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12 Taboo Topics for New Moms

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Cloth vs. Disposable Diapers


Sure, cloth diapers are the "green" and old-fashioned option. But they can also be higher maintenance than disposable diapers. One new mom we know had multiple pushy offers from her mother-in-law to receive a cloth diaper service as a baby shower gift — but she knew it wouldn't fit her busy lifestyle as a working mother, so she declined. Avoid voicing strong opinions on how someone else should cover baby's bum.

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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