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Baby Halloween Party

Baby Halloween Party

Oakley got her first piece of mail the other week! It was an invitation to a baby Halloween party! It was a BYOB party, a bring your own bottle party! One of the babies had the same birthday as Oakley and two of them were…

Natural vs. Medicated Birth

Natural vs. Medicated Birth

Originally, I thought I wanted a natural birth.  I told myself that I didn’t want an epidural to extend my labor or cause a c-section and that I didn’t want a huge needle going into my back.  I took a labor and delivery class and…

Trial and Error

Trial and Error

If there’s one thing I have learned about newborns is that everything is trial and error! From formula, to diapers, to bottles, and diaper rash cream.  Every baby is different and newborns don’t come with instruction manuals so a lot of it is trying different…

How to Increase Your Milk Supply

How to Increase Your Milk Supply

Before I had Oakley, everyone would always ask me, “are you going to breastfeed?” I would always say, “I hope so.”  I had heard about people that wanted to breastfeed but couldn’t and I really hoped that wouldn’t happen to me. I knew how beneficial…

What You Really Need In Your Hospital Bag

What You Really Need In Your Hospital Bag

Not much! Just kidding, but seriously.  I felt the same way about what to pack in my hospital bag as I did baby essentials when I spent hours scrolling through Pinterest.  It was overwhelming to me because it seemed like people couldn’t pick less than…