Registering for Baby: What Do You Really Need?

If you’re starting to think about registering for baby gear and look at online or retail store Baby Registry checklists lists (like the one shown at right here), your first reaction might be “Oh, that’s a long list.” Your second thought might be “Wow, I didn’t think of this. Or…

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Epidurals, Pitocin and Breastfeeding — What Does it Mean for You

You may have seen that a study, “The Association Between Common Labor Drugs and Suckling When Skin-to–Skin During the First Hour After Birth,” was recently published. This study investigated whether these medications had any negative correlation to breastfeeding initiation in the first hour of skin-to-skin contact after birth. Results indicate that breastfeeding initiation…

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