Childhood Immunization Appointment After Care Tips

We’ve talked about how to prepare for immunization appointments but what about how to help support and care for your child after? The good thing is that immunizations are usually pretty low key – so there isn’t too much you need to do after, but here are a few tips for the management of some […]

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3 Months of James and Squeals!

This past month has been one full of growth! I really have noticed him actually growing and changing this month. Sometimes it takes you by surprise (like when they’re suddenly not a newborn anymore) but I swear some months you actually see their growth over a 24-48 hour period! It’s crazy. Read our past monthly […]

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Ibuprofen (Advil/Motrin) and Our Children: Uses and Risks

Similar to my post on acetaminophen (Tylenol), I thought I’d do an overview of ibuprofen (commonly known as Advil or Motrin) use for children. For safety tips regarding use, see my previous post on acetaminophen. I will include any ibuprofen specific tips at the bottom of this post. Disclaimer: this blog is not medical advice. […]

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The 2 Month Appointment: Expectations & Immunizations

If you read James’ 2 month update, you’ll know I published it just before I was taking him for his 2-month well baby & vaccination appointment. I promised I’d update about how those went but I also wanted to include some information about this first appointment: what to expect, what the vaccinations are, and more. […]

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Our Children: Uses, Risks and Safety Tips

Acetaminophen recently caused quite a stir on Twitter (specifically mom Twitter, but also somewhat recently on Medtwitter when the acetaminophen use in pregnancy topic came up) so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to take a better look at the current evidence around acetaminophen (Tylenol), its potential risks, and uses in children. Perhaps […]

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2 Months of James: So Many Smiles!

This baby is so happy – yes, he is a baby so he still has his “moments”, but for the majority of the time that he’s awake and alert he is smiling, engaged, and full of joy. These past 2 months with him have been wonderful, and I finally feel now we’re *starting* to get […]

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New Podcast Episode! Ep 31 Endometriosis Awareness: Destiny’s Story

New episode of the podcast now available on all major podcast platforms under “Elephant in the Womb”.  For Endometriosis Awareness Month, I’ll be amplifying the voices of 4 people with endometriosis. Here is Jo’s story – so thankful for all my guests for sharing with me on the podcast, as always! I hope this helps […]

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New Podcast Episode! Ep 30 Endometriosis Awareness: Tara’s Story

New episode of the podcast now available on all major podcast platforms under “Elephant in the Womb”. For Endometriosis Awareness Month, I’ll be amplifying the voices of 4 people with endometriosis. Here is Jo’s story – so thankful for all my guests for sharing with me on the podcast, as always! I hope this helps […]

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