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My Favorite Things: Basic Baby Supplies

What should we get for our new baby?

This is the question I get asked all the time by new parents or parents-to-be. I like to tell them about MY favorite things, but leave the door open for them to choose for themselves.

As a postpartum doula, you might be surprised at how short my “favorite things” list is when it comes to baby supplies. You might also be surprised at how few things are really necessary to care for your baby at all. In this blog, we’ll focus on some of the most basic tools for baby care: feeding supplies, swaddling and dressing.

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Seeing Yellow: Jaundice and the Breast Fed Baby

Jaundice is a common condition which, according to the CDC, occurs in about 60% of term and 80% of preterm babies during the first week of life and is more common in the breast fed baby.

What is the difference between Breastfeeding Jaundice and Breast Milk Jaundice?

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