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As more people shop online, finding stores that sell high-quality baby gear and have a friendly, knowledgeable staff team seems to be getting harder to find in today’s world. I know firsthand that navigating endless information and reviews on baby products and toys can be a huge time-suck. For parents that want to purchase the […]

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Before I start this post, I just want to include a disclaimer that I will support you no matter how you choose to feed your baby. There’s nothing wrong with formula-feeding if that’s what works for your family. That said, I know breastfeeding poses a different set of challenges. I chose to breastfeed my own […]

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As parents, we all know how important it is to keep our kids healthy, but it can be really hard to find the “right” pediatrician when there are literally hundreds to choose from in the area. In this blog post, I’ll introduce you to the most highly-rated pediatricians in Boston and the surrounding areas. Here […]

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What You Should Know About Home Birth in Massachusetts Considering having a home birth in Massachusetts? I’ve got your back! This guide is not exhaustive, but it should help you start your search for Massachusetts home birth midwives if you’re looking for one. Before I get into it, though, I need to let you know […]

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  Hiring a doula for the births of my children was one of the best decisions I made, and I’d highly recommend it to any of my maternity clients (but we’ll get to that shortly). Since I know that many of my clients are considering whether or not to hire a doula and/or looking for […]

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Visiting a good toy store always brings out my inner child—from hands-on access to products to recommendations from friendly and knowledgeable staff to a fantastic selection of high-quality products made locally and curated worldwide, toy stores offer customers (both parents and kids!) a unique experience they won’t get by shopping online. Check out one of […]

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It’s so hard to wait to “meet” your baby when you’re expecting! For those who are dying to see what their little one looks like, ultrasound technology is available to give parents a sneak peek into what their baby is doing in utero. During your pregnancy journey, ultrasounds provide snapshots of what your little one […]

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Personable medical care can make a world of difference in a woman’s healthcare experience. Finding friendly, professional obstetricians and gynecologists can be daunting but doesn’t have to be an impossible task. As part of my series on local OB/GYN practices and birthing centers, today I’ll be discussing Concord OB/GYN (for information on other local practices, […]

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Before I start this post, I just want to include a disclaimer that I will support you no matter how you choose to feed your baby. There’s nothing wrong with formula-feeding if that’s what works for your family. That said, I know breastfeeding poses a different set of challenges. I chose to breastfeed my own […]

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