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Antenatal Hydronephrosis: Causes & Treatments

Nina Uppal was informed during a anomaly analysis at 20 weeks old that she is prenatal hydronephrosis, a condition in which the kidneys of the fetus swell because of the fluid retained in them. Concerned for the well-being of her baby, she asked her doctor about her condition. What is prenatal hydronephrosis? Prenatal or fetal hydronephrosis is a common condition that occurs in 1-5% of pregnancies. It can be detected with an ultrasound around week 20 because the kidneys appear larger than normal. In most cases, the disease resolves either in the third trimester or soon after birth. In a… Read More »Antenatal Hydronephrosis: Causes & Treatments

How to Treat Low Lying Placenta Naturally [Video]

The placenta plays a very important role during pregnancy, as it contributes to the exchange of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) and nutrients between mother and baby. Obstetrician-Gynecologist Dr Anita Sabherwal Anand with over 22 years of experience explains what you need to keep in mind about a low placenta between 12 and 20 weeks, precautions, sleeping positions and more Again ! Watch the video below or read the transcript to learn all about how to treat a low placenta naturally. Where is the placenta located? Normally, the placenta is located on the roof of the uterus, also called the… Read More »How to Treat Low Lying Placenta Naturally [Video]

Frequent Urine Problems in Females: Why & What You Can Do [Video]

Common urinary problems in women are common in all age groups. It could be due to your lifestyle or an illness. How often is urination in women? Frequent urination occurs when you urinate more than 6-7 times a day. It may also be known as nocturia or frequency of nighttime urination, when you get up more than once or twice to urinate. There are many reasons for common urinary tract problems in women. Watch Dr. Payal Chaudhary talk about common urinary problems in women, why they happen and what you can do about them, or read the transcript below. Click… Read More »Frequent Urine Problems in Females: Why & What You Can Do [Video]

Twin Pregnancy: Symptoms, Types & Risks

Alisha and Jai Verma were overjoyed when they heard they were going to have twins. “We were excited, and yes, we also thought we would complete our family in one go! Alisha remembers. “We didn’t know how much a twin pregnancy would and the onslaught of changes it would bring. How is twin pregnancy different? A twin pregnancy is different in many ways. Women are likely to gain more weight and also experience dramatic changes in their physical and mental health. Women who carry twins are at greater risk of You may experience pressure symptoms of pregnancy like swollen ankles,… Read More »Twin Pregnancy: Symptoms, Types & Risks

Post COVID Symptoms | FAQs

According to a study from the Stanford School of Medicine, more than 70% of COVID-19 patients experienced a wide variety of symptoms months after becoming ill. We asked Internal Medicine Consultant Dr. Mayank Uppal to shed some light on these post-COVID symptoms. What is common post-covid symptoms and how long can they last? Many patients can show symptoms after recovering from COVID-19 and testing negative. These can last from 2 to 4 weeks. The most common among these COVID post-symptoms would be: Easy fatigue Reduced tolerance to effort Being sleepy most of the time Occasional muscle pain Gastrointestinal symptoms such… Read More »Post COVID Symptoms | FAQs

Post COVID Illness in Children: MIS-C

As the second wave of COVID-19 began to wane in India, the post COVID-19 effects started to be felt, with mucormycosis / black fungus and now MIS-C. A total of 177 cases of MIS-C were reported in Delhi NCR, around May 29, 2021 and the disease has since started to appear in other states. Although not contagious, MIS-C requires early attention. Our team of pediatricians from the Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research explains the details. What is MIS-C? This disease, called MIS-C or multisystem inflammatory syndrome, is the manifestation of a combination of behaviors / complaints related to… Read More »Post COVID Illness in Children: MIS-C

Skin Prick Test | What, Why & How It Is Done

Dr Ritika Chhawchharia, MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DNB (Pediatrics), pHERMES, shares information on prick allergy skin tests, what they are, and why they may be needed in children. What is a skin prick test for allergies? The allergy skin test is used to identify the allergen responsible for triggering symptoms such as rash, repeated cough and cold, sneezing, recurrent stomach pain, etc. During a skin test, your skin is exposed to substances suspected of being allergens (allergens) and is then observed for signs of an allergic reaction. In addition to your medical history, allergy tests may be able to confirm whether… Read More »Skin Prick Test | What, Why & How It Is Done

Hypertension in Hindi: समय से निदान में न करें देर

38 वर्ष के इमरान अली के पहली बार अचानक नाक से खून बहाने लगा तो उन्होंने उसको मामुली बात समझ कर नज़रअंदाज़ कुछ दिनों बाद उन्हें सर में भारिपन महसूस होने लगा, उनके नाक से खून निकला और उनको ढुंढला दिखने लगा। स्तिथि में वह दक्षिण दिल्ली के सीताराम भारतिया इंस्टीटूट ऑफ़ साइंस एंड रिसर्च के अपातकालीन में पहुँचे। इमरान डॉक्टर मयंक उप्पल, इंटर्नल मेडिसिन से मिले। उनसे उनके खान – पान, रहन – सहन के इलावा उनके परिवार के अन्य सदस्यों की स्वास्थ्य जानकारी और पिछले अन्य बिमारी की भी जानकारी पूरे शारीरिक परिक्षण और कुछ खून की जाँच… Read More »Hypertension in Hindi: समय से निदान में न करें देर

Pulled Elbow: What It Is & How It Is Treated

Elbow stretching is a common condition seen in children between the ages of 1 and 4. As a child’s limbs are still developing, a slightly forced pull or shake can easily dislocate the child’s elbow. Dr Gourav Jandial, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon in Sitaram Bhartia shares information about this phenomenon. Pulled elbow, also known as nanny’s elbow, is the most common cause of lower limb immobility in children. It is caused by axial traction or sudden traction of the extended overhand arm (although there may not be a history of arm traction in up to 30% of cases). What are the… Read More »Pulled Elbow: What It Is & How It Is Treated

Sailing Through Seasonal Allergies [Video]

This month, as part of our #InConversation LIVE series on Facebook and YouTube, we spoke with Dr (Major) Rajesh Kumar Bhardwaj, ENT specialist at Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research to understand his perspective on seasonal allergies and what can be done to overcome them. Watch the video below or read on. https://fb.watch/8lH2Jp_Bg6/ We have seen quite a few cases of viral fever accompanied by colds and coughs lately. Does this have to do with COVID-19 or is it just regular flu? It is flu season and traditionally we see a lot of people falling with the “Flu”, which… Read More »Sailing Through Seasonal Allergies [Video]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Starting Solids with Baby

Starting solids with your baby is one of the most exciting milestones a parent can experience. You get to soak in these first-time reactions as they explore a new realm of colors, flavors, and textures—plus, you can snap sweet photos along the way. Before diving right in (and letting the mess ensue), it’s important to know when, where, and how to begin. Do you start with oatmeal, vegetables, or fruit? Can you add salt and sugar to flavor up bland veggies? Is six months the right age to start? We created a short guide of do’s and don’ts of starting… Read More »The Do’s and Don’ts of Starting Solids with Baby

Baby Spit-Up: How Much Is Too Much?

