Gear & Toys: Infant, Simplicity

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Advice for Traveling with Infant Needed

I'm planning a trip to visit family in the Twin Cities with my infant. She'll be 10 weeks when we go. I'm trying to figure out what I can bring on the plane with me, what I can check, can I bring breast milk or formula through security etc. We'll be flying Continental. The customer service rep on the phone wasn't very helpful when I called. I was hoping to bring her travel system with us (minus the base, my parents have one already). Can The plane we'll be on has a gate check option -- can I gate check her infant seat and stroller? I was...

Carriers & Slings

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Help with Infant Carrier!

Oka, with my first child I purchased the Evenflo Snugle Comfort Vent soft carrier. I carried him around in this all the time. Never any problems. My 4 month old is a different story. I have used the carrier with her twice so far. The first time I notices small marks on her lower legs but didn't know what they were from. Well, this weekend I used it again and when I took her out I immediatly saw a bunch of these marks. It appears to me as if it was cutting off her circulation or breaking blood vessels. Needless to say, I will...

Safety Products

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Baby Carriers or Slings?

Any advice on baby carriers for newborns and beyond six months? Feedback on pros/cons on brands like the ERGO, Baby Bjorn, Beco and Infantino backpack carrier would be great. I'd also love to hear feedback on reasons why someone would use a sling (I'm a bit afraid to use it given the recent recall) vs. carrier. Thanks!


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Toys, Toys, and More Toys!

Now that Christmas has come and gone I have noticed we have too many toys at our house! Im not sure what to do with them. I have a son and another on the way so I don't know if I should put them away and save them for the little one or just get rid of them all together. I would like to know what some other moms have done.