There truly isn't much you need to buy to be successful with breastfeeding, afterall, you were born with TWO of the most important pieces of the puzzle!! There are a handful of things that will help make the process a bit easier; things to have on hand in the event you have struggles. Join Alisa Underwood, RN, BSN, IBCLC as she reviews breastfeeding supplies.
Getting a strong foundation set early on with breastfeeding is the golden key to long term success. The good news is there are a few simple things you can do to help set that foundation off on the right start. Join Alisa Underwood, RN, BSN, IBCLC, Owner Calm Baby RN, LLC as she reviews her preferred Simple Step Plan to Early Breastfeeding!
Getting outdoors in the nice weather helps the days seem not so long, refreshes our souls after a winter hibernation and gives us infusions of vitamin D but there are a few SAFETY points to be aware of.
Join Alisa, The Calm Baby RN, as she chats with us about ways to keep our babies safe, happy and comfortable in the summer months!
In our fast paced lives it is so easy to let the baby days, weeks, months fly by in a blur. In this Calm Baby RN episode Alisa challenges our listeners to stop for a moment each day to savor the sweetness of your baby. Listen - Share - Subscribe
It is truly fascinating to understand how babies are born programmed for bonding with their Moms and Dads! Join us as Alisa discusses how bonding is established and a special story about her days as a Neonatal ICU nurse when Y2K happened and what it taught her about bonding!
It is NOT easy to be a calm breastfeeding Mommy especially with all of the conflicting pieces of advice! The truth is the myths, misconceptions and even the mainstream breastfeeding advice are all making new moms feel NUTS and certainly not calm. Join "Auntie Alisa" as she chats about The Truth Behind Breastfeeding Myths!
How many times have you heard that "If only babies came with a manual". Expectant and new parents have soooooo many questions and we are keeping track of them so that we can provide you with episodes of FAQs. Here is episode #1 Newborn FAQ's including diapering, skin care and more.
Eczema, Baby Acne, Diaper Rash, Cradle Cap....red irritated rashy baby skin is just oh so heart breaking. We, as parents, are willing to try just about any concoction of baby skin care products to relieve our sweet little bundles of common skin ailments and often find that the products do not work or possibly even worsen the condition. Join us for this episode of Calm Baby RN as we discuss baby skin care and treatments!
One key component to having a Calm Baby is being aware of the transition from the womb environment to the house environment. Our babies truly need a slow gradual gentle transition and sleep, calming, feedings and really all aspects of newborn care depend on these environonmental variables. Join Alisa & Mimi as they discuss the womb environment and the best way of injecting familiarity to your band new baby's everyday!
Did you know there are things you can do during pregnancy to help prepare to have a newborn baby who sleeps well from the beginning? Join Calm Baby RN founder, Alisa Underwood and Calm Baby RN Sleep Specialist, Mimi for a discussion about what to learn, what to buy and how to ensure you have silent nights with your newborn babies.
Alisa Underwood, Calm Baby RN, LLC Owner/Founder, talks about a common thing that can happen with breastfeeding moms. Symptoms in question include progressively worse pain when nursing the baby, shooting pains through feeding, and random shooting pain when not feeding.
Alisa worked with a mom who had these symptoms, was diagnosed with thrush, and was ready to give up. Alisa talks about her process with the mom and how they came up with a solution!
Alisa Underwood, Calm Baby RN, LLC Owner/Founder, discusses the myths and misconceptions about babies getting their days and nights confused.
Alisa Underwood, Calm Baby RN, LLC Owner/Founder, talks you through the emotional maternal issue of going back to work after having a baby. Topics include breastfeeding, pumping protocol, galactagogues, nutrition, and the 5-5-5 rule for storage of breast milk.
Alisa Underwood, Calm Baby RN, LLC Owner/Founder, breaks down the different reflexes that “kick in” during your baby’s first few months.