One baby accessory that you’ll be sporting for a long time is a car seat. Safety is crucial, although it can feel inconvenient. If you live in a city, or travel often, going out and about with your baby means lugging a car seat everywhere. Here are my top recommendations for making it easier and safer.
You may have heard of the 5 S’s (Dr. Harvey Karp) in your quest to soothe your crying newborn. Swaddle, Side/Stomach, Shush, Swing, Suck. But there are more out there in case those tips don’t work. I’ve tried them all with my son and found these soothing techniques to be great alternatives.
I’m Erin Pasquet, a New York City-based birth and postpartum doula, lactation counselor, childbirth educator, and pre/postnatal yoga and fitness instructor. I’m also a mom to a (silly, active, and adventurous) little boy. Welcome to the Believe Diapers blog!I look forward to sharing my own personal journey into parenthood as well as from being a perinatal professional.