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Pregnancy
Katie Reed

Am I Pregnant? How to Know It’s Time To Test

Wondering if you might be pregnant, but not sure if it’s the right time to take a pregnancy test? We’ve got answers to all your questions about how pregnancy tests work, when you should test, and why you shouldn’t worry if your period is late.

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Babies
Katie Reed

How to Boost Your Breast Milk Supply Naturally

Breastfeeding can be a beautiful and wonderful experience for a new mom. But if your milk supply is low, it can be scary and upsetting. Here are some common questions and answers about how to tell if your supply is low, what causes a low milk supply and how to boost your milk supply naturally.

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Postpartum
Katie Reed

Best Stretch Marks Removal Creams and Oils

While no one should feel ashamed of their stretch marks – they are, after all, completely natural – it is not always easy to ignore these feelings. Luckily, there are many products out there that can help to diminish the look of stretch marks. In some cases they can even cause them to be almost invisible.

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PARENTING
Katie Reed

How to Plan the Perfect Play Date For Your Kids

Planning the perfect play date can be stressful for parents and children alike. Figuring out logistics like where to have the play date, what activities to do, whether food should be included, how long it should last, and what rules should be followed can be overwhelming. But with just a minimum of effort you can be prepared for any occasion and plan the perfect play date for your kids.

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Babies
Katie Reed

Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies To Boost Milk Supply

Lactation cookies are such a boon to any mama who is struggling to build up her milk supply. Breastfeeding a baby is difficult at the best of times, but if you don’t make a lot of milk, it can be an uphill struggle for as long as you choose to nurse.

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PARENTING
Katie Reed

Back to School Health Tips for the Whole Family

My kids have been back to school for only three weeks, but I’ve already had to nurse two boys back to health, and I even ended up with a 103 degree fever of my own! Back to school is an awful time for illness. Your children are interacting with tons of friends, new and old, and they’re around an entirely new set of germs. If you want to avoid the dreaded back to school illnesses, check out these incredible health tips that can help the whole family!

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Babies
Katie Reed

A Real Review of Member’s Mark Premium Baby Diapers

As a mom of four boys, I know my way around a diaper. I can tell you which ones are great and which ones are not. And I can absolutely vouch that these Member’s Mark Premium Baby Diapers from Sam’s Club are the real deal. Soft, absorbent and cute, they are the best value and most bang for your buck! Come read all about why I love them so much!

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PARENTING
Katie Reed

How to Pack for Traveling with a Baby

Traveling with babies and kids can be an amazing experience full of rewards you could never imagine. But the pitfalls are there, too. A little bit of preparation goes a very long way in ensuring you and your family have the absolute best travel experiences.

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