Most women know that with pregnancy comes many changes to their body. Classics are insatiable hunger, swelling, mood swings, weight gain and stretch marks. A little less known symptom, one which usually turns up in the second or third trimester, is itching.
Until two nights ago, I thought we were safety oriented. I thought we kept a close eye on the kids and danger out of reach. Someone is always with the baby, my four year old is only out of sight for short increments while I step out of the room and my tween is old enough he doesn’t need to be told anymore what is safe.
Unfortunately, breastfeeding in public is still a sore spot for people. Many people don’t give a second thought to the sight of a woman breastfeeding her baby. Some people take particular notice, but still don’t have an issue with it. Others, however, are strongly opinionated that in public, whether using a cover or not, is no place for a mom to breastfeed her baby.
IWhen you find out you’re expecting your first baby, it can be tempting to buy every baby item imaginable. You want to make the first weeks and months with your baby as seamless as possible, of course.
The years have provided us with an infinite number of baby products. It’s hard not to get caught up in the gimicky ones. Everything sounds even better when your baby has arrived and you’re now sleep deprived.