than enough space where you could put baby products and accessories.Aside from diapers, you can put everything in it such as feeding bottles, medicines, baby clothes, toys, pacifiers and anything your baby needs while away at home. ... Read more …

7 THINGS PREGNANT WOMEN NEED TO CARE FOR BEFORE DELIVERY

October 16, 2018

There are a lot of times when you are confused about planning the future and pregnancy is one of those times. Women need to think about a lot of choices they have in terms of childbirth. Here are some tips that’ll help you make a decision in these matters.1. Pick your hospital: Where you will deliver is the biggest question that pregnant moms have to deal with. Choose a hospital which is nearest to you and that is comfortable for you since you’ll be spending quite an important part of your pregnant time there. ... Read more …

GETTING READY FOR BABY - A NEWBORN CHECKLIST

October 16, 2018

Having everything you need for baby ready to go before you bring your newborn home is a wise thing for a new parent to do. But what to get for a newborn baby?Keep in mind that you never really need as much as you think you will. Be realistic. Do you really need a bottle warmer? If you’re a parent who can afford it and you want it even if you don’t need it, then go for it. ... Read more …

IMPORTANCE OF HAVING A DIAPER BAG

October 16, 2018

There are lots of baby essentials that you need to carry whenever you bring your baby somewhere. Having a diaper bag will help you make your baby stuff more organized. This bag was originally designed to store diapers, however, most bags offer more than enough space where you could put baby products and accessories.Aside from diapers, you can put everything in it such as feeding bottles, medicines, baby clothes, toys, pacifiers and anything your baby needs while away at home. ... Read more …

7 THINGS PREGNANT WOMEN NEED TO CARE FOR BEFORE DELIVERY

October 16, 2018

There are a lot of times when you are confused about planning the future and pregnancy is one of those times. Women need to think about a lot of choices they have in terms of childbirth. Here are some tips that’ll help you make a decision in these matters.1. Pick your hospital: Where you will deliver is the biggest question that pregnant moms have to deal with. Choose a hospital which is nearest to you and that is comfortable for you since you’ll be spending quite an important part of your pregnant time there. ... Read more …

GETTING READY FOR BABY - A NEWBORN CHECKLIST

October 16, 2018

Having everything you need for baby ready to go before you bring your newborn home is a wise thing for a new parent to do. But what to get for a newborn baby?Keep in mind that you never really need as much as you think you will. Be realistic. Do you really need a bottle warmer? If you’re a parent who can afford it and you want it even if you don’t need it, then go for it. ... Read more …

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCCESSFUL DOG BATHING

October 16, 2018

“Can I wash my own dog? It can’t be that hard can it?” These are the words that I hear everyday as I go about my business working at the Pooch Parlor in Northern Idaho. Each time I walk a customer through this process, I find myself wondering why in the world something so simple is so doggone hard to explain. Washing your own dog may seem simple, but - only if you think and speak ‘dog’ - the language of your own dog. ... Read more …