Finding my Focus in Among the Chaos

When I started MomsHood back in February I had no idea what the response may be. I have been amazed that 400 parents have signed up so quickly, I feel like we are onto something – building a community of parents swapping clothes and helping each other out, I’m excited about where it is going. I also had no idea at the time how chaotic life would be when my second child was born four weeks ago.

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Bringing Home Your Newborn

It is quite a daunting experience bringing home your newborn. Your doctor has pronounced your baby fit and well and now the big day is here. You have probably decorated your nursery but you will realize that the crib needs to be with you on your side of the bed. Set up your changing table as a baby station close by, complete with all your essentials at hand, that is, you can reach them with one hand on the baby when he is on the changing table. Essentials such as diapers, wipes, creams, disposable change table linings and anti-bacterial wipes and of course the trash bin should be right there.

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Preventing First Cesareans

Many expectant moms are concerned about the high rate of cesareans today, and the concern isn’t unfounded. One in three U.S. moms give birth via cesarean and yet this is not improving outcomes for women or babies. C-sections can be lifesaving when they are needed, but when used without medical reason, the risks can outweigh the benefits.

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Breastfeeding the way forward

Hello again new moms! All mothers want to do their best for their babies it goes without saying. So many mothers decided not to breastfeed and it's such a shame. If you talk to them they will give you all the negatives and its really is enough to put new moms off the idea before they have even tried. So let's see if we can dispel some of those negativeness and see if we can raise a discussion to promote breast feeding as the way forward.

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