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When Baby Bites

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When Baby Bites

Over the last little while, biting has been a hot topic at HEA. Quite a few first-time-moms are experiencing teeth for the first time. So what do you do when your baby bites you while he/she is breastfeeding? There are a lot of great resources out there on this subject and this blog post will lead you to them. Breastfeeding.support reminds us that: "When a baby is breastfeeding correctly his tongue will cover his lower gum ridge or teeth (if he has teeth yet) and he will not be able to “bite” the breast without biting the underside of his...

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The Risk of Lyme Disease: Outdoor Adventure & Ticks

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  My family and I have had our first camping trip of the year, we love the outdoors, but this year we've taken more than memories from our experience. On day two of our trip, I was in the vault toilet helping my 3 year old "not fall in", and I casually tried to brush away some debris on her leg, but it was stuck. I got her out into the sunlight and there it was our first tick.   Tick   So, I have anxiety, my mind immediately started racing. Lyme Disease! I've read about ticks and lyme disease and proper...

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Lace Nursing Bra...LOVE

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Lace Nursing Bra...LOVE

I was in need of a bra recently, so I decided to shop HEA's inventory! I haven't breastfed in over two years, at 11 months my daughter turned away from the breast and never latched again. So I didn't buy this bra for the nursing function, I picked the Momzelle lace bra because it was Sexy!                                   It fit like I was                               born wearing it!   I sized myself, and...

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Four Ways to Wear Belly Bands!

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Four Ways to Wear Belly Bands!

The Belly Band, before you got pregnant you probably didn't realize this maternity accessory even existed. image from momzelle.com The first thing a sales associate will tell you about the belly band is that It's a pregnancy hack meant to buy you time and keep you in your regular pants. But that's all they'll tell you about the band. So if your pregnant for the first time, this seems like a great deal, $20 or so and you get to keep wearing your own pants. Yay, Win Win!  But the belly band can do more than that, it really is...

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How to pick a zipper for your coat extender in 5 Easy Steps

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Step one: Look at the teeth!   What kind of zipper do you have?      Metal Invisible Coil Coil Vislon l Vislon M Vislon   Step Two: Is your Zipper a YKK? Yes             No     Step 3 How many Sliders (a.k.a pull tabs) does your zipper have?  ONE   TWO Does your zipper end in a stop, or another pull tab?   Photo from: https://successfulfashiondesigner.com/anatomy-of-a-zipper/   Step 4: What side is the pull tab? Place your coat on the floor in front of you, is the tab on the right or left? LEFT  ...

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