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Bringing food to a friend who just had a baby? Follow these rules.

Your friend just had a baby and you think to yourself, I’m gonna go and get me some baby snuggles, but I should be the greatest friend there ever was and bring something with me. A. You’re way ahead of the game for even thinking of bringing something along to help the family (and if… Continue reading Bringing food to a friend who just had a baby? Follow these rules.

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A Hand at Home’s World Famous Lactation Cookies

Okay. Maybe not world famous. But they’re famous in some circles. AND they’re pretty darn good if you ask me. Whenever I make a batch I have to leave some home for my husband to snack on. And yes, they are safe for non-breastfeeding humans to eat. You will not start leaking milk from your nipples… Continue reading A Hand at Home’s World Famous Lactation Cookies

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You Need Help

You have a new baby (yay!). Life is good. You survived childbirth, which you prepared for relentlessly with your classes, hospital tours, and by talking to friends who have been through labor (“You had what happen where?!”). The hard part is over–you made it with barely a tear! Then, the hospital or birthing center tells… Continue reading You Need Help