Tuesday, 11 December 2018

All posts by Ennio

Postpartum Depression: What to Do + Postpartum Depression Resources
25 Aug
10:50

Postpartum Depression: What to Do + Postpartum Depression Resources

So far in our Postpartum Depression posts, we’ve talked about what you can do while pregnant, how to tell between baby blues vs. the real thing, and breaking the stigma. Now it’s important to talk about the postpartum depression resources and what to do if you or someone you know […]

Newborn Care Basics: Newborn Care In the Hospital
18 Aug
11:58

Newborn Care Basics: Newborn Care In the Hospital

From the very moment labor is over, you are officially a parent! It’s amazing, wonderful, unbelievable… and also frightening. At least the very first time. Even if you’ve read every book imaginable from cover to cover, reading about taking care of baby and actually holding that life in your hands […]

Can Listening to Classical Music Really Make Your Newborn Smarter?
09 Aug
1:16

Can Listening to Classical Music Really Make Your Newborn Smarter?

*We definitely do not recommend putting headphones on a newborn or baby. In short, no. The “Mozart Effect” has been pretty widely debunked by scientists. Newborns + classical music will not equal a genius child. In most studies, the IQ level of people who were exposed to classical music early […]

3 Ways to Make Overnight Newborn Care Affordable for Anyone
09 Aug
1:15

3 Ways to Make Overnight Newborn Care Affordable for Anyone

There’s no getting around the fact that overnight newborn care can be pricey. The high-demand for night nannies and odd hours are just two of the many reasons why overnight newborn care is simply too pricey for many new parents. However, that doesn’t mean that sleep is only reserved for […]

Connecting with Your Older Child After Bringing Baby Home
09 Aug
1:15

Connecting with Your Older Child After Bringing Baby Home

The newborn phase is nothing short of all-consuming. Add an older sibling or two to the mix? And Mama will definitely be feeling pulled in many directions from time to time. Being intentional about the time you dedicate to baby’s big sister or brother will benefit everyone- including baby! Here […]

Tips for Dad: Bonding with Your Newborn
09 Aug
1:15

Tips for Dad: Bonding with Your Newborn

While the role’s that Moms and Dads play are often different, these days Dads are truly taking a bigger role in child-rearing. Especially when it comes to the newborn phase. With Dads sharing in providing for baby’s needs and all the baby cuddling, it’s important to talk about Dad bonding […]

Postpartum Depression: What Can You Do While Pregnant?
09 Aug
1:15

Postpartum Depression: What Can You Do While Pregnant?

Nobody wants to think postpartum depression could happen to them- it’s serious and it’s painful. There is no way to predict if you will experience it or not, but it is always a good idea to take a few precautions before baby arrives so you can be prepared just in […]

Should You Have a Newborn Schedule?
09 Aug
1:15

Should You Have a Newborn Schedule?

Every baby is so unique, and their sleep patterns and rhythms are no different. My two older boys always slept like angels from day one. My #3 on the other hand, has given us sleep trouble from day 1. So should you have a newborn schedule? The answer is yes, […]

Postpartum Depression: Baby Blues vs. The Real Thing
09 Aug
1:15

Postpartum Depression: Baby Blues vs. The Real Thing

Knowing the difference between the very common “baby blues” and the less common but very serious postpartum depression is incredibly important. Both for an expecting mother and those who are close around her. The symptoms can often be interchangeable, however they differ in a few ways and in the intensity […]

Newborn Play Spaces
09 Aug
1:15

Newborn Play Spaces

A newborn has very simple needs when it comes to “play”. Singing, eye contact, being spoken to, looking at simple, color contrasting images, sensory textures are about all it takes to engage and enjoy time with baby in newborn play spaces. But its never too early to start thinking and […]