Bringing Baby Home: Toddler, SwaddleMe

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What Should I Pack for Hospital Stay?

Almost 35 weeks and thinking I should start putting together a bag to take with me when I deliver. I am a scheduled c-section, but things don't always go as planned :) I can't remember what I brought last time, it was so long ago. My OB said to plan on being in the hospital 3 nights if all goes well. I'm sure I'll need a light weight robe, clean underwear, my toothbrush and a change of clothes to go home in. What else should I include? Did most of you wear the hospital gowns or bring nightgowns? I'm sure I'll have plenty of visitors so I...


Newborn at Home Now

Just got back from hospital with my second child! Last night was pretty...

Car Seats

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Infant Car Seat-No Bottom Buckle???

My brother in law and his wife just had a baby. They went to their local fire departmetn to have them install the infant car seat right before the baby was born. The baby is here and is about 6 lbs 8 oz now. They say that the fireman told them that they can swaddle the baby in a blanket and put him in the infant seat WITHOUT his arms being through the straps ans simply buckle the chest buckle They leave the bottom "seatbelt" buckle undone. Has anyone heard of this being safe? I am so worried about the baby...what if something were to...


Car Seat ?

My son is 11 months and weighs about 22 pounds, woould it be okay to turn...