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The NewLittleLifeBlog.com is a blog dedicated to all things for you and your new little life. Everything from DIY projects, to learning about birth and breastfeeding. Pregnancy, labor & delivery, cloth menstrual pads, cloth diapering, army life, family travel and more. www.newlittlelife.com/blog

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This is the BEST baby shower gift! Support a new mom while she breastfeeds with over 20 gift ideas! Advice from a lactation counselor, birth doula, and mom of Coloring Book Storage, Breastmilk Storage Bags, Birth Doula, Nursing Pads, Best Baby Shower Gifts, Hand Lotion, New Moms, Gift Baskets, Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding Gift Basket Ideas!

This is the BEST baby shower gift! Support a new mom while she breastfeeds with over 20 gift ideas! Advice from a lactation counselor, birth doula, and mom of 3. #breastfeedinggiftideas #babyshowergiftideas #babyshowergift #breastfeeding #breastfeedinggiftbasket #babyshower #newlittlelife

The Ultimate list of ideas for a breastfeeding gift basket, perfect for any baby shower, friend, or family member. Complied by a lactation counselor, doula, and mom!   #breastfeedinggift #babyshowergiftideas #breastfeeding #breastfeedingsupplies #newlittlelife via @newlittlelife Breastmilk Storage Bags, Increase Milk Supply, Nursing Pads, Breastfeeding And Pumping, Breast Feeding, Doula, Gift Baskets, Baby Shower Gifts, Mom

Breastfeeding Gift Basket Ideas!

My FAVORITE gift to see at a baby shower is a breastfeeding gift basket! Having a few of the basics can really help a new mother feel supported and ready to start off on the right foot. Now, technically, all you need is a baby and a lactating breast to be able to breastfeeding, but there are SO many cool products out there to make it easier, convenient, and enjoyable. As a lactation counselor, childbirth educator, and mom (of soon-to-be 3!), here are the top picks for a breastfeeding gift…

There are SO many ways to bond with your baby other than feeding them! If you're a partner wanting to give your breastfed baby a bottle, this is for you! Breastfeeding And Bottle Feeding, Breastfeeding Classes, Birth Partner, Breastmilk Storage, Birth Doula, Baby Massage, Breast Feeding, New Dads, Mother And Baby

Bonding without Feeding – Including your partner while breastfeeding

It's not uncommon for dads to feel left out in the bonding department when a mother is breastfeeding. All the images of 'good dads' we often see involve the partner giving a bottle to give the mother a break! First, ASK YOUR PARTNER how she feels about this. Every woman is different, but most women intend to breastfeed share these feelings about letting partners help with feeds. There are a few reasons why taking over a feed becomes tricky (and often actually LESS helpful) when a woman is…

Everything you need to know about breastfeeding when your sick. Whether it's the flu, or mastitis, here's what the research says from a CLC. Breastfeeding While Sick, Breastfeeding Benefits, Stopping Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding And Pumping, Exclusive Breastfeeding, Breastmilk Storage, Sick Baby, Lactation Consultant, Postpartum Recovery

Should you BREASTFEED if you're SICK?

If a mother is sick, is it still safe for her to breastfeed her baby? This question comes up A LOT in Facebook groups and private messages to me, and it's a good question! There is a real fear that if you're sick, you may get your baby sick, and there's NOTHING more miserable than a sick baby. The easy answer to this questions is... YES. You should definitely still breastfeed your baby, even if you sick! In fact, there's only a handful of reasons to stop or pause breastfeeding, and many of…

easy diy face mask The EASIEST cloth mask tutorial you can find, perfect for the beginner sewer. There is only 2 places to sew! This face mask tutorial includes a video and written instructions. via newlittlelife Face Masks For Kids, Easy Face Masks, Homemade Face Masks, Diy Face Mask, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns, Dress Tutorials, Sewing Tips

