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Choosing the Best Diaper for Baby: Disposable vs. Cloth

Choosing the Best Diaper for Baby: Disposable vs. Cloth

The best diaper for baby As parents, we constantly face decisions that impact our children. One of the earliest decisions we make as a new parent is deciding what type or brand of diaper to use. When I was a mom for the first time twelve years ago I really didn't...

The Best Diapers for Your Baby

The Best Diapers for Your Baby

Why choosing the right diaper matters As a mom of four and a medical professional who is in the field of maternal and infant care, I am often asked, "what are the best diapers you recommend?" My journey through motherhood has been a wild ride! It's been filled with...

Breastfeeding Pillows: Safe or Risky?

Breastfeeding Pillows: Safe or Risky?

Are breastfeeding pillows unsafe? Should they even be available on the market to purchase? This newborn feeding tool can be extremely helpful. But, it’s important to know what it’s for and what it’s not for.

Is A Pacifier Bad For Breastfed Babies?

Is A Pacifier Bad For Breastfed Babies?

Giving your baby a pacifier: Good or bad? Pacifiers tend to get a bad rap…Over my decades working with mamas, I’ve found that so many of them want to avoid giving their babies pacifiers, but they don’t really know exactly why. They’ve just heard that it can cause...

What To Pack When Traveling With A Baby

What To Pack When Traveling With A Baby

Traveling – whether it be for a weekend or two weeks – takes on a whole different meaning when you have a baby. You no longer just have to remember your own essentials, but you’ve got to look into the future and decide what is going to be essential and what isn’t for...

6 Nursery Essentials Every Mom Needs

6 Nursery Essentials Every Mom Needs

Getting the baby nursery ready for your newborn can be an exciting time. Picking out a theme, decorating, and packing away their tiny clothes is a form of nesting, and it’s a completely natural urge.  “...the nesting instinct is the burst of energy women often get in...

Why You Should Swaddle Baby

Why You Should Swaddle Baby

Baby Settler BlogWhy You Should Swaddle Baby Hillary Sadler | March 9, 2021Swaddling. Is it really necessary? I’ve often heard new parents say, “My baby hates to be swaddled.” While I don’t agree with their statement, I can see why it’s made. A lot of people think to...

Pumping. Part Four. What Does Real Life Look Like?

Pumping. Part Four. What Does Real Life Look Like?

Baby Settler BlogPumping. Part Four. What Does Real Life Look Like? Hillary Sadler | February 16, 2021First things first If you don’t have an indication to pump right after birth, i.e.: baby born before 38 weeks, admission to NICU, history of low milk supply,...

Pumping. Part Three. Using Your Breast Pump.

Pumping. Part Three. Using Your Breast Pump.

Baby Settler BlogPumping. Part Three. Using Your Breast Pump. Hillary Sadler | February 16, 2021I get it. Breast pumps can be overwhelming, and there isn't a lot of clear information out there on how to maintain them, use them or what all the parts mean. I wanted to...

Meet Hillary

Hi! I’m Hillary, the Mama behind Baby Settler. These days you can find me with my four children and husband… probably outside, and helping Mama’s and families. I also have a lot of letters behind my name which translate, I’m also a Labor & Delivery nurse and Lactation Consultant.

Gauge Your Grasp On Feeding & Sleep Routines

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