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Mary Givens

Experienced mommy of 2 that absolutely loves sharing lessons with others. I'm here to help!

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Best Unique Baby Shower Themes [Most Popular in 2018]

By Mary Givens

You or your bestie is having a baby! Before you buy out the entire baby section at Marshall’s (you can do that later), you need to start thinking about the baby shower!Planning the perfect baby shower can be overwhelming! The first step (and one of the hardest) is picking an awesome theme and we’re here […]

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Transitioning from Breastmilk to Formula: How to, Tips, & Tricks

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“Should I switch to formula?” This is one of the major questions that new moms tend to ponder on the most. In this article, we’ll discuss everything you need to know when transitioning from breastmilk to formula. This article is jam-packed with everything you need to know when it comes to switching from breastmilk to […]

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7 TSA Breast Milk Rules You Need to Know When Flying

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Air travel can test your patience under the best of circumstances. But having to deal with long security lines, the TSA, delayed flights, or lost baggage is the worst. Traveling with breastmilk adds even more stress to flying. But don’t worry, this guide has everything you need to know about how to travel with breastmilk. […]

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Alcohol, Smoking, Marijuana, Xanax and Breastfeeding: What You Need to Know

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When you’re breastfeeding, it’s important to be mindful of what you put into your body. And here’s why: substances that you ingest can get passed straight to your baby through breast milk.This article discusses the impact of cigarettes, marijuana, Xanax, and alcohol on your baby if you’re breastfeeding. Risks of Substances While BreastfeedingYou have just […]

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Oral & Feeding Aversion in Infants & Toddlers [Survival Guide]

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What’s the last yummy treat you craved? A cupcake? Chocolate? Pizza? Now try to imagine the opposite feeling of that craving. That’s what a feeding aversion feels like. In this article, we discuss what feeding aversion is and what to do when your infant or toddler won’t eat. Oral aversion Oral aversion is a fear, […]

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How to Make Breastmilk Fattier: 4 Proven Ways

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Breastfeeding is one of the most incredible gifts a mother can give to her child. Our breast milk is the life source for our little ones, and we want to make sure it’s filled with all of the nutrients they need.A common concern about breast feeding is that there’s not enough fat in breastmilk. In […]