The EASIEST DIY Cloth Face Mask Tutorial – Beginner Sewing

This really is the EASIEST face mask tutorial you can find... it only has TWO places to sew! You can find a video tutorial of this pattern at the end of the post, but here are the written instructions for you of (seriously) the EASIEST mask you can make. Here's what you need for this simple mask tutorial: 100% Cotton scrap fabric, bandana, or scarf (12 X 18in)2 hair tie elastics or shoe laceBasic Sewing Machine Start with a piece of fabric roughly 18in X 12 in. You'll want to use 100% cotton…

Hand-sew this easy DIY mask in 5 minutes or less! All you need is cotton fabric, 2 hair elastics (or shoe lace) and a needle & thread! Face Masks For Kids, Easy Face Masks, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Projects, Sewing Ideas, Mesh Ribbon, Diy Mask, Needle And Thread

Easy Mask Hand-Sew DIY Cloth Face Mask Tutorial

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The 1st free coloring page of #worldbreastfeedingweek2019! Head over the Blog Shop and you can download this for FREE today only. Share your coloring page on Instagram and tag @newlittlelife.doula!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ See you tomorrow for another free download!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ www.newlittlelifeblog.com/shop⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #worldbreastfeedingweek2019 #worldbreastfeedingweek #breastfeedingweek #worldbreastfeedingmonth #breastfeedingart #breastfeeding… Breastfeeding Art, World Breastfeeding Week, Free Coloring Pages, Coloring Books, Menstrual Pads, Doula, Cloth Diapers, Diy Projects, Learning

The 1st free coloring page of #worldbreastfeedingweek2019! Head over the Blog Shop and you can download this for FREE today only. Share your coloring page on Instagram and tag @newlittlelife.doula!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ See you tomorrow for another free download!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ www.newlittlelifeblog.com/shop⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #worldbreastfeedingweek2019 #worldbreastfeedingweek #breastfeedingweek #worldbreastfeedingmonth #breastfeedingart #breastfeeding…

The beautiful, THROAT CHAKRA. Located in the throat, this chakra is the center for communication and listening. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Throat Chakra Affirmations:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I communicate with ease."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am able to clearly state my needs."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am comfortable in silence."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I set clear boundaries."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am a compassionate listener."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I vocalize my feelings."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am balanced in speaking and listening."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I have an important voice in the… Chakra Affirmations, Menstrual Pads, Throat Chakra, Army Life, Cloth Diapers, In My Feelings, Communication, Blog, Beautiful

The beautiful, THROAT CHAKRA. Located in the throat, this chakra is the center for communication and listening. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Throat Chakra Affirmations:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I communicate with ease."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am able to clearly state my needs."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am comfortable in silence."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I set clear boundaries."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am a compassionate listener."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I vocalize my feelings."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am balanced in speaking and listening."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I have an important voice in the…

Day 4 of the chakra coloring series, we learn about the HEART CHAKRA! It is located in the center of the chest, not surprisingly, at heart level. It colors our lives with compassion, love, unity, balance, and beauty! . Heart Chakra Affirmations: "I am fully open to giving love." "I am fully open to receiving love." "I forgive myself." "I forgive others." "I love myself unconditionally." "I love others unconditionally." "I am fulfilling my heart’s desire." . Heart Chakra Yoga Poses:  Bridge… Chakra Affirmations, Bridge Pose, Menstrual Pads, Army Life, Love Others, Heart Chakra, Forgive, Cloth Diapers, Compassion

Day 4 of the chakra coloring series, we learn about the HEART CHAKRA! It is located in the center of the chest, not surprisingly, at heart level. It colors our lives with compassion, love, unity, balance, and beauty! . Heart Chakra Affirmations: "I am fully open to giving love." "I am fully open to receiving love." "I forgive myself." "I forgive others." "I love myself unconditionally." "I love others unconditionally." "I am fulfilling my heart’s desire." . Heart Chakra Yoga Poses: Bridge…