Babies are perfectly designed to spit! Most babies spit up at some point, and some babies seem to spit up all the time. But it is usually much more painful for the new parents than for the baby. So what’s wrong with spitting up? When is this a cause for concern? How much is too much? These are common questions for every new parent who finds themselves carrying a burping rag on their shoulder all day while constantly managing everyone’s laundry. What is baby spit? Regurgitation occurs when a baby has reflux, and most normal, healthy babies have some degree… Read More »Baby Spit-Up: How Much Is Too Much?

Best Products for That “No Makeup” Makeup Look

A fresh face that looks as if you put a minimum of effort into your beauty routine is my favorite look to create! “No makeup” makeup is perfect anytime, but I especially like it for work. It helps you look organized and look your best without looking like you’ve spent hours getting there! Truly the best of both worlds. I share the steps I take and the products I use to create my own “no makeup” look. The best products for a makeup look “without makeup” Over the years, my morning skincare routine has basically been the same. I started… Read More »Best Products for That “No Makeup” Makeup Look

Frequently Asked Questions About Babywearing Answered – Pod Ep 70

Babywearing is a practice that mothers have used for many generations. This is something that I love and recommend to all new parents because it makes things easier for you and better for your baby. Babies want to be close to their parents, and with babywearing, parents can do this while doing whatever they need to do. As a new parent or caregiver, babywearing can be intimidating at first, and there are often a lot of questions. That’s why I talk to two moms, Skye and Mallory, who are both extremely well versed and so passionate about babywearing that they… Read More »Frequently Asked Questions About Babywearing Answered – Pod Ep 70

30 Best Pajamas for Toddlers and Kids

Si vous êtes un peu comme notre famille, vous passez un bon moment en pyjama ! Quand nous sommes à la maison, nous aimons être à l’aise. Le soir et le week-end, vous pouvez certainement nous trouver dans nos pyjamas ! J’aime trouver les ensembles de pyjama les plus confortables et de qualité pour mon fils. Bien sûr, je veux aussi qu’ils soient mignons aussi! Alors que le temps se refroidit, il est temps de s’installer confortablement dans un nouveau pyjama. Je partage 30 des meilleures paires pour les tout-petits et les enfants ! 30 meilleures paires de pyjamas pour… Read More »30 Best Pajamas for Toddlers and Kids

How to Make Sure Your Milk is Transferring During Breastfeeding

When it comes to breastfeeding, there can be so many questions. One of the most common is how you know your milk is passing from the breast to the baby’s womb. While your confidence in breastfeeding undoubtedly increases over time, you may find yourself questioning everything these first few days and weeks. But do not worry. It’s normal! As a lactation consultant and mom, I know how difficult it can be. I promise you are not alone. How to make sure your milk is transferred while breastfeeding The transfer of milk can be the most critical aspect of breastfeeding. This… Read More »How to Make Sure Your Milk is Transferring During Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding a Newborn: The First Week of Breastfeeding

L’allaitement est un processus appris. Cela signifie qu’on s’attend à 100% à se poser des questions sur l’allaitement, comme s’il est normal d’avoir mal et pendant combien de temps téter. Il faut s’attendre à ce que les nouvelles mamans aient besoin d’informations au fur et à mesure que l’allaitement se déroule après la naissance. Outre des soins et des conseils affectueux, et une bonne dose de confiance dans le processus et dans votre corps, il est essentiel d’avoir des informations sur ce à quoi s’attendre au cours des premiers jours de l’allaitement, d’autant plus que tant de changements cette première… Read More »Breastfeeding a Newborn: The First Week of Breastfeeding

Halsey Gets Honest About Postpartum Body After ‘SNL’

When you’re in the middle of the school year and leading a family, every minute of your time becomes very precious. Sometimes this means that healthy food choices within the household can take a back seat. But don’t insist, Mom. Preparing delicious and nutritious snack options for kids doesn’t have to be all day long. Remember to keep it fun, simple, and interactive! Here are some tips to make after-school snacks easier once and for all: 1. Prepare snacks on Sunday This simple tip can make the rest of the week a breeze. Tupperware is your friend here, you can… Read More »Halsey Gets Honest About Postpartum Body After ‘SNL’

Jojo Siwa proves ANYONE can be Prince Charming in epic dance

It was Disney Night in Monday’s episode of Dancing with the stars, and while all of the performances were magical, one dance in particular stood out among the rest. So far, JoJo Siwa has won the top nine in the competition for her epic Viennese waltz where she performed Prince Charming in front of her dance partner’s Cinderella. “You just showed the world that girls can do everything guys can do, and sometimes maybe even better,” said judge Carrie Ann Inaba. And boy has she ever done it. Viennese waltz by JoJo Siwa – Dance with the stars www.youtube.com JoJo… Read More »Jojo Siwa proves ANYONE can be Prince Charming in epic dance

24 Thanksgiving Outfits for Babies + Kids

Whether your Thanksgiving party is jam-packed with family and friends, or you’re sneaking out at home with your everyday team, it’s always a great excuse to dress up. (Followed by elastic waist loungewear, of course.) After all, this is the perfect day to snap a photo for your next greeting card while everyone’s gathered. Sure, you can dress everyone up in matching Thanksgiving shirts, but if you’ve got something more traditional in mind, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite Thanksgiving outfits for babies, toddlers, and kids. From the sweetest first Thanksgiving outfits for baby to sharp, stylish looks for… Read More »24 Thanksgiving Outfits for Babies + Kids

Your First Prenatal Visit: 9 Questions to Ask

You are pregnant! You confirmed it with a ridiculous number of home pregnancy tests, you started dreaming about baby names … and wondering what to do next. The first few weeks of your pregnancy can be one of the most exciting and overwhelming of your life, filled with a seemingly endless number of questions. Take a deep breath, grab a pencil, and write down some of these urgent questions, as you’ll want to have them with you on your first prenatal visit with your obstetrician or midwife. The first prenatal visit is usually between the 8th and 10th week, but… Read More »Your First Prenatal Visit: 9 Questions to Ask

Best Baby Books for the First Year

It’s no secret that reading is one of the best things you can do for your baby. Reading to your little one, even from an early age, stimulates brain development and strengthens the parent-child bond. Reading helps babies develop language skills and understand the world around them. Fostering a love of books is a gift your children will cherish for the rest of their lives. The best first baby books are hardback books. The smaller size and thick pages make them easier to grab and turn for little hands, while the cardboard can withstand everything from teething babies to over-enthusiastic… Read More »Best Baby Books for the First Year

Best Books for Babies – Motherly

No matter how excited your child was to pick up a new lunchbox and backpack this year, there will likely be days when they just don’t want to go to school. Whether they say “I don’t like school” when you are at home playing together or they collapse on the way to class, there are things you can say to help. to relieve their nerves at the start of the school year. More than the exact words you use, the most important thing is your attitude, which your child is most likely aware of. It is important to validate their… Read More »Best Books for Babies – Motherly

