Sleep

1:26 Born to Be Breastfed Podcast host Marie Biancuzzo introduces Rachelle and her company Maternal Instincts as well as the types of services it offers  2:14 Rachelle explains the newborn care specialist, night nanny and postpartum doula (hint: ALL are certified in their field)  3:16 Postpartum doulas are full family care (think groceries, cooking, pets, laundry and more)  [...]

Have you read the stories online about the types of moms you’ll meet on your child’s first day of school? There’s the sporty mom, the organized mom, the all-business mom, the crunchy mom and all of us perfectly imperfect moms in between. We hate stereotypes. They’re rarely spot on and do much more to divide [...]

Becoming Parents As first time parents, my wife and I didn’t really know what to expect. We were used to a selfish, carefree lifestyle and we didn’t expect how quickly our life would be turned upside down. My wife and I both had good jobs and enjoyed working hard and playing harder and I never [...]

Did you know there is no precise manual for preparing a mama to go back to work? There’s no prescription for handling the sleepless nights, nursing, introducing a bottle and then obsessing about leaving this magnificent creation to be cared for by someone else, all the while trying to figure how to take care of [...]

Crying it out.  Is that even a thing anymore?  How can something so outdated and so irrelevant with little ones be still used as a tool?  This whole thought is brought to you by the conversations I randomly hear.  I overheard a couple of ladies that have thirteen-year olds like mine chatting about the newborn [...]

We, as parents are on the hunt for the best information for our little ones.  We sometimes become a little obsessive (guilty hand waving high over here) about if our babies are doing enough, eating enough, playing enough and the big one NAPPING enough… This sleep thing, boy did it send me for a loop. [...]

What is normal night time sleep? what does through the night mean? Come to sleep support group and get your questions answered! Sleep group is the place to come and visit with other families and have open friendly discussions about problem solving your current infant sleep issues. We help facilitate discussions with compassion, no judgment [...]

Introducing Baby Led Sleep Training We have created a one-of-a kind method of Baby Led Sleep Training and now, we're ready to bring it to you! How much better would your life be if your infant was sleeping soundly by the age of four months? It may sound incredible, but our technique is based on years of experience and [...]

It has been the common go to advice since the 1970's that a bottle of formula or even a bottle of formula AND rice cereal before bed will encourage longer night time sleep stretches. I can’t say this loud enough.....NO it won’t! Let’s just look at breast-milk first. Breast milk is a live form of [...]

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