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Baby Sign Language

Baby Sign Language

By Cosima & Anathea | July 18, 2024

In the journey of nurturing infants, communication is a bridge that connects caregivers with their little ones. Baby sign language, a method of using simple gestures alongside spoken words, has gained popularity for its ability to allow infants to express themselves before they can verbalize their needs. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the…

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Soothing Teething Discomfort Naturally

By Cosima & Anathea | July 10, 2024

Teething is a significant milestone in your baby’s early years, often accompanied by both excitement and challenges. As those tiny teeth begin to emerge, it’s common for babies to experience discomfort, which can leave parents searching for gentle, natural remedies. In this guide, we’ll explore effective ways to ease teething symptoms without relying on medications,…

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Keeping Your Newborn Cool in the Summer Heat

By Cosima & Anathea | July 3, 2024

Seattle summers can bring unexpected heat waves, making it extra important to keep your newborn cool and comfortable. Here’s how you can ensure your little one stays safe and happy during the warmer months. Importance of Keeping a Newborn Cool Newborns are more sensitive to heat than adults. Their small bodies struggle to regulate temperature,…

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What to Pack in Your Birth Bag

By Cosima & Anathea | June 27, 2024

Whether you’re planning a hospital birth, a home birth, or opting for a birth center, knowing what to pack in your birth bag can make all the difference. Each setting has its own requirements and comforts to consider, so let’s talk about what essentials and optional items you should pack to make your birthing experience…

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Returning to Intimacy After Having a Baby

By Cosima & Anathea | June 19, 2024

Welcoming a new baby into the family can bring significant changes to partner dynamics, particularly in the realm of intimacy. For many new parents, the journey to rediscover physical and emotional closeness can be challenging among the demands of caring for a newborn or infant. Today we’ll talk about common challenges faced by couples during…

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Introducing Dogs and Babies

By Cosima & Anathea | June 12, 2024

Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting time. Those who already have “fur babies” in the household may be concerned about how to introduce their dog to their new baby. Dogs are known for their loyalty and companionship and can form wonderful bonds with babies. However, it’s important to begin preparing your…

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The Fourth Trimester: Understanding Your Baby’s Development

By Cosima & Anathea | June 5, 2024

The first three months after a baby’s birth, often called the “fourth trimester,” are a period of significant growth and adjustment for both the newborn and the parents. This phase is crucial for a baby’s physical, emotional, and cognitive development as they transition from the womb to the outside world. For parents, understanding these developmental…

Cradle Cap 101

Cradle Cap 101

By Cosima & Anathea | May 30, 2024

Cradle cap is a common skin condition that affects newborns and infants. Today we will talk about all things cradle cap. We’ll delve into the various aspects of cradle cap, including its causes, symptoms, treatment options, and prevention methods to provide a comprehensive guide for parents and caregivers. What is Cradle Cap? Cradle cap manifests…

Dr. Tara - Pelvic Care

Empowering Women’s Health: An Interview on Pelvic Care with Dr. Tara

By Cosima & Anathea | May 22, 2024

In today’s interview, we have the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Tara Morrison, a dedicated physical therapist who specializes in pelvic care for women. With a passion for addressing women’s unique health needs, she has built a practice that integrates physical therapy, yoga, and holistic wellness to support mothers through their journey. Join us as…

Setting Postpartum Boundaries

Setting Postpartum Boundaries

By Cosima & Anathea | May 15, 2024

With all the excitement of bringing a new baby home, it’s easy to feel obligated to entertain guests who want to stop by to visit you and the baby. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of setting postpartum boundaries. We will share practical tips for setting and communicating boundaries effectively, explore the importance…