Sensory Activities: Sensory Activities for 1-Year Olds

*This article is sponsored by ParentPal. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Motherly and mamas. My youngest is quickly approaching his first birthday—which means he’s still in the “I want to stick everything in my mouth” stage, but is also very eager to learn new things (potayto/potahto?). One thing I’m learning this second time around is that babies really don’t need a lot of toys to stimulate them. My little guy is much more interested in an empty cardboard box than, say, a new toy with all the bells and whistles. I didn’t realize before that with a… Read More »Sensory Activities: Sensory Activities for 1-Year Olds

Best play mats for babies + toddlers

From tummy time to first steps and beyond, play mats provide a soft, cozy space for your little one to grow and play. They’re a must-have in every new parent’s home – and with their bright primary colors and strong designs, it’s almost impossible to take your eyes off of them, too. Looking for a beautiful modern playmat that complements your style instead of opposing it? Look no further, moms; We’ve rounded up our 16 favorite baby play mats below. Hugo rugs Handcrafted with natural latex in California, Hugomat’s portable and comfortable play mats are a minimalist mom’s dream. The… Read More »Best play mats for babies + toddlers

Dad Petitions To Validate Period Pain As School Excuse

When you’re in the middle of the school year and leading a family, every minute of your time becomes very precious. Sometimes this means that healthy food choices within the household can take a back seat. But don’t insist, Mom. Preparing delicious and nutritious snack options for kids doesn’t have to be all day long. Remember to keep it fun, simple, and interactive! Here are some tips to make after-school snacks easier once and for all: 1. Prepare snacks on Sunday This simple tip can make the rest of the week a breeze. Tupperware is your friend here, you can… Read More »Dad Petitions To Validate Period Pain As School Excuse

When Your Child Is Acting Out: Tips On How To Respond

There is a fundamental disconnect between parents and their little ones when it comes to the notion of misbehavior. Whether they’ve drawn on the walls or spat in grandpa’s face, ‘acting out’ is always a symptom among children—not the problem itself. “Acting out” literally comes from “acting out their feelings,” which means when children can’t express their needs and emotions in healthy ways, they will act them out through displeasing behavior. Here are some tips on how to better understand those feelings and get on track to understanding our kids when they’re acting out. The key to understanding “acting out”… Read More »When Your Child Is Acting Out: Tips On How To Respond

What to Say to a Friend Who Had a Miscarriage

Miscarriages are incredibly common. Among women who know they are pregnant, 10 to 25% will miscarry. But just because it’s common doesn’t mean it’s easy to know how to cope when you or a friend experiences it. We spoke to Dr Jessica Zucker, clinical psychologist specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health of women, author of the best-selling book I had a miscarriage and creator of a range of pregnancy loss cards and printouts on what to tell someone who has miscarried. Dr Zucker, who herself experienced a life-changing miscarriage at 16 weeks pregnant, wants to help women who miscarry… Read More »What to Say to a Friend Who Had a Miscarriage

Pregnancy after breast cancer: How to preserve fertility

Breast cancer touches the lives of almost all Americans. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, making it the most common cancer in the United States. While most new cases occur in postmenopausal women, 19% of cases are in younger women of childbearing age. For breast cancer patients who still want to expand their families, it can be overwhelming and stressful to juggle a new diagnosis and new treatment options with concerns about future fertility and pregnancy. As a Reproductive Endocrinologist, I work with patients with newly diagnosed cancer to discuss options for preserving… Read More »Pregnancy after breast cancer: How to preserve fertility

Dylan Dreyer’s Preemie Goes Home After NICU

No matter how excited your child was to pick up a new lunchbox and backpack this year, there will likely be days when they just don’t want to go to school. Whether they say “I don’t like school” when you are at home playing together or they collapse on the way to class, there are things you can say to help. to relieve their nerves at the start of the school year. More than the exact words you use, the most important thing is your attitude, which your child is most likely aware of. It is important to validate their… Read More »Dylan Dreyer’s Preemie Goes Home After NICU

How to Treat Eczema in Kids + Products That Really Work

Before becoming a mom, I planned to deal with earaches, scraped knees, and stomach bugs. But it never occurred to me that skin issues would be something I would analyze and try to deal with 24/7. My sweet 7 year old daughter has been plagued with eczema on her hands all winter long (true story: I dip her fingers in Aquaphor every night and make her sleep with socks on her hands!), And in summer, when she’s in chlorinated pools non-stop, the itchy eczema flares up all over her stomach. And then it’s going to dissipate, then it flares up… Read More »How to Treat Eczema in Kids + Products That Really Work

10 Ways to Support Your Mental Health as a New Mom

Being a new mom is hard. Demands are coming from all angles and it’s easy to feel the strain under increased pressure and anxiety. As if the outside pressure isn’t enough, there are things we inadvertently do to ourselves that cause even more stress. When you’re in the thick of new mom life, it can feel hectic, unmanageable and overwhelming. It’s hard to see the path you’re on, let alone trust that you’re actually moving forward. But you are: Each day you’re getting closer to feeling confident in your mom skills. Each day you and your baby are growing together.… Read More »10 Ways to Support Your Mental Health as a New Mom

Aveeno Baby's new Eczema Equality campaign is the resource BIPOC parents need

What’s the first thing you do when a mysterious rash appears on your baby’s precious skin? If you’re like most parents, you go to the Google search bar. After all, it’s a 24/7 resource and you want answers ASAP. But a quick image search for “baby erythema” returns a sea of ​​white babies with red, itchy skin that, if your baby has melanin, doesn’t reflect what you’re dealing with. According to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIH), eczema, a skin condition that causes dry, itchy, and itchy skin, affects 30% of the American population, mostly children and… Read More »Aveeno Baby's new Eczema Equality campaign is the resource BIPOC parents need

Why you should create a postpartum care plan: 4th trimester

When you’re pregnant, it feels like you spend months planning. Planning your baby registry. Planning where your birth will take place and who will assist you and how it will happen (in theory!). Maybe planning your maternity leave. But once your baby arrives, there’s often no comprehensive plan in place. Can your in-laws come to stay? Will your partner handle any night feedings? Is there someone who can bring over a hot meal? You’re forever changed after crossing the threshold from woman to mother, you just went through an incredibly challenging physical event equivalent to running a marathon—and now you… Read More »Why you should create a postpartum care plan: 4th trimester

Childhood vaccination rates declined since Covid-19 pandemic

No matter how excited your child was to pick up a new lunchbox and backpack this year, there will likely be days when they just don’t want to go to school. Whether they say “I don’t like school” when you are at home playing together or they collapse on the way to class, there are things you can say to help. to relieve their nerves at the start of the school year. More than the exact words you use, the most important thing is your attitude, which your child is most likely aware of. It is important to validate their… Read More »Childhood vaccination rates declined since Covid-19 pandemic

12 Thanksgiving Books for Kids of All Ages

From creating table decorations filled with squash to hand painting all the turkeys, there is a lot you can do to get into the spirit of Thanksgiving. One of my favorites? Coming home from the library with an armful of seasonal books that I can return before my kids run out of stock. From teaching toddlers about the importance of giving and gratitude to learning the true story of the Native American experience and why we celebrate Thanksgiving in the first place, there are tons of amazing books out there. for children of all ages. Whether it’s your baby’s first… Read More »12 Thanksgiving Books for Kids of All Ages

How to Tell When Your Child is Tired

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you may have heard me say that a well-respected sleep schedule is an essential part of ensuring your child gets quality sleep. In fact, you may have heard me say it a few dozen times before. I’m just going to run it again, really quickly, and then we’ll move on. Schedules are your child’s best friend when it comes to falling asleep, staying asleep, and getting the quality rest they need. However, as all parents know, the schedules are great in theory, but life has a way of making fun of… Read More »How to Tell When Your Child is Tired

Why is my Baby Taking 20 Minute Naps?

