November 16, 2014

Ewwww or Oooohhh?

By Sarah, a Mama Seeds member / baby gear, Breastfeeding, breastfeeding / Add comment

In our various professions, we meet all kinds of mamas and get to hear about all kinds of new trends in motherhood...whether it's for your health or your baby's, a keepsake or a new family tradition—we hear it all. Some people find these trends groundbreaking discoveries. Others just find them gross. With that we bring you a new blog series called, “Ewwww or Oooohhh.” We'll share the scoop, and you tell us whether it's an Ewwww or an Ooooohh! Just to be clear: we are not about judgment here. We know that every mama makes the best decisions she can for herself and her baby. So tell us, mamas—what do YOU think?

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November 08, 2014

How to pick the best stroller

By / advice, baby gear, travel / Add comment

There are a lot of great strollers out there, and new ones seem to come along every day. But as soon as that gotta-have double jogging stroller makes the list, a new model hits the market and all bets are off. At Mama Seeds we’re anti-overwhelm, so rather than put together a model-specific stroller list (which will be out of date by the time you read this), we offer instead these tips for how to choose the stroller that’s right for you.

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November 01, 2014

Who’s thinking about January and February due dates now? We are.

By / 37 weeks, 38 weeks, advice, Birthing Classes, Breastfeeding, doula, full term, Labor, New baby, Pregnancy, pregnancy / Add comment

It’s the same every year: mamas-to-be with January and February due dates think they have a loonnngg time to wait before baby comes. After all, we have Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas, AND the New Year’s holiday to get through before we can really settle in and get ready for baby. There’s just one problem with that thinking: it’s wrong.

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