Does Your Child Have Cow Milk Sensitivity?
May15

Does Your Child Have Cow Milk Sensitivity?

If your child has ever had symptoms of gas, bloating, colic, diarrhea or constipation after drinking cows milk, it’s possible he/she has a sensitvity. My youngest son, Alex has always had difficulty digesting cow milk products. At birth, he had a tongue tie and difficulty breastfeeding. I was forced to supplement with formula, which his tummy didn’t like at all! It took us many rough months of...

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10 Tips to an Easy Labor
Apr29

10 Tips to an Easy Labor

After 9 months of pregnancy, it’s finally time to welcome your little bundle of joy into the world. It’s both an exciting and daunting task to go through labor and delivery. The anticipation of meeting your baby for the first time is a wonderful feeling, but going through labor can be a bit scary. Luckily, there are ways to make labor easier for both you and your baby. Take a few minutes to discover these secrets...

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7 Things to Look for When Buying a Baby Humidifier
Apr26

7 Things to Look for When Buying a Baby Humidifier

If you’re pregnant or a new parent, you may be overwhelmed with all the baby gadgets and products. It seems like there’s a product for everything a baby does! But let me tell you, from one parent to anther, a good humidifier is something all parents should have. We never want to think about our baby getting sick, but it will eventually happen. The main purpose of a humidifier is to relieve chest congestion and...

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Your Pre-Baby Bucket List
Apr08

Your Pre-Baby Bucket List

If you’ve started to share your happy pregnancy news with family and friends, chances are you’ve heard a ton of advice.  “Sleep while you can!” “Your life will never be the same!” “You’ve got to start thinking about pre-schools right away.” Yes, you may be told to start researching preschools before you’ve even decided on an OBGYN. The wonderful world of pregnancy advice is full of clichés and overstatements. However, there is...

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8 Tips for Breast Pumping Success When Returning to the Workforce
Feb29

8 Tips for Breast Pumping Success When Returning to the Workforce

Every breastfeeding mom who returns to the workforce has some trepidations about pumping at work. What if they give me a hard time in the office? What if I spill breast milk all over my pants and don’t have spare ones?  We’ve been there, trust me. There are certain issues that new moms encounter when they go back to work and pump. It’s a challenge, but it’s totally manageable and a super admirable thing to do. After all, breast...

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The Perfect Baby Diet:  From Birth to Toddlerhood
Jan15

The Perfect Baby Diet: From Birth to Toddlerhood

Hi There! I’m Dana Hunnes, a PhD-Dietitian and mother to a toddler!  I’m honored to be a guest on Organic Sunshine! Today, I’d like to give you a little primer on the best nutrition for your fast-growing infant and toddler!  I provide basic information in this guest-post, with much more in-depth information and references in my amazon.com e-book!  Available at: Perfect Baby Diet Human...

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The Simple Way to Improve Fertility and Get Pregnant at Home
Jan05

The Simple Way to Improve Fertility and Get Pregnant at Home

I was able to conceive so easily, sometimes I take it for granted. Then again, I have friends who have struggled for years with fertility issues. I sit with a kind ear and listen as they describe painful treatments, shots and pills all in the name of having a baby. After months of fertility treatments, these hopeful women come up empty handed. I can’t help but think ‘there must be a better way’. Maybe there is! The simple...

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Teething Toddlers and How to Deal
Dec16

Teething Toddlers and How to Deal

Teething and the terrible twos: every parent’s nightmare combination. Just as your child is beginning to test their limits and discover their independence, new teething troubles arise to exacerbate an already difficult phase. Incisor and canine eruptions have nothing on the molars. Their broad size and multiple edges make molars the most painful tooth-cutting experience to date for toddlers. Let’s talk about teething...

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Baby Poop
Aug24

Baby Poop

Well today we are talking about baby poop… That’s right I said baby poop!  Before I gave birth to my daughter I had no idea how much my world would revolve around her pooping. Right?!?! I know not a glamorous subject, but a really important one!  During the first few weeks I practically had a spreadsheet of how many times my daughter pooped per day and the color. Every nurse and my doctor always wanted to...

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