My brother-in-law gave me a pair of Bluetooth headphones for Christmas this year, and I love them. That is, I would love them… if they actually worked. It’s not that they’re downright flawed or anything. They work fine for a little while at a time, but they’re secretly plotting… waiting for that moment when I’m about to go up a hill, for the most inspiring part of my favorite running song to come along, and then… nothing . No explanation, no indication of what just happened, just dead air. And the funny thing is, I wouldn’t care if they didn’t… Read More »Why is my Baby Taking 20 Minute Naps?

Recognizing Your Child’s Sleep Signals

It is an amazing stage when your baby is learning to speak for the first time. The ability to communicate verbally with your child is an almost unprecedented joy and relief in the first five years of parenthood. (Successful toilet training is obviously a notable competitor.) But until this day, you will still need to communicate. Baby will tell you a lot about how she feels, what she likes, what she doesn’t like and when she is ready to go to bed. I see a lot of people on my Facebook page saying that a baby’s only form of communication… Read More »Recognizing Your Child’s Sleep Signals

Promoting Quality Sleep in Newborns

I hear a lot of people ask when they can start the Sleep Sense program. Is six months too early? Six weeks? Well, it’s up to you when you want to start, but the truth is, it’s never too early! Hi. I am Dana, creator of the Sleep Sense program. Today I want to talk a bit about newborns. There are a few steps you can take early on with a newborn to help guide them on the right path to sleeping well. Now people email me and say things on Facebook. I’m not talking about sleeping through the night… Read More »Promoting Quality Sleep in Newborns

Getting Your Toddler Ready for a New Baby

Bringing a new baby home is a glorious event for mom and dad, but your little one may not share your excitement. In fact, it can trigger serious jealousy and behavior issues. Here are some tips to keep your little one happy and reassured after the arrival of a new sibling. Rather read than watch? Click here. Hi, I am Dana. Today I want to talk about getting your little one for the arrival of a new baby. It is an exciting time in the life of every family, but for a toddler it can be a bit overwhelming. Usually… Read More »Getting Your Toddler Ready for a New Baby

What am I Doing Wrong?

When it comes to breaking a habit or changing a routine, we tend to make small adjustments to the formula, because baby doesn’t respond right away, or because we think a slight adjustment might cause it. make it a little more “personalized” for our child. , which we know, and not our doctor / lactation coach / sleep consultant. And we are absolutely right to think so. Mothers know their babies like no one else can. We have a finely tuned sixth sense when it comes to our children, and we can tell when something is wrong with them, even… Read More »What am I Doing Wrong?

Sleep Training at 8 Weeks?

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal ran an article titled “Can you sleep and train your baby at 2 months?” “ I’m sure it wasn’t the most upsetting article they’ve ever published for the average citizen, but among the crowds of new moms, sleep training, attachment parenting, and sleep deprived parents , it was right up there. with the moon landing. Although the moon landing was probably not so divisive. As I’ve learned in my 13 years as a children’s sleep consultant, it’s the nature of the beast when it comes to babies. What you feed them, what you… Read More »Sleep Training at 8 Weeks?

How Much Sleep Does my Newborn Need?

It may sound like a statement like, “Thank you for the revelation, O sage,” but newborn babies need a lot of sleep. Seriously. A ship’s cargo. The reason I’m telling you this is that although parents are aware of this fact, many of them don’t know how much we mean by “a lot”. In fact, a lot of the new mothers I’ve worked with aren’t even in the stadium. They assume that babies, newborns anyway, nap a few times a day and sleep sporadically, interrupted for about 10 hours a night. While this is technically somewhat precise, there are a… Read More »How Much Sleep Does my Newborn Need?

The Truth About Gas and Sleep

There are two main scapegoats that people use to blame their babies for sleeping problems. One is cutting his teeth; the other is gas. Gas is a great guy for fall when your baby gets fussy at bedtime because there’s no way to rule out he’s the culprit. You hold your baby in your lap, pat her back for half an hour, and nothing comes out. Then it gets tough when he’s shot and mom makes the connection between “No burp = gas baby = gas pains = no sleep.” Of course, they forget about the possibility that baby may… Read More »The Truth About Gas and Sleep

How to Use the Swaddle

There is something that never gets old about being wrapped in a warm, fluffy blanket. This sense of warmth, security, and comfort is welcome for people of all ages, but for newborns in particular, swaddling can help them stay safe in their cribs, and is said to mimic the feeling of the uterus. However, I have seen a lot of newborn babies who absolutely hate being swaddled and won’t sleep a snap until they have their arms free to move around. So how do you know if swaddling is a good option for your baby and when to stop? Rather… Read More »How to Use the Swaddle

When Will My Baby Sleep Through the Night?

If there is one million dollar question for new parents, “When can we expect our baby to sleep through the night,” that is almost certainly the question. A big contributor to the confusion is that everyone seems to have a different answer. In this week’s video, I have a few tips that can help you determine if your child is ready (and willing) to sleep through the night, and how long it typically takes to see results once you’ve started. sleep training. If your baby, infant or toddler is having trouble sleeping through the night, help is just a click… Read More »When Will My Baby Sleep Through the Night?

The 4-Month Sleep Regression – The Sleep Sense Program by Dana Obleman

As a new parent, you have undoubtedly heard the term “sleep regression” from a friend, relative or anyone else you have told about the adventure you are about to embark on. . Most of these regressions are just the result of illness or a change in environment, but the 4 month sleep regression is a whole different animal. I’ll tell you what makes it different and how to overcome it with minimal angst in today’s video. – Hi, I’m Dana, welcome to this week’s video. The four-month sleep regression. You know what I’m talking about. If you’ve been through it… Read More »The 4-Month Sleep Regression – The Sleep Sense Program by Dana Obleman

What Does “Cry-it-Out” Really Mean?

We hear the term “screaming” a lot when it comes to sleep training, and it doesn’t always have the prettiest connotation. Many new parents tend to think of this as involving placing their newborn in the crib, closing the door, and leaving their precious new baby alone until 7:00 a.m. For all those who have that impression, I can tell you that it is not. Personally, I don’t use a traditional approach to screaming in the Sleep Sense program, but I feel like the term itself needs a little clarification so that everyone has the facts they need to decide.… Read More »What Does “Cry-it-Out” Really Mean?

