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Healthy BBQ Ideas: 10 Smart Tips for Your Next Cookout
Though Im definitely an advocate for establishing some sort of summer schedule, theres nothing quite like those long, lazy summer nights. The kids running around while you put your feet up, the smell of a delicious healthy BBQ cooking on the grill ahhh, what could be better?! Well, it turns out there are ways to make [] . The post Healthy BBQ Ideas: 10 Smart Tips for Your Next Cookout appeared first on Mama Natural.
May 24 11:05AM MamaNatural.com Advice

Fun Outdoor Activities (Studies Prove Why Playing Outside Is SO Important!)
When the weather is warm, youd think making time for outdoor activities would be a given. But recent statistics on screen use are scary! Children under eight spend nearly 4X as much time in front of screens as they did in 2013. Experts agree that putting down those devices and getting your kids outside is [] .
May 23 12:00PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Fun Outdoor Activities (Studies Prove Why Playing Outside Is SO Important!)
When the weather is warm, youd think making time for outdoor activities would be a given. But recent statistics on screen use are scary! Children under eight spend nearly 4X as much time in front of screens as they did in 2013. Experts agree that putting down those devices and getting your kids outside is [] .
May 23 12:00PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Teething Necklaces: Which Are Best for Baby?
When baby is drooling, fussing, and unable to sleep from teething, youre desperate to find something to soothe those sore and inflamed gums. There are many natural teething remedies you can try, but when the suffering persists, you may want to try teething necklaces to give your child some relief. There are two main types [] .
May 22 11:58AM MamaNatural.com Advice

Headaches in Pregnancy: Natural Ways to Finally Get Relief
Not everyone gets headaches in pregnancy, and of course, having a headache doesnt necessarily mean you're pregnant (look for these early signs of pregnancy), but there is definitely a link between the two. Read on to get answers to all your questions about headaches in pregnancyplus, time-tested natural remedies that may help you find some relief! Are [] . The post Headaches in Pregnancy: Natural Ways to Finally Get Relief appeared first on Mama Natural.
May 21 6:22PM MamaNatural.com Advice

How to Induce Labor Naturally - Labor Induction Tips
If you're approaching your due date and wondering if youll need to induce labor, relax. Only 5% of babies are born on their due date. A better term to use would be a guess date since, well, it's really just a guess.
May 17 6:49PM MamaNatural.com Advice

When Do Babies Crawl? The Stages of Crawling (VIDEO!)
When do babies crawl? Well, it depends. Does slithering across the carpet constitute crawling? Does the wounded soldier count? Or is the elevated speed crawl the only answer?Crawling is a major milestone in a babys development and an event parents wait for with cameras ready, but theres really no one-size-fits-all approach. That makes answering the question when [] .
May 16 12:07PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Baby First Aid Kit Checklist: The Natural Supplies You Need
So, you followed a hospital checklist to prepare for your childbirth and now you need a cheat sheet for a well-stocked baby first aid kit. This is absolutely necessary for basic grooming (hello, clipping nails!) as well as for illnesses or accidents. But most conventional first aid kits dont have everything you need.
May 15 1:23PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Is Your Positive Pregnancy Test For Real? Find Out Now
When youre waiting for a positive pregnancy test time seems to slow to a standstill. Maybe youre experiencing early signs of pregnancy, but you just have to know for sure. But where to begin? You probably have a lot of questions about pregnancy tests, including: How soon will a pregnancy test read positive? Whens the best [] .
May 14 3:07PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Tongue Tie: How to Check Your Baby (and How to Fix It)
Despite colloquial use of the term, tongue tie isnt solely related to speech. Infant tongue tie can cause a host of issues for both mama and baby, and all too often results in an unwanted end to breastfeeding. Fortunately the solution is simple.
May 13 1:00PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Baby Pacifiers: Yay or Nay? The Truth About Using Pacifiers
If youre preparing to welcome home a precious new baby, you've probably been stocking up on onesies, diapers, wraps and carriers, and other baby gear. But what about those baby pacifiers? Are pacifiers good or bad? If you're on the fence about pacifier usage, then this article is for you. We'll cover: the history of [] .
May 12 1:00PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Implantation Cramping: Pregnant? Or Just Your Period?
Many TTC-ing moms want to know sooner rather than later if theyll get that BFP test, and implantation cramping may be an early sign that they, indeed, will! But implantation cramping is trickynot everyone experiences it and it can be similar to PMS cramps. In this post youll find more on: what exactly implantation cramping is [] . The post Implantation Cramping: Pregnant? Or Just Your Period? appeared first on Mama Natural.
May 11 1:28PM MamaNatural.com Advice

BIG FAMILY NEWS
I've got a secret for ya, mama, and it's right here in this folded sheet of paper. Frankly, even Im surprised by what's inside this. It still all seems a little unreal.
May 10 5:59PM MamaNatural.com Advice

When Do Babies Smile? Learn the Ins and Outs of This Fun Milestone!
Though parents eagerly await all of babys important milestones, theres nothing quite like that first smile. So, when do babies smile? It can be difficult to tell if that hint of a smirk is due to gas or from happiness. Read on to learn when do babies smile, plus: The difference between a reflexive smile and a [] .
May 9 5:08PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Infant Reflexes: Are Those Weird Movements Normal? (Images)
Google is every new mom's best friend. Newborns are so strange, so alien, and much of what they do including those bizarre infant reflexes easily elicits panic from nervous mamas. Any new parent's search history will probably reveal some variation of these questions: Why does my baby startle so easily? Why do my [] .
May 8 1:48PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Baby Breathing Patterns: When to Worry & When to Relax
When you first hear babys heart beat, youll inevitably have two thoughts: Wow, that's incredible and is that normal? Once baby is in the world, your thinking will shift towards baby breathing patterns. Youll wonder: Why is my baby breathing so fast? And what kind of noise is THAT?! In this post, well put your mind at [] . The post Baby Breathing Patterns: When to Worry & When to Relax appeared first on Mama Natural.
May 7 4:36PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Baby Spit Up: How Much is Too Much?
Everyone tells you youll be doing more laundry when baby arrives, but nobody tells you its because of baby spit up! Youll wonder: Why is baby spitting up this frequently? Does baby have reflux? Is baby getting enough to eat? New parents have enough to worry about, so lets get to the bottom of these questions, and [] . The post Baby Spit Up: How Much is Too Much? appeared first on Mama Natural.
May 6 2:47PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Gestational Diabetes: Signs, Causes, and Natural Ways to Treat It
If you're going into your glucose test, you may be nervously wondering: Could I have gestational diabetes? If you failed your glucose test, you may be wondering: what now? First, a bit of good news: Gestational diabetes is a manageable condition. But there are a few things you need to know. Here youll find: What causes [] .
May 5 1:24PM MamaNatural.com Advice

Jaundice in Newborns: Natural Ways to Treat This Common Condition
As you stare at your newborn wondering if he/she looks more like you or your partner, you may be surprised that your bundle of joy is looking more like a carrot instead! Jaundice in newborn babies is very common (and not related to delayed cord clamping!) and, in most cases, easy to treat. We know [] . The post Jaundice in Newborns: Natural Ways to Treat This Common Condition appeared first on Mama Natural.
May 4 12:00PM MamaNatural.com Advice