Bringing Baby Home: Simplicity

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Mother in Law Demanding to Be in Delivery Room During Baby's Birth

Hi fellow mommas! This is a 2 part question, so here it goes: I am expecting baby #3 right before Thanksgiving. My in laws have never really been involved in our kids' lives by their choice. They always make the excuses that they are too busy or can't afford to make the 350 mile trek. I recently called my mother in law and she casually told me that she has already requested the time off from work to be here for baby's birth, Thanksgiving, and 2 weeks afterwords. She also said that she was not going to miss the birth of this baby, and that...


Baby Last Name

Okay im a soon to be dad. My wife is 5 months pregnant. Does anyone know...

Baby's Bag

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Need Preemie Baby Advice...

We're suddenly faced with the very real prospect of having our baby sometime between 32 and 37 weeks (possibly even sooner depending on tests -- I'm 30 weeks now and they think I have developed pre-eclampsia). It sounds like it will be much closer to the 32 week end than the 37 week end. So, I have a couple of questions for moms who've been there. 1.) Does anyone have any experience with the NICU at either St. Alexius or Alexian Brothers? What were your experiences? 2.) We've been doing a lot of research on Kangaroo Care with preemies....

Car Seats

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New Car Seat Cover

I saved the carseat from my son which is silver and light blue, But this time around i am having a girl and wanted to know if anyone knows where i could find a replacement cover for my graco car seat? All i have found were in the 80-100 bucks range. Thanks for your help on this.....