BORN TO BE LOVED
Baby & Breastfeeding
Benefits of Co-Sleeping ~ A great article by Dr. Sears on co-sleeping. Co-sleeping helps parents survive the newborn stage mentally intact.
Circumcision ~ If you are sure that you want to circumcise your baby, we can give you contact info for area doctors who will perform the procedure on homebirth babies. But please do your research first, and make sure you know why you want your baby circumcised. It is not a complication free or necessary procedure as it is often promoted.
Kelly Mom ~ Kelly Mom covers every breastfeeding topic! If you are wondering whether you’re making enough milk, your baby is going through a nursing strike, or anything else, look here first!
Ask Dr. Sears ~ Lots of great articles on breastfeeding and many other pregnancy and parenting topics.
The Leaky B@@b ~ Articles and advice from another parent just like you
Babywearing International ~ Good resource on the different kinds of carriers and wraps.
Babywearing as Practical Life ~ How does it really work
The Babywearing Swap ~ A huge group dedicated to buying, selling, and trading baby carriers, wraps, and accessories. Always consider buying wraps and ring slings used. They have great resale value, and are often more comfortable if they’ve been broken in.
More Breastfeeding Info
Adventures in Breastfeeding ~ Truths for First Time Parents
Realities of Tandum Nursing ~ Nursing a baby and a toddler
The Secret to a Healthier Breastfeeding Relationship ~ What matters with breastfeeding
Breastfeeding Clothing Hacks ~ Easy, breastfeeding friendly
How to Encourage Breastfeeding Moms ~ The best cancer medicine
Breastfeeding a Toddler ~ The realities...
No Feeding Schedules ~ Breastfed babies are hungry, thirsty and need comforting
Babyled Weaning ~ Involves no purees and rice cereal, but instead introduces nutritious, whole foods from the start.
Feeding Solids as it comes Naturally ~ Weaning, purees, and what comes natural
Babyled Feeding ~ A sensory adventure
Raising a Non-Picky Eater ~ Sometimes a difficult task
Thousand Dollar Baby Budget Challenge ~ Can you do it....?
Minimalist's Guide to Baby Must Haves ~ Baby's must have basics
After Birth Must Haves ~ The un-glamourous postpartum list
Chamberlains2Go ~ Newborn Info Vlog
Recommended YouTube Videos
Attaching You Baby at the Breast ~ Techniques and positioning
5 Basic Breastfeeding Tips ~ From another first-time parent./ to you
My Breastfeeding Journey ~ Tongue Tie and Laid Back Nursing
Harvey's First Adjustment ~ Benefits and techniques of getting babies adjusted
Parenting and Breastfeeding Groups
Virtual Pregnancy Circle
Mondays 3pm, virtual
$10/week, sliding scale available
Tuesdays 10am, Virtual
$10/week/sliding scale available
6 wks for $150
Milky Mamas Breastfeeding Support ~ A Facebook group that’s a good place to post any questions you have.
Cloth Diaper Info Vlogs and Blogs
Cloth Nappy Haul Part 1 ~ Different cloth diaper options and benefits of each
Cloth Nappy Haul Part 2 ~ Continuing with cloth diaper options
Favorite Cloth Diapers ~ More info on pros and cons of different diaper brands
FuzziBunz Diaper Review ~ All the deets
Cloth Diaper Routine ~ Cleaning tips for cloth diapers
How To Cloth Diaper on Vacation ~ Tips and techniques
Homemade Cloth Diaper Yeast Cream ~ Recipe and tips
Cloth Diapering a Newborn ~ Tips and tricks
Potty Training Your Infant ~ All you want to know
Breastfeeding and Milk Supply
**Tip** Be sure and check with your insurance for Lactation Consultant coverage and most insurances also cover Breast Pumps. Ask your midwife (us!) to write you a prescription !!
10 Tips for Increasing Supply ~ Great video for all the ways your milk supply can be boosted
10 Tips (article that goes with above video) ~ Great article with details from above video
11 Herbs to Naturally Increase Lactation ~ So many great options and ideas
Galactagogues: a full list ~ Galactagogues are all the things that increase lactation (milk supply)