Growing Our Family Blog
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Rh incompatibility during pregnancy can sound like a scary thing, and gone untreated it can be dangerous to you and your baby. This post is intended to cover all the facts about Rh incompatibility and how to prevent any potential problems. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this post is not intended to […]
At least once per week, my husband turns to me and asks “when will our son ______”. Although I have a general idea of when babies meet certain milestones (aka I know they don’t start walking at 2 months old), I do not have all of those milestones memorized. I decided to do some research […]
Introducing kids to a new dog can be difficult at times. Whether that is bringing your newborn home to the hospital, or introducing your child to a new dog. Not only do you have to keep your child safe, but you also want to make sure it is a positive experience for both parties. If […]
Babies may be small, but their packing lists are huge. They need so many things to keep them entertained, comfortable, and contained. Here is my guide to surviving a hotel stay and tips for traveling with baby. SUBSCRIBE to our weekly newsletter to get the free high resolution printable version! It’s completely free and you can […]
Hey there mommas! Leading up to delivery, you might start hearing stories about people’s breastfeeding journey. Some will be positive, but others will be negative. Here are some breastfeeding tips to help you get through the steep learning curve once your baby is born! My posts may contain affiliate links, which means that I may […]
If you are thinking about adding to your family within the next few years, there are some things to consider. Deciding to have a second baby is a huge decision for most families, and will literally change your life. Here are some things to consider when making this big decision. My posts may contain affiliate […]
Going to the beach used to be easy, we would wake up and were quickly out the door. Throw some flip flops and some sunscreen in a bag and that was it. Now, with our Son, there is a whole process to making sure we have everything we need before bringing baby to the beach. […]
The third trimester – congratulations, you’ve made it to the end! This can be the best and worst of the trimesters. On the plus side, you get to do a lot of the “big” stuff. You can feel all of the baby movements, and you can start the countdown until you meet your little one. […]
This past weekend, we went on our first long road trip with our 7-month-old. I was dreading the trip, and assumed it was going to be the worst 8 hours of my life. After doing loads of research and asking other parents for advice, we were able to make the drive there and back with […]
You’ve made it to the second trimester! This is what most women consider to be the best trimester. Here is what you can expect from weeks 13 to 28. If you prefer to listen instead of read, check out my podcast on this topic here. This post may contain affiliate links, which mean that I may […]