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Hillary Swetz

Hillary is a certified doula who loves supporting moms in the birthing process. When not offering support and advice to pregnant mamas, she tends to her own garden, family, and cat. You can connect with her on her website, homegrownhillary.com.

Things to Do With a 6-Month-Old (To Keep Boredom at Bay)

Inside: Looking for things to do with a 6-month-old who is staying awake for longer stretches, and you need more ideas to fill all that awake time? These 6-month-old activities will add some variety to your days…and keep you, the adult, from complete and utter boredom. By the time your baby hits six months old, …

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Self-Care During Pregnancy: 9 Ideas That Are Super Basic & Inexpensive

Inside: Practicing self-care during pregnancy doesn’t need to be extravagant or expensive. The most basic self-care activities during pregnancy can be the most restorative practices that lay the foundation for a happier, healthier motherhood. Many women struggle to practice self-care during pregnancy, and that shouldn’t come as a surprise. It can be easy to lose …

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Unhappy in Your Marriage After Baby? 11 Ways to Turn Things Around

Inside: Having a baby is MAJOR (and permanent) change. Feeling unhappy in marriage after baby is one hundred percent normal, but the earlier you address those feelings, the easier it is to repair your marriage. Use these nine ideas to fix your marriage and adjust to post-baby life. Are you feeling unhappy in your marriage …

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Binge-Worthy Lactation Cookies with Fenugreek, Oats & Dark Chocolate

Inside: These lactation cookies with fenugreek and oats are so delicious that my husband ends up being the one begging ME to make them (yes, the man wants breastfeeding cookies – go figure). So if you are looking for easy and delicious ways to boost your milk supply and you like oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, …

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12 Reasons to Stop Breastfeeding – Guilt-Free (formula is more than o.k.)

Inside: You want to quit breastfeeding and make the switch to formula, but the breastfeeding guilt is coming on strong. We’ve got you! Here are 12 legitimate reasons to stop breastfeeding completely guilt-free. There are tons of reasons to stop breastfeeding, none of which make you a bad mom. Your job as this baby’s mother …

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