Sleep Training When Siblings Share a Room

One of the most common questions I get asked comes from parents who have an older child and a newborn who share a space. The question, as you can probably guess, is “How can I train my baby to sleep without disturbing my little one at the same time?” “ This is certainly a tricky situation, but I have some tips today to help you minimize the impact on your older child while you teach your baby the skills he needs to keep the whole family asleep. All night long. – Hi, I’m Dana. Welcome to this week’s video. One… Read More »Sleep Training When Siblings Share a Room

Tips for Newborns – The Sleep Sense Program by Dana Obleman

Newborns usually don’t sleep through the night. Their small bellies usually require at least one or two night feeds until they reach the 6 month mark. But that doesn’t mean you can’t start teaching them great sleep skills, starting tonight! In today’s video, I have some tips to help you set a schedule, establish an effective bedtime routine, and start your baby off on the right foot to encourage sensational sleep skills from day one. – Hi, I’m Dana, welcome to this week’s video. Today I want to give you some tips, my three favorite tips for getting a newborn… Read More »Tips for Newborns – The Sleep Sense Program by Dana Obleman

Weaning Off the Swaddle – The Sleep Sense Program by Dana Obleman

Swaddling is often a great method of keeping a newborn baby comforted and settled while they sleep, but they eventually outlive their usefulness. But quite often, babies develop an attachment to swaddling and frequently wake up when they inevitably escape at night. Today I have a step-by-step strategy for you to gently wean your baby from swaddling and learn to fall asleep and stay asleep, without needing to be wrapped. Rather read than watch? Click here. – Hi, I’m Dana. Welcome to this week’s video. Swaddling a newborn baby can be a very useful tool. Many newborns find comfort in… Read More »Weaning Off the Swaddle – The Sleep Sense Program by Dana Obleman

Sleep Training a Newborn With a Toddler in the House

Teaching a newborn baby the skills they need to sleep independently can be a bit difficult for a parent, but the level of difficulty increases dramatically when there is another child in the house. Letting a baby cry for a few minutes at a time can be very disturbing for a toddler in the adjacent room. So what are you supposed to do with your little one when your newborn is learning to sleep through the night? Well, there is no magic solution to this problem, but I have some tips in today’s video to help you overcome it as… Read More »Sleep Training a Newborn With a Toddler in the House

3 Sleep Tips for Newborns

No event in life comes with as much uncertainty as a new baby. There are more questions in these first few months than there will be in the next couple of years, and many of them will undoubtedly be centered around baby’s sleep. Today I have 3 great tips for new parents to kick start their new bundle of joy in their sleep habits, help them recognize the signs of a tired baby, and what to do when their baby is tired. small just doesn’t. I don’t seem to want to sleep. – Hi, I’m Dana. Welcome to this week’s… Read More »3 Sleep Tips for Newborns

Should Babies Really “Sleep Through the Night?”

It’s a term we use all the time as parents of young children. “Sleep through the night” is considered the top of the mountain when it comes to sleeping babies, but its meaning is also widely misunderstood. In today’s video, I’m going to explain exactly what I mean when I say “sleep through the night” and hopefully allay some parent’s concerns about it. Rather read than watch? Click here. – Hi, I’m Dana. Welcome to this week’s video. I often get emails from people telling me babies shouldn’t sleep through the night. And on the one hand, I totally agree.… Read More »Should Babies Really “Sleep Through the Night?”

When Will my Child Sleep Through the Night?

The million dollar question for new parents is, “When is my baby going to start sleeping through the night?” “ Parents are resilient people, but sleep is an essential part of our health and well-being, so it’s natural to look forward to a full night of uninterrupted sleep. It’s also a developmental milestone that shows us that our babies are growing and developing the way they’re supposed to, so when it doesn’t happen on time it can cause concern. So when will your child sleep through the night? Chances are, every time you show them how! Watch today’s video and… Read More »When Will my Child Sleep Through the Night?

Disposable Diapers – Myths vs. Facts

Every mother has gone through the dilemma of choosing the right diaper for her baby. The decision can impact your baby’s early years in so many ways that it’s important to be wise about her. Today, we are shattering some of the myths that prevail around disposable diapers. Myth: fabric is better than diaper Made: There was and still is a notion that maybe fabric is better than disposable diapers. However, it has been proven and experienced that diapers are more effective at absorbing liquids and keeping a baby dry. On the other hand, washable diapers can often trap moisture… Read More »Disposable Diapers – Myths vs. Facts

Caladryl Diaper Rash Cream Review

Caladryl is not a new name for me. Clearly, the lotion was first prescribed to my daughter when she had a rash from insect bites when she was barely 2 years old. It was very effective and has been part of my first aid kit ever since. So when I discovered Caladryl Diaper Rash Cream, I was naturally excited to try it out and see how it is, because Caladryl Lotion is something I always rely on when my daughter has. rashes, itching, etc. look how I find this product. Packaging Caladryl Diaper Cream comes in a nice white packaging.… Read More »Caladryl Diaper Rash Cream Review

Top 12 Tips for Taking Care of Babies and Toddlers during Summer

Caring for babies and toddlers during the summer Make babies comfortable during the summer Make toddlers cool and comfortable during the summer How to keep baby cool in hot weather As summer is just around the corner and as a parent we are concerned about how to care for our babies and toddlers. Babies and toddlers need extra care during the hot summer months and hot humid days can be fun and comfortable for our kids with a few tips and tricks. Caring for babies and toddlers during the summer Tips for summer care for babies under 6 months 1.… Read More »Top 12 Tips for Taking Care of Babies and Toddlers during Summer

What is the right way to massage baby?

What is the correct way to massage baby? Which oil to use for massaging baby? How to give a baby massage? Massage can be a great way to bond with your baby. In India, a baby is massaged from the age of 4-5 days. The massage is usually done before the bath. The massage can be done with baby oil, lotion, or some kind of edible vegetable oil. Traditionally, in northern and eastern India, mustard oil is used for massage. It is good for the winter season because it warms the body. In South India, coconut oil is used. Coconut… Read More »What is the right way to massage baby?

pH Balance of Baby’s Skin and Daffy Cleansing Syndet bar for babies

Daffy Baby Soap Bar Review Daffy Baby Cleaning Bar You must have heard of skin pH balance, but most people don’t understand what it really means. Let’s try to understand what it is and how it affects our baby’s skin. What is pH? PH is a measure of the acidity and alkalinity of a substance or solution. The pH scale is from 1 to 14. The pH value of 7 is neutral, while values ​​below 7 i.e. 1-7 are acidic while 7-14 are alkaline. You may remember the school’s landmark paper test that was used to test the acidic or… Read More »pH Balance of Baby’s Skin and Daffy Cleansing Syndet bar for babies

Introduction to Chicco Baby Moments

Chicco is a brand that has impressed me for a long time, so when I was asked to review their Baby Moments product line, I was more than happy to participate. I love that they’ve broken down everything a mother needs for her baby during the early years and turned them into special moments that are precious to us. Bath moments The Bath Moments range contains everything you need to bathe your baby. It includes special bath cleansers like body wash, shampoo, bath foam and soap etc. without tear-free formula and specific natural ingredients like oat extract and marigold to… Read More »Introduction to Chicco Baby Moments

Kajal for baby – Is it Safe to Apply Kajal/ Surma/ Kohl in Baby’s Eyes?

