Parenting

Prenatal & Newborn

Top 10 Must-Dos for the Partner in Labor

Through my 11 years of experience teaching families how to prepare for their birth experience, I have carefully created a top 10 list for dads (or support partners) to help them successfully navigate the waters of childbirth and be the rock star when all is said and done.

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The Power of Play

Playing with your baby may not seem like much more than a fun fest, when, say, they coo at their rattle or try their hands at stacking ‘donuts.’ But make no mistake. What looks like downtime to us is work to little ones – and toys are the tools for getting the job done.

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A Parent’s Guide to Teething

Baby (primary) teeth are an important part of your child’s growth and development. Children with healthy teeth chew better, learn to speak more clearly and smile with confidence. A healthy mouth doesn’t have the germs that could put a child’s health at risk.

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Stay Grounded! It's Tummy Time

Babies need to spend enough time on their tummies when they’re awake to develop appropriately. To reduce the risk of SIDS and suffocation, you know the mantra: Place babies to sleep on their backs (unless your pediatrician advises otherwise) at naptime and night time in a crib that meets the latest safety standards.

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