#BirthLinks: December, 2016
Daily Dose of Dress Up
Check out this baby on instagram. Mama Laura posts daily photos and videos of baby Joey in a new costume or outfit every day. She dresses the baby mannequin during naptime. So cute.
More Delivery Room Mistreatment
Know your rights, get educated, hire a doula. So many qwomen are finally coming forward to shed light on the hospital mistretment of labouring mothers. Medications administered without proper consent, rough exams, agressive or dismissive behaviour. I have personally been witness to this, and I have also seen the other side - a warm and careful staff. Important for parents to gain confidence in their pregancny to speak up when things don't feel right.
Rules for Posting about Other People's Babies
Mashable does a quick write up on the etiquette of taking, posting, or sharing pictures of newborns. A family's news should be their news to announce when they are ready.
Someone Asked me about Umbilical cords the other day. Asked me why their kid's soon-to-be belly button smelled so bad. Well, because simply put, it is rotting flesh. Healing and dying off from your baby's life inside you. For more information about properly caring for your baby's cord stump, I wrote a previous post.
All The Feels...
Zen Parenting gives us a few emotions one might be feeling when they have decided that you are done having babies. Joy, sadness, and curiosity? for starters. Find the article here.
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