Is kajal safe for babies? Baby Kajal -This is a question we get asked quite often and I can understand how confusing it can be for a first-time mom to make this decision. On the one hand, you have parents and other elderly people in your family who advise you to apply kajal, and on the other hand, your doctor and the internet may advise against it. Today we are trying to look at the different pros and cons and how we can possibly get the same benefit while avoiding the damage it can cause. What is Kajal for Baby?… Read More »Kajal for baby – Is it Safe to Apply Kajal/ Surma/ Kohl in Baby’s Eyes?

How To Take Care Of Your Baby & Toddler In Winter?

With winter at its peak, we continue to receive questions about infant and young child care during the cold months. Winter is accompanied by seasonal colds and persistent coughs, to say the least, heartbreaking. This is especially true in the case of babies whose immune system and skin barrier are still developing, making them prone to viral and bacterial infections.So, we’ve put this article together for all of you who have questions about what and how to care for infants and young children. How to choose baby clothes in winter Babies under 6 months have a higher body surface area… Read More »How To Take Care Of Your Baby & Toddler In Winter?

40+ Effective Home Remedies for Cough and Cold in Babies, Kids

Tried & Tested  Home Remedies for Cough and Cold in infants , Toddler and Kids that actually Work Effective natural remedies for cold, cough and chest congestion in children How to treat cold and cough in kids Sometime back, I was talking with a friend and we started exchanging  home remedies for cold and cough in babies and kids and that’s when the idea for this post struck me. My dear friend whose 3 years has recently joined play school has been complaining about cold and cough almost every week. It pains her when her doctor prescribes antibiotics for chest congestion, cold and… Read More »40+ Effective Home Remedies for Cough and Cold in Babies, Kids

How To Hold A Newborn

Here are some ways your DoulaCare postpartum doula will teach you: Carry your baby so that his chest is against yours and his head is resting on your shoulder. A great position for burping and babies love it because they can look over your shoulder at things. Sit the baby on your lap with his back pressed against you and your hand holding his chest. Then rock back and forth. If you have a rocking or rocking chair, so much the better. A forearm lift will often calm a fussy baby.Bend one arm and place your baby, stomach down, along… Read More »How To Hold A Newborn

Why Is Breastfeeding So Darn Hard?

By Leigh Anne O’Connor, IBCLCYou are a mammal. You are expecting to have your baby and he will just latch on and you are all set. But then you see all of your “friends” in trouble. Why is it so hard? Breastfeeding is a learned behavior for parents. Babies are very instinctive. They know how to breastfeed under normal circumstances. Unfortunately, many newborns are not born under biologically normal circumstances. Breastfeeding involves two people: the parent who gave birth and the baby. * Many people are unaware of the impact of birth on mother and baby for breastfeeding. Whether the… Read More »Why Is Breastfeeding So Darn Hard?

Are You Misreading Your Newborns Sleep Cues?

March 20, 2016 through Ruth_DoulaCare Filed Under: Breastfeeding, Dad, Newborn Care, Newborn Sleep, Feeding, Parenting, Postpartum, Postpartum Doula, Pregnant, Uncategorized As experienced postpartum doulas, we teach new parents how to read and understand sleep and eating cues.Parents misinterpret their baby’s sleep signals when trying to keep the baby interested and engaged. Not recognizing that baby is showing them “sleep signals”. Newborns have only brief periods of wakefulness after feeding (around 30 minutes)Most newborns (less than 8 weeks old) are not awake for very long. Although it varies depending on the baby, newborns naturally stay awake for no more than 45… Read More »Are You Misreading Your Newborns Sleep Cues?

New Mothers Need a Period of Rest and Recovery after the Birth

May 2, 2016 through Ruth_DoulaCare Filed Under: Breastfeeding, Dad, Newborn Care, Newborn Sleep, Feeding, Parenting, Postpartum, Postpartum Doula, Pregnant, Uncategorized A wonderful new book that promotes an age-old concept of caring for women after childbirth. A postpartum doula fulfills this role for many families.The “doula” is a Greek word that has come to mean “the servant or mother the new mother” looking after new families and nurturing them after birth. Postpartum doulas are different from a baby nurse. We are a postpartum service for families who want to take care of their newborn baby, but need loving care for their… Read More »New Mothers Need a Period of Rest and Recovery after the Birth

What is Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

May 16, 2016 through Ruth_DoulaCare Filed Under: Dad, Mood and Anxiety Disorders ?, Newborn Care, Newborn Sleep, Nurturing, Parenting, Postpartum, Postpartum Doula, Pregnant, Signs of Postpartum Depression, Unclassified Very often when a mom suffers from these symptoms it can be very isolating. Getting help or talking to others isn’t always easy when you feel like this. Image of the Blue Dot project It can be mild or extreme… it can happen before, during or after pregnancy… it can be anxiety or depression… but what it can’t be is nobody’s fault. Commonly known as postpartum depression, it affects 1 in 8… Read More »What is Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

Baby Names, how to pick a name?

Meaning of baby name, do you wonder how you choose a name if you don’t use a last name? What are some popular and unique baby names? It was so hard for me, I had a hard time figuring out how to decide? I had two names in mind and waited to meet my baby. How are you doing about it? Here are some different baby names in this article full of ideas. Curious about the most popular names in New York City, here is the list of the Top 100 Social Security Card Applications for New York Births. All… Read More »Baby Names, how to pick a name?

Healthy Pregnancy and Postpartum

Postpartum care: what to expect after a vaginal birth Your newborn may be your top priority, but postpartum care matters too. From vaginal pain to urinary problems, here’s what to expect when recovering from a vaginal birth. Pregnancy changes your body in more ways than you might imagine, and it doesn’t end with the birth of the baby. Here’s what to expect after a vaginal birth. Vaginal pain If you had an episiotomy or a vaginal tear during childbirth, the sore may hurt for a few weeks. Heavy tears may take longer to heal. In the meantime, you can help… Read More »Healthy Pregnancy and Postpartum

What is the Difference Between Postpartum Doulas and Baby Nurse?

I have been a DONA certified postpartum doula for over 20 years and this is the only question I always get from expectant parents. This is a question I wish I had known to ask when I was pregnant “What is the difference between the nanny and the doula?”I now know firsthand as a mother one of the reasons I became a postpartum doula, what it feels like to have a nanny at home when you feel so vulnerable and don’t know how to take caring for a baby, but I did not realize the nurse is not trained or… Read More »What is the Difference Between Postpartum Doulas and Baby Nurse?

Newborn Feeding Cues

Newborn Feeding Index Table Your Baby’s Hunger Signals: First clues: Smack or lick lips Opening and closing the mouth Sucking lips, tongue, hands, fingers, toes, toys, or clothing Active feeding indices Taking root on the chest of the wearer Try to position yourself for breastfeeding, either lying on your back or pulling on your clothes Restless or squirm a lot Hit you on the arm or chest repeatedly Shake or breathe quickly Late feeding indices (calm baby before breastfeeding) Frantic movement of the head from side to side Tears “My newborn baby wants to sleep all the time! Do I… Read More »Newborn Feeding Cues

Be in the shot! Parents need to be included with newborn photos!