Thanks @taushawierlo for helping with this chakra project! You can download your own coloring pages from www.newlittlelife.etsy.com. Don’t forget to share your finished or in process pages!! • • • #coloringbook #chakras #chakra #selfreflection #adultcoloring #healing #chakracoloringbook #solarplexus#chakraflow #chakragoddess #solarplexuschakra #confidence #chakraenergy #chakracolors #chakrasystem #chakrahealth #chakrabalancing #coloringbook #coloringpages #heal #maternalhealthmatters… Adult Coloring, Coloring Books, Coloring Pages, Chakra Colors, Chakra System, Menstrual Pads, Solar Plexus Chakra, Chakra Balancing, Health Matters

Thanks @taushawierlo for helping with this chakra project! You can download your own coloring pages from www.newlittlelife.etsy.com. Don’t forget to share your finished or in process pages!! • • • #coloringbook #chakras #chakra #selfreflection #adultcoloring #healing #chakracoloringbook #solarplexus#chakraflow #chakragoddess #solarplexuschakra #confidence #chakraenergy #chakracolors #chakrasystem #chakrahealth #chakrabalancing #coloringbook #coloringpages #heal #maternalhealthmatters…

Today's chakra is the SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA. It is located right in the center of your body, where your diaphragm sits. This is a chakra is characterized by the expression of will, personal power, and mental abilities.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Affirmations for this chakra: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am confident.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I release judgement of others.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I release judgment of myself.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I am open to new ways of doing things.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I can make good decisions quickly and… Menstrual Pads, Solar Plexus Chakra, Army Life, Made Goods, Cloth Diapers, Plexus Products, Confident, Affirmations, Blog

Today's chakra is the SOLAR PLEXUS CHAKRA. It is located right in the center of your body, where your diaphragm sits. This is a chakra is characterized by the expression of will, personal power, and mental abilities.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Affirmations for this chakra: ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ "I am confident.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I release judgement of others.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I release judgment of myself.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I am open to new ways of doing things.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I can make good decisions quickly and…

Can’t get enough of this sacral chakra! 😍  You can color your own version by downloading a coloring page from www.newlittlelife.etsy.com • Thanks @sococoondoulas for helping with this project!! • •  #chakras #chakra #selfreflection #adultcoloring #healing #chakracoloringbook #doula #chakraflow #chakragoddess #basechakra #3rdeyechakra #chakraenergy #chakracolors #chakrasystem #chakrahealth #chakrabalancing #etsyshop #downloadcoloringpage #sacralchakra #sacralchakrahealing #coloringpages… Adult Coloring, Coloring Books, Coloring Pages, Sacral Chakra Healing, 3rd Eye Chakra, Chakra Colors, Chakra System, Menstrual Pads, Chakra Balancing

Can’t get enough of this sacral chakra! 😍 You can color your own version by downloading a coloring page from www.newlittlelife.etsy.com • Thanks @sococoondoulas for helping with this project!! • • #chakras #chakra #selfreflection #adultcoloring #healing #chakracoloringbook #doula #chakraflow #chakragoddess #basechakra #3rdeyechakra #chakraenergy #chakracolors #chakrasystem #chakrahealth #chakrabalancing #etsyshop #downloadcoloringpage #sacralchakra #sacralchakrahealing #coloringpages…

Today's chakra is the SACRAL CHAKRA. It is located directly below the naval. This is a chakra is associated with the emotional body, sensuality, and creativity. Menstrual Pads, Sacral Chakra, Army Life, Cloth Diapers, In My Feelings, Squat, Yoga Poses, Breastfeeding, Affirmations

Today's chakra is the SACRAL CHAKRA. It is located directly below the naval. This is a chakra is associated with the emotional body, sensuality, and creativity. • Affirmations for this chakra: "I am creative!” “My sexuality is vibrant.” “I am comfortable in my body.” “Relationships are a joy.” “I am radiant, beautiful and strong and enjoy a healthy and passionate life.” “I am in touch with my feelings.” • Yoga pose for this chakra: Squat Pose (Malasana) Camel Pose (Ustrasana) . . Thanks for…