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Sleeping Environment
Why Do Babies Arch Their Backs, Kick, and Grunt Throughout the Night?
Any parent that has ever attempted to sleep with their baby in the same room will be familiar with their baby moving and making noises during the night. It can disrupt a parent’s sleep and may cause extra worry if you’re not familiar with the potential reasons babies grunt and squirm throughout the night. In this blog, I will discuss the potential reasons for such noises and movements and learn how you can handle it for both your baby’s and your sleep. 1. Normal Newborn Sleep Behavior Newborns s
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Family Life
5 Best Kept Secrets to Enjoying Disney Parks with Babies and Toddlers
As a Florida resident for the better part of thirty years, I spent a fair amount of time visiting Disney World. However, most of those visits were as a child or a single person. Any parent can tell you the world with babies and toddlers is a very different place, and Disney parks are no exception.  The first time I took children to Disney World was in July (first mistake), and by the end of the day, my then-four-year-old declared, "I hate Disney." Not exactly how I thought things would go at the
Pregnancy Symptoms and Challenges
Metallic Taste During Pregnancy? Causes & Solutions Explained
So you have a metallic taste in your mouth, and you are pregnant. This probably is not your worst pregnancy symptom, but it can be pretty annoying. This condition has a scientific name called Dysgeusia, and the metallic taste it gives off can occur when you eat food and when you are not. A lot of individuals describe this sensation as though they were just sucking on a penny. Talk about yuck! Causes So, what causes 93% of pregnant individuals to experience Dysgeusia? It is caused by surprise, su
Buying Advice
Our 2024 ABC Kids Expo Product Top Picks
At Your Baby Club, we aim to provide our members with all the insights on the best and most effective products for parents. We sent someone to the ABC Expo in Las Vegas to get the lowdown on the latest and greatest brands and products out there for new moms and dads. Below are some of our favorites: Maxi-Cosi What we like: The See Pro 360 Baby Monitor not only allows you to keep a close eye on your baby in their crib-it can also tell you why they are crying! Their cryosis technology analyzes you
Your Pregnancy Mental Health and Well-being
Maintaining a Healthy Relationship with Your Partner During Pregnancy
“I'm calling bullsh*t on the whole thing. Pregnancy sucks. Making a human being is really hard. I have no control over my body or my emotions. Gar-bear, I'm sorry. All I want to do is punch you in the face! But I love you so much so I don't mean it!” - Wendy, What to Expect When You’re Expecting This scene in the 2012 movie What to Expect When You’re Expecting always cracks me up!  When I saw this, my firstborn was 1 year old and all those experiences and emotions were still very fresh. Pregnanc
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Amazon Prime Day 2024
Buying Advice
Amazon's July 2024 Prime Day Sale
It’s time! Amazon is helping families save BIG this summer! July 16-17th is Amazon’s Prime Day sale which means you don’t have to break the bank checking off your baby-prep check-lists. Take a look at our product round-up below to quickly find exactly what you’re looking for – including those brand names parents love – all for a great deal! *NOTE: Links below may be affiliate links, but all prices are accurate at the time of writing and this will not affect the amount you pay.  Car Seats, Stroll
Buying Advice
Are You Ready for Amazon Prime Day?
Get ready for savings with can’t-miss deals during Amazon’s Prime Day sale on July 16th & 17th! Parents everywhere rejoice as this means you can shop for all of your pregnancy and baby essentials from the comfort of your own home (even in your pajamas!) and have those necessities delivered straight to your doorstep.  What is Prime Day? Amazon began Prime Day on Amazon’s 20th anniversary in 2015. Since then, the event has served as a way for Amazon to reward its Prime members with exclusive deals
Pregnancy Symptoms and Challenges
Pregnancy Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
I will preface this article with the fact that if you have a pregnancy symptom that you feel is concerning, never ignore it. Yes, that even means pregnancy symptoms are not in this article or on this list. Yes, that even means pregnancy symptoms that you have been told are likely normal but do not feel normal to you. If it is concerning you, causing a lack of sleep or anxiety, and your gut is telling you that something is wrong, listen to that and contact your care provider. As a care provider,
Common Breastfeeding Challenges
Understanding Mastitis: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Strategies
Mastitis is one of the less common conditions that can occur with nursing, but it still impacts about 10% of individuals who nurse in the United States each year and 30% of nursing individuals worldwide. Mastitis is inflammation in the breast and usually occurs in nursing individuals, but it can also happen in other people. Mastitis occurs when a clogged duct is unable to clear or when someone is experiencing excessive engorgement, which causes swelling and inflammation. Being chronically engorg
Giving Birth
Perineal Tears: Your Guide to Understanding, Preventing, & Healing
Perineal tears seem to be what everyone’s worst birthing nightmares are made of. I am here to tell you that although unwanted, they are not as terrible as they sound. Typically, one will not feel the initial tear because of what is happening the moment the tear occurs. With your baby’s moving down and out, there is so much going on in your vagina that a tear will likely not be what you are noticing.  The 4 Degrees of Tearing Tears are pretty common. About 90% of all people who give birth will ha
Giving Birth
What Is The Ring of Fire In Labor?
We have all heard of it, the ring of fire. The ring of fire is typically something that birthing parents experience at the very end of a vaginal labor as the baby's head is crowning and the perineal tissues are stretching to make space for the head to be born. Some describe the sensation of the ring of fire as stretching, stinging, and, as the name would suggest, burning. When Does It Happen? The ring of fire occurs when the cervix is fully dilated at 10cm and right before your baby's head is bo

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