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Group B strep (GBS) is a big deal! by Theresa

July is Group B Strep Awareness Month and we would like to do our part to help raise awareness and help protect mothers and babies infected with GBS. According to www.groupbstrepinternational.org : Approximately 1 in 4 pregnant women carry GBS, the most...
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Free Printable Birth Plan by Theresa

As part of the HealthyBabyNetwork.com we try to make planning for baby easier and less stressful for mom (and Dad). Along with a free hospital bag checklist , you can also print a free birth plan to fill out and give to your birthing team. A birth plan...
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Win a LaborKit by Theresa

In a special feature "All Things Baby" CoffeeWithTheMrs.com recently reviewed LaborKit and posted a video of all the items you discover as you unpack your pre-packed hospital bag. CoffeeWithTheMrs.com is hosting a giveaway of one Standard LaborKit to...
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Why non-slip socks in my hospital bag? by Theresa

Many checklists will recommend that you pack warm socks in your hospital bag but, although its a little harder to find, we recommend packing NON-SLIP socks. Labor for most women is not a fast process and once you are admitted to the hospital or birthing...
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If you are packing your hospital bag, consider this... by Theresa

At the time you are packing your hospital bag you are probably just a few weeks away from meeting your new baby. This is a good time to consider hiring a photographer that specializes in newborn photography. Your baby will change quickly and the pure...
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Giveaway News on MeTime.com by Theresa

Could you or a mom you know use a little pampering? Let’s face it. Moms are extremely busy ladies with very little time to themselves, spending their days working, cleaning, schooling, caring for kids, parents, grandparents and pets, taxi-ing children...
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What does the hospital provide when you have a baby? by Theresa

There is no easy answer to this question. Ideally the hospital would provide everything, and some do, but many don't. Many would like you to bring the basics like diapers, pads and water bottles. Others pamper you with Egyptian cotton robes, free local...
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Nausea Relief During Pregnancy and Labor by Theresa

If your pregnancy experience is anything like mine, you would have been nauseous for the first trimester (especially in any moving vehicle) and desperately tried to find something to help make you feel better. Teas helped me, especially peppermint or...
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Some baby bottle companies stop using BPA -- finally! by Theresa

BPA will no longer be used for baby bottles. I think we all anticipated this announcement. You can see the brief article at www.msnbc.com . This is fantastic news but the it seems quite concerning that the article stated: "...the companies stopped manufacturing...
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Natural Disposable Nursing Pads by Theresa

Now you can have the convenience of disposable nursing pads while still making a healthy choice for you and the environment! Many nursing pads (even reusable, washable ones) are made with plastics and other petro-chemicals which are not healthy for mom...
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Add a Labor Candle to your hospital bag by Theresa

Check this out! Now there is a candle that has been created with the very specific goal of helping a mom during childbirth. Sweetsation Therapy has created a wonderful aromatherapy candle specifically for labor and delivery. But its not all about setting...
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Win a $200 Gift Card for The Children's Place by Theresa

We are working together with several sites to offer a comprehensive newsletter called Bellies and Babies. You can subscribe to the newsletter through www.laborkit.com or www.babyshowergifts.net and be entered to win a $200 Gift Card for The Children's...
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Prepacked Hospital Bags great for Dads too by Theresa

For the Dad who wants to be prepared (and impress the mom-to-be), a pre-packed Hospital Bag or LaborKit is a great purchase or baby shower gift . There are several to choose from depending on whether it's a first baby, "they've been through three times...
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Why on earth do I need Mesh underwear? by Theresa

There are many women who swear by these not-so-sexy mesh pants after having a baby. First, they are super stretchy and fit better than regular or maternity underwear 24-72 hours after birth. They are breathable and soft for moms who have had c-sections...
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Product recalls for Baby Cribs by Theresa

If anyone recently purchased a StorkCraft crib or is planning on using a borrowed or second-hand one, please read the recall that was just posted on The Today Show website: " Stork Craft Recalls 535,000 Baby Cribs ." The cribs were sold on Amazon.com...
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