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    Conquering Naps

    Who knew it would be so difficult to get a baby to nap? I thought the big issue would be sleeping through the night, but Em has been doing that since about 2 months and it has been amazing. We’ve really just struggled with his naps. I’ve heard of a 45 minute intruder but his was always at 30 minutes on the dot. He just could not get past that sleep cycle to continue. It’s been this struggle for so long that when he finally slept 1.25 hrs for all three naps yesterday, I couldn’t believe it. I felt like I had to keep checking the monitor to make sure…

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    Breastfeeding Woes

    Breastfeeding. One of the best things you can provide for your newborn comes straight from you. It’s amazing how our bodies can provide. I’ve never really thought about it or did any research on breastfeeding. I’ve just heard that it’s hard but it’s great for your newborn. They say “breast is best” because it can help decrease risks of allergies, SIDS, eczema among other things.  I was, however, worried that I wouldn’t be able to produce enough. Many of my friends have had problems and I, myself am a formula baby for that same reason. Since pregnancy, I was too busy worrying about my growing baby and the upcoming labor…

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