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I can so clearly remember sitting down to make my first baby registry as a 3rd year family medicine resident. I was months from being a fully boarded ‘expert’ in family wellness. My nieces and nephews already numbered in the dozens. What I thought would be a fun wishlist adventure devolved into a tear-stained stress-fest […]

Why It Matters It’s National Baby Safety Month! We wanted to start by highlighting a safe and stylish nursery. Most parents-to-be set up their nursery before the baby arrives. You have weeks or even months to arrange everything just so. It’s easy to get sucked into trendy products that are oh-so-cute and not think about […]

Happy International Family Fun Month! We are going to be featuring lots of ways to enhance fun as a new family this month and to start, we’re talking play-spaces for babies. WHY IT MATTERS Do babies even need this stuff?? Certainly not at first. All newborns need for play are snuggles, a face to talk […]

Happy International Day of Friendship! In honor of the day, we wanted to give some advice on how to be an amazing friend and spoil a new parent. The transition from expecting, to being a new parent of a baby outside the womb is one of the absolute craziest life changes a human can experience. […]

WHY IT MATTERS There is a lot of confusing and alarmist information out there on the internet about the safety of basically everything in pregnancy. We all want to be safe, but also to not be deprived of allofthethings for 9+ months. Coffee is one that is hotly debated. Here’s the breakdown of real evidence […]

Sure, it’s possible to get pregnant without planning (there’s a whole MTV show about it), but that’s not usually the ideal. Pregnancy is a time of extraordinary change and significant growth – literally and figuratively – in your body and your life. Going into that with optimal health, nutrition and support can help you have the […]

You know all those people who say, “It takes a village to raise a child.”? Well, turns out they’re right! The problem is, most of us don’t live in ‘villages’ these days. We live in cities or suburbs or maybe on idyllic hobby farms close to cultural centers (my personal dream). Over a third of […]