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The Reflux Rundown

 – 20 minutes elevated after a feeding is 20 minutes. Not 15, not 19, but TWENTY WHOLE MINUTES.  Don’t think you can cheat on this.  You will be sorely mistaken.  – Don’t you dare move that baby at all during those 20 minutes so that their head drops below their body level unless you want […]

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Slow Down

Time. It passes. Sometimes it feels like time is going at a snails pace, like in the third trimester of pregnancy or when you are late and stuck at that red light, and sometimes it feels like it is flying, when you’re on vacation, or sleeping. I remember when I was growing up, wanting to […]

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Healing from Postpartum Depression: 3 Starter Steps

After a long, unmedicated, 29 hour labor, I waddled through my front door and went straight into my new baby’s nursery. I sat down on the cream glider next to his crib, and my mother-in-law sat with me as I held his tiny body, curled up against my chest, as I rocked. I was exhausted, […]

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