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Simple Things to Do with Baby in the 'Burbs

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Simple Things to Do with Baby in the ‘Burbs

Contributed by Suburban Jungle Realty Group. Suburban Jungle Realty Group has offices in NYC, L.A., Miami, Chicago and San Francisco.

Simple Things to Do with Baby in the ‘Burbs

There’s so much to do with infants and babies in the city that -- bonus! -- require little or no planning at all. At a moment’s notice you can pop your fussy newborn into her stroller for a quick cruise around the block or to hang at the park. Even in the winter there are museums to wander through, indoor playscapes to explore, kids clubs to navigate and mom-and-me activities to join from infant yoga to swimming for tiny tots. But what happens when you leave the city for (gulp!) the ‘burbs? Don’t panic -- there’s loads for new moms to do in suburbia! And, like the city, it’s all within stroller distance…

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When to Start Pumping After Having a Baby

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When to Start Pumping After Having A Baby

Contributed by Elina S. Arulraj, MSPT, IBCLC

Elina leads a weekly breastfeeding support group at the Yummy Mummy Store in NYC every Tuesday at 10am.

If your baby has been nursing exclusively and gaining weight well and you are feeling ready for a break here and there after 3-4 weeks of exclusive breastfeeding it is safe to begin giving your baby 1 bottle every or every other day without it impacting the baby's ability to breastfeed.

The best way to do this is either one of the following ways:

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10 Tips for Successful Baby Wearing

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10 Tips for successful baby wearing

Contributed by Bianca Carolina Fern, founder of Metro Minis. http://www.metrominis.com/the-team/

Baby wearing promotes healthy mental, emotional and physical development. Babies who are worn spend more time in the “quiet alert state,” which is the ideal time for learning and observing their surroundings. Being close to a parent’s heartbeat, breathing, voice and warmth helps the newborn “get in rhythm” much faster.

Here are 10 tips to help you and your baby get off on the right step with your carrier or sling.

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Top 15 Tips for Traveling with Baby this Summer

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Top 15 Tips for Traveling with Baby this Summer

The summer season is upon us! And with it comes extra travel. Whether it is a day trip to the beach, a car trip to visit family and friends, or that big vacation complete with baby’s first flight, here are some tips and tricks any new mom can use.Read More