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When the temperature outside make us all shiver, it's tempting to stack on the layers to keep baby warm.   But did you know that thick winter coats or snowsuits can compromise your child's car seat safety?!   A thick poufy jacket prevents the harness from correctly fitting tightly against the child's chest.  So how much pouf is too much? Car Seat Pinch Test The simpliest way to check if your child's coat is too thick is with a simple pinch...  First, secure your child in the car seat while wearing the coat in question. Properly tighten the car seat harness around...

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Modern families are on the go and with that comes a need to bring along the new baby or toddler. The entire line of Ergobaby carriers was designed to keep a parent’s best interest in mind and to provide several options that suit every need - you can even breastfeed in them! That being said, there are FOUR Ergobaby Carrier options and deciphering them can be a challenge. Read below to see the key differences and to help you choose the best carrier for your needs.     THE OMNI 360   The Omni is the newest addition to the Ergobaby...

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This will be my third trip to Labor and Delivery and I've learned a ton about what to bring to the hospital since having my first baby! I seriously brought pre-pregnancy jeans to wear home the first time.... nothing hurts your new mom ego like trying to fit into jeans while looking 6 months pregnant :)

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There are factors of age, height, weight, and parental preference which can sometimes make this a complicated answer...

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Don't compare yourself or your baby with anyone! Seriously! I have seen moms post pictures of their babies "sitting up unsupported" at three months. And I will tell you what: it is a huge, fat lie. First, lady, the baby is propped up in their crib against pillows! Everyone can see that. Secondly, did you give birth to Superman? No. What I am saying is, social media can be awesome for mom support groups...but it can be the devil for comparing. Don't fall into the trap and don't let it bother you if someone else's child reaches a milestone before yours. Chances are they will both be wearing a cap and gown leaving the house in 18 years, and both of you moms will really have something to cry about.

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