Preparing for Baby
When you are having a baby, you have a lot to think about. You need to decide what type of birth you want and where you will have your baby. Once your baby comes, you need to be prepared with the proper equipment to make your baby healthy and comfortable.
We know this can be overwhelming for many new mothers. That’s why we’ve prepared a Baby Check List on our web site. In this section, you will find articles that provide valuable information on the following.
Birth Plan: Women can choose from a variety of birth plans. They can take place at home, in a delivery room, in a birthing room or in a shower. This article will help you decide which plan you want, what you will need for delivery and how to create the perfect atmosphere for your birth.
Labor Birth: When you do go into labor, the last thing you want to think about is packing a bag. If you leave this for the last minute, chances are you will forget items you need for the birth experience. This article will help you determine which items you should be packing so you can be sure you have them on hand when the moment arrives!
Baby Checklist: Once your baby comes, you will need to be prepared with clothing, bath items, a crib, car seat and more! Read this article to make sure you have everything you need to keep your little one happy and healthy.
Breastfeeding Information: Many mothers choose to breastfeed, and while this can be a healthy option, it also takes a lot of preparation. This article will give you the information you need so that your breastfeeding experience goes as smoothly as possible.
If you are expecting a baby, this is an exciting time in your life, but you must also focus on what you will need for motherhood. Hopefully our baby checklist can help to keep you organized during this important stage in your life.
Baby Shower SaladsUpdated:
Salads are perfect for a baby shower. More than just an appetizer but not as heavy as a full meal, they leave room for the highlight of the shower (besides new mom and baby)…the cake! AMBROSIA FRUIT SALAD Ingredients: 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges, drained1 (13 oz.) can pineapple chunks, drained1/2 cup miniature marshmallows1 […]Read more »
Planning a Baby ShowerUpdated:
If you are not the shower hostess, choose the hostess and point her this way or print all the information for her. The goal is to help the new parents welcome their new baby with friendship and love. Another goal is to do it stress-free, so the hostess get to enjoy this celebration too! We’ve […]Read more »
Baby Shower ThemesUpdated:
Baby showers can either have a theme or not. The choice to host a theme shower is up to the hostess. Having a theme has a few benefits, but it also has a few complications. It makes it easier to plan games, decorations, the cake and to add extra flair and style to the shower […]Read more »
Baby Shower GamesPublished:
Baby Shower Games Baby shower games serve two purposes. One is to get your guests mingling, participating, and laughing with each other. Many of the baby shower guests may not know each other, especially the mom-to-be’s friends and her relatives. It also gives the guest of honor some fun time with her friends and family […]Read more »
Baby Shower ChecklistsPublished:
Printable Baby Shower Checklists How are you going to keep track of guests, food, and everything else you need to remember without getting stressed? With checklists of course! From start to finish, you can enjoy the shower without forgetting a thing. All of the checklists are printer-friendly versions. Start with the printable baby shower […]Read more »
Birth Plan Worksheet Decide on what you want from your birth experience. This worksheet will get you started on creating a customized birth plan to ensure your care provider is aware of your wishes. A Labor Birth Plan Worksheet 1. I would like to give birth: at home in a birthing room in a delivery […]Read more »
Childbirth Checklist: What to Pack in Your Hospital BagUpdated:
When it’s time to deliver your baby, be prepared for the hospital with this handy checklist. You’ll want to have all of the comforts of home to ensure you’re not worried about anything and you’re completely able to focus on the safe arrival of your new baby. That said, gather the items on the below […]Read more »
New Baby Needs ChecklistUpdated:
Not sure what to buy? Confused by the multitude of baby items? Use this checklist to get ready for baby without buying unnecessary items. Health & Bathing Supplies for New Baby ___ nasal aspirator ___ diaper rash ointment ___ baby fever reducer ___ thermometer ___ gentle baby soap ___ no tears shampoo ___ blunt baby nail scissors ___ baby brush and comb […]Read more »
Breastfeeding Basics: Tips, Products, Must-Haves and More!Updated:
If you’re planning to breastfeed your baby, then it helps to prepare ahead of time to ensure you’re set up for success, and we’re here to help. From the supplies you’ll need to handy resources to be aware of, this is the breastfeeding cheat sheet you’ve been looking for! Breastfeeding Supplies __ A nursing braThere […]Read more »