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Troubleshooting sleep issues

Troubleshooting sleep issues in newborns

There are many factors that can affect a baby’s quality of sleep. ⠀ The 2 most common ones that Mamas find affect their babies the most are:⠀ 1 Strong startle reflex 2 Hand sucking Some babies have a very strong startle reflex. It’s so strong that it will actually wake them up or keep them…

Introducing a lovie

Introducing a Lovie

What is a lovie? A lovie is a stuffy or blanket that your child uses to give them comfort ❤️⠀ When is it safe to introduce a lovie?⠀ When they are able to roll over. This way if the lovie ends up covering their face, they have the strength to push it off of themselves.⠀…

Diaper Bag essentials

Top 5 Diaper Bag Essentials

Diaper Bag Essentials ❤️⠀ Back when my son was a baby, I used a bag from Lululemon. It had compartments, easy to clean fabric and it wasn’t too big. When choosing a diaper bag, you want one that works for you and your lifestyle. I know a lot of Mamas like the backpack style. You…

Nutrition in pregnancy

Nutrition in Pregnancy

Nutrition in pregnancy. It can be confusing to know how much you should be eating. Remember the old saying: “You’re eating for 2”. It’s not true. You aren’t eating for 2, you are eating for 1, yourself, and your baby gets the nutrients from that.⠀ A few things to keep in mind:⠀ Some Mamas will…

Filling our children's cup

Filling our Children’s cup

A few months ago I saw a post on Facebook about giving our kids a mental break. The Mama shared that her son had had a rough day at school and they were talking and she could see that his eyes were pleading with her to just stop. She was questioning him and trying to…

MamaBear turns 1

Win a Virtual Prenatal Class or Sleep Consult

Today marks MamaBear Holistic Care’s 1st Birthday 💙 MamaBear was created to help support Mamas-to-be and new Mamas adjust to their new role. It’s vital, now more than ever, that new Mamas get the support they need in order for both her and her baby to thrive. Babies don’t stop coming because of a Pandemic.…

Teaching baby to sleep

She wanted to sleep, but she didn’t know how

Does this sound familiar? She wanted to sleep, she just didn’t know how. Babies need to learn how to sleep. Some learn more quickly than others, but every baby/child needs to be taught the skills to help them fall asleep without needing to cuddle with you, breast/bottle feed or co-sleep.⠀ The biggest challenge Mamas face…


Demystifying CPR

When people hear about CPR, AED’s and First Aid, they get very overwhelmed. They think it’s very complicated and are worried about messing up or forgetting what to do. ⠀ Here’s the thing, they have international committees that review the information and techniques every 5 years. They do this to ensure the information and techniques…

Prenatal class

Prenatal Class FAQ

In light of the Coronavirus, it is now more important than ever that mamas-to-be get proper and reliable information about what to expect and how to best prepare. Are you expecting in 2020? Here are some common questions expecting Mamas have about Prenatal classes:⠀ Who should take a Prenatal class? When should I take a…