For me, taking pictures of babies is more than the push of a button. The joy I feel seeing the start of a new family is real and gives me a great feeling! I love to see baby being gently carried around the studio by very proud parents who are dying to show off this cute new arrival. I know the reality on the other side might be different… you might have had a sleepless night and feel a little more uncomfortable. You might have struggled to find clothes without a sick baby so you could leave the house or… Read More »Be in the shot! Parents need to be included with newborn photos!

Tough Times. Self Isolating and Soup.

The last 7 days have been the hardest of my life. On Wednesday March 18, my father finally gave up his battle with dementia and passed away peacefully, at home, with all of his family and friends around him. He was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2014 and after a slow decline over the years he seemed to fall off a cliff in 2019. I was fortunate enough to be able to join forces with my mom and take care of him home 24/7 for the last 6 months of his life and I held his hand as he walked… Read More »Tough Times. Self Isolating and Soup.

16 Free online activities for children during lockdown

This blog post was born after a conversation with a friend of mine who is currently in a lot similar situation, stuck at home with two young children. Social media has been a lifeline for many of us, making it easy for us to stay in touch, giving us access to incredible resources and information shared by our friends and family. But there are some, like my friend, who choose not to use social media or avoid it for personal reasons and that got you thinking about the incredible resources that she might be missing! So ironically I used social… Read More »16 Free online activities for children during lockdown

Missing your Baby Shower? How about a Sip and See Party?

Not long ago, I was scrolling through Facebook and saw that a friend had organized a “Sip and See” party after the birth of her beautiful baby girl, Avaya. My first thought was “What is a sip and see party”? You might have similar thoughts! It’s definitely not something I’ve heard of before! I did a bit of Google research and found that a Sip and See night is an intimate gathering of your closest friends and family to meet your new bundle of joy. It’s an informal setting that usually takes place in a family environment that allows your… Read More »Missing your Baby Shower? How about a Sip and See Party?

Reducing Anxiety : Tips to help with promoting calm and well being during lockdown

As you know my studio is closed and I find myself in a situation where I really miss a lot of things in my job. The main thing I miss is the people walking through my door! The smiles, the adoration of their new baby, their pregnancy and childbirth stories and in 6 years I NEVER get tired of them, it makes me a real buzz! I was also very aware that being pregnant, giving birth and living with a new baby at home, while in confinement, is extremely scary. So I decided I wanted to help. I created a… Read More »Reducing Anxiety : Tips to help with promoting calm and well being during lockdown

Surviving a Pandemic Safely with a Bump – Online Classes for Pregnant Ladies During Lockdown!

One of the things that has been hugely affected by the coronavirus pandemic is prenatal classes which are so essential to the health and well-being of a mom-2-baby. Social distancing is important, so we need to work with it and find ways to connect with others, while remaining safe. Pregnancy classes have many advantages. Get information and knowledge to help you feel prepared An opportunity to have your questions answered by a trained person An opportunity to make friends and build a support network Social bond (other moms and their partners go through the same things!) Health benefits such as… Read More »Surviving a Pandemic Safely with a Bump – Online Classes for Pregnant Ladies During Lockdown!

Teenagers….rare as hen’s teeth in my studio!

Earlier this year my niece turned 14. We were chatting one day and I asked her what she would like for her birthday… I suggested a photoshoot in my studio and she asked me if she could be friends. I then thought it would be nice to have my hair and makeup done as an added treat. It was a truly fabulous day! Teenagers seem to be the least photographed in my studio. I am always busy with newborns, babies, 1 year olds and their broken cakes and then I am also used to having older siblings but they are… Read More »Teenagers….rare as hen’s teeth in my studio!

VE Day 75 – Let’s Celebrate at Home!

A few years ago, plans were put in place for this important occasion and even the holiday was moved from Monday to Friday causing havoc for calendar providers hehe! While VE Day celebrations are different than planned for this year, there are still plenty of ways to mark the occasion with your family back home. Hope this blog post gives you some ideas on how to mark the occasion at home. What is the day of victory? On May 8, 1945, millions of people rejoiced that after 6 years the war in Europe was finally over. Victory in Europe Day… Read More »VE Day 75 – Let’s Celebrate at Home!

Lockdown, running a business in a pandemic and keeping customers safe!

So here we are 8 months later and in Lockdown 2. I never imagined for a moment that we would still be in this situation and that my beloved business would be closed again. It is heartbreaking and I feel sorry for all the small businesses that are in the same situation. March 2020 was by far the worst month of my life. I lost my father on March 23 after a 6 year battle with dementia. And then a few days later, the whole country was plunged into Lockdown. I was in mourning, I was scared and in addition… Read More »Lockdown, running a business in a pandemic and keeping customers safe!

Lockdown Birthdays – Top 10 ideas to make sure their special day is a day to remember!

Since March 23, 2020, we have experienced restrictions of one kind or another due to the pandemic. It’s been 10 months of confusion, fear, anxiety and frustration, but the world continues to turn and the way families have found ways to survive and have fun during this time has been so uplifting and inspiring! When it comes to children’s birthdays, I’ve seen so many parents find ways to make their word special while respecting the restrictions. Children are so resilient and can often find joy in the simplest things… they don’t need lavish parties or a giant stack of gifts.… Read More »Lockdown Birthdays – Top 10 ideas to make sure their special day is a day to remember!

Weddings | lindseytylerphotography.com

I’m glad you are thinking of me to help celebrate your wedding! Have modern and whimsical photographs to stop time – if only for a moment – and give you the best memories of your day. I am continually inspired by couples like you and I do my best to portray the beauty and uniqueness that makes your wedding yours. I help you plan the big day, cherish every moment and relive those moments with your gallery. Reservation & Preparation | It’s my mission to take care of you! Once you have said “yes!” To work with me, we’ll start… Read More »Weddings | lindseytylerphotography.com

Studio Wardobe for Mamas | lindseytylerphotography.com

Providing a full customer experience includes exclusive styling with my curated studio wardrobe. These pieces have been carefully selected with pregnant women and new mothers in mind. I know how important it is to want to be photographed in a flattering wardrobe and how hard it can be to find! I make planning your session outfit simple with my personalized wardrobe guide and personal styling help for the whole family. Studio wardrobe selections are always growing. In addition to my maternity and new mom selections, I provide everything for baby at each stage from newborn to 12 months (boy and… Read More »Studio Wardobe for Mamas | lindseytylerphotography.com

Studio Tour| St. Louis Photographer

I can’t believe I haven’t shared some pictures from my studio on the blog. Since I moved into space in September of last year, I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. The studio is easily accessible to towns in southern Illinois and the entire St. Louis area. It allows me to create beautiful cohesive images of newborns and babies. I have an open floor plan with plenty of space for sessions, studio samples to show clients what I can create for them, and a parent’s area with a sofa and chairs to hang out and relax . I have light refreshments… Read More »Studio Tour| St. Louis Photographer

