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Must-do class for first-time expectant parents in Northern New Jersey

Register HERE As the time draws closer for the arrival of a baby, many first-time expectant parents become super excited. But in addition to the awe and anticipation first-time expectant parents often feel, they may also begin to become just

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Reasons for new parents in NJ to “like” Tender Times Doula on Facebook

Why “LIKE” Tender Times Doula’s Facebook Page when, as a new parent, it seems like just one more thing to fit into an already overflowing day? Because, as a new parent  with your baby finally in arms, I’m betting that you’re

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Have you heard the one about the three-week-old baby’s first growth spurt?

See if this scenario sounds at all familiar: You’ve delivered your baby and are at home,  and successfully breastfeeding.Though you may have had a bumpy start, some weeks have passed and things are beginning to settle down. You and your

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Best Newborn Sleep Article Ever

I’m posting this for all the parents of newborns who are up late at night searching the internet for advice on how to get their new baby to  sleep. If only babies KNEW they were supposed to sleep at night,

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When should I start talking to my baby?

Your new baby wants to hear your voice and know you are near.

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Want to know when to begin reading to your new baby?

Experts state that children need to hear a thousand stories read aloud before they begin to learn to read on their own. If you read just three stories a day you will have read a thousand stories before your baby’s first birthday.

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Are You Reading to Your Baby?

COMING SOON … a GUEST POST and advice about reading to your new baby by reading specialist, Stacey Loscalzo

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Five quick meal ideas for hungry new mothers

The new moms I work with are often hard-pressed for time to eat. They marvel at how amazing it is that this new little person can take up so much time… including their own time to plan and eat a

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The best advice ever for new parents on how to get some sleep

The best way for parents of newborns to get some sleep, according to a postpartum doula

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Will attachment parenting work for you and your new baby?

Here’s an opportunity to explore attachment parenting

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