Motherhood Gown Collection | lindseytylerphotography.com

My collection of dresses is offered exclusively to my clients at no additional cost. Take the guesswork out of knowing what to wear for your session. They work great for maternity and new moms to wear during their newborn session. I specialize in coordinating and styling outfits with your family so you don’t have to; one less thing on your to-do list! White lace VICI (Large) Maxi plunging neckline in white lace (medium-large) White lace VICI (Small) OFF THE SHOULDER RUFFLED DRESS in Ivory (Medium / Large) Maxi Ivory Flutter Sleeves (Large) Flutter Sleeve Blush Maxi (Medium) Boho Knit Strap… Read More »Motherhood Gown Collection | lindseytylerphotography.com

Beach Maternity Session | St. Louis Maternity Photographer

Who knew you could find a great beach in St. Louis, Missouri ?! Love this place with perfectly soft sparkling white sand, gorgeous backdrop and of course the nicest couple. Wardrobe provided by my client wardrobe for expectant mothers, new mothers, babies and children (boys and girls up to 6 years old). Lindsey Tyler is a newborn, maternity and family photographer in St. Louis. If you are looking for a maternity photographer in St. Louis I would love to help you start planning for your new baby. With over 5 years specializing in my favorite ages of little humans, maternity,… Read More »Beach Maternity Session | St. Louis Maternity Photographer

St. Louis Baby Photographer | Sitter Milestone

Miss Alyza is one of my special members for the first year of babies. Capturing these milestones is such a joy !! One of my most favorite times is babysitting. Baby is able to sit up unassisted at this stage, which makes for sweet moments! We will be capturing a variety of images of the pig outfit (my favorite), tummy time, and of course sitting. isn’t she a doll? It’s also the perfect time to spend some intimate moments with your family and siblings interacting and holding your adorable little one. The clothes (pictured above) are provided for baby in… Read More »St. Louis Baby Photographer | Sitter Milestone

Attending a newborn photography mentoring workshop

Tips for photographers participating in newborn posing workshops and mentoring sessions … Hello photographers! That’s it. You’ve photographed newborns here and there, you’ve decided to take the plunge and consider participating in a newborn posing workshop or one-on-one mentoring session to bring your photography to the fore. higher level. Maybe you’ve drooled over the work of your favorite newborn photographer and are giddy to learn that he or she is coming to your town to offer a newborn workshop to a lucky group of baby photographers. Perhaps you have discovered that a local newborn photographer offers private mentoring sessions that… Read More »Attending a newborn photography mentoring workshop

Mommy and Me Mini Photography Sessions in San Diego, CA

Mommy and Me Mini Sessions 2018 There is nothing sweeter than the love between a mother and her child (ok dads, you are pretty awesome too). It’s time to step out from behind your iPhone camera and join your little ones for a special series of mini-sessions just for you and your little sweetheart (s). These Mommy and Me mini photoshoots are designed for mom and baby / child only. It’s time to celebrate you and your newborn, infant, child and / or children! They are meant to go really fast, but to capture the love between you and your… Read More »Mommy and Me Mini Photography Sessions in San Diego, CA

Most popular Newborn Photography Posing Ideas

Newborn photography ideas posed Hello newborn photographer friends, new parents, friends and everyone reading this article! Eek, it’s been a while since I’ve blogged, it’s been a busy summer vacationing, entertaining the kids and of course, cuddling my adorable newborn clients! So, let’s talk about the newborn pose! I’ve been a professional newborn photographer for almost a decade now, and over the years there have been trends in newborn pose photography. When I first started posing and photographing babies, these huge flower headbands were all the rage… we’re talking about flowers bigger than the baby’s head! I’m pretty glad one… Read More »Most popular Newborn Photography Posing Ideas

Fall Studio Mini Sessions – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Baby and Child Photography in San Diego This is the time of the year! Spicy Pumpkin Lattes, back to school, looking at those UGG boots in the closet and having your little cuties photographed to celebrate the new season! Come join Sophie Crew Photography for a fun and quick 15-minute fall-themed series of mini fall studio sessions for your little ones! What is included?Three digital images in full resolution (at the choice of the photographer). The three images with printed version will be uploaded to a private gallery for you to download. Additional images may be available for purchase (optional).… Read More »Fall Studio Mini Sessions – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Halloween Studio Mini Sessions – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Boo! It’s time to dress up in the studio!Mini Halloween sessions in the studio It’s time for our annual Halloween Studio mini-sessions! I can’t wait to see your little ones in their 2018 Halloween costumes! When?Friday October 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., then again from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cost:3 images (photographer’s choice) – $ 100 What is included?Halloween mini-sessions are open to kids of all ages to celebrate Halloween! Have your kids wear their awesome costumes and come to the studio for their annual Halloween photo. Sessions will be 15 minutes each and 3 full resolution… Read More »Halloween Studio Mini Sessions – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Peace, Love and Pajamas Studio Mini Sessions

Christmas pajama-themed studio sessions Are you so excited? It’s time for Jingle Bells, Elf on the Shelf, freshly baked Christmas cookies and the fa-la-la of all, our annual Peace, Love and Pajamas Studio mini-sessions! This is the happiest of all studio mini-sessions. Bring your adorable kid (s) in Christmas themed 2018 pajamas and enjoy the Christmas cheer! When?Friday December 7 – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.Sunday December 9 – 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Where?The sessions will take place in my photography studio in Santee. What?The sessions will be consecutive and will last fifteen minutes each. Who?These mini sessions are… Read More »Peace, Love and Pajamas Studio Mini Sessions

Photography Gift Certificates – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Give the gift of photography! Are you looking for the perfect gift for your future parents, friends and family? Want to give them a timeless gift that will last for generations? Forget the gift list and give them a personalized photo shoot or a package with gift certificates as a gift! Sophie Crew Photography is happy to offer photography gift certificates with a few gift options. Choose from one-session only, printing credit, or all-inclusive packages. Order just below and let Sophie take care of the rest. Choose between a nicely wrapped physical gift certificate mailed to you or your friend… Read More »Photography Gift Certificates – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Valentines Mini Sessions – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Cupid is back this year for our annual Valentine’s Day mini-sessions, and they’re going to be so much fun! It’s time to celebrate and throw in some glitter! Join us for Valentine’s Day mini-sessions in the studio this year! What’s new this year?This year our Valentine background will be RED and will (optionally) include gold glitter! Don’t worry, there will be a bit of glitter that your child can (eventually) throw away, but most of the glitter will be added in post-processing, so there shouldn’t be too much of a mess! Also new this year, instant viewing of your child’s… Read More »Valentines Mini Sessions – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Outdoor Newborn Photography – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer

Newborn photography sessions held outdoors in San Diego County. Outdoor newborn photography sessions are so much fun. This is not only the opportunity to get out of the studio, but also to enjoy our beautiful landscapes of San Diego. Each session is so unique and different, depending on the time of year, the flowers and plants in bloom, the time of day, etc. I love photographing newborns outdoors and can’t wait to chat with you about setting up an outdoor newborn photoshoot for your little one! So where do these outdoor newborn sessions take place?Well, pretty much anywhere! Keep in… Read More »Outdoor Newborn Photography – Sophie Crew Photography: San Diego Newborn Photographer