Consulting Moms

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What activities do you take 18 mo for in addition to daycare? In a precovid world.

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Do you feel Covid has impacted your baby/toddler’s development?

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Just stopped breastfeeding at 7 months. Low supply, baby is biting my nipples, etc so seemed like the best thing to do. But it made me extremely sad and emotional, as if I lost a bond with my baby. I … more

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How much to spend on a stroller? What do we get from a model such as Cybex Priam that we can't from a cheaper one? I am really confused! First time mom and never really observed strollers before

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Nanny interview tips please . First time mom and toddler used to go to daycare. Been interviewing a couple of nannies and the conversation ended up as me talking about my kid most of the time.

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How have other moms here juggled being pregnant / having a young baby with consulting? Senior ASC / early Manager here and am really struggling to see how this could work. Am feeling almost ready to s… more

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Monitors. Keeping it simple. Is there a good WiFi monitor with motion detector (no equipment on the baby)? Thank you!

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Suffering from severe nausea for about 12 hours a day at 8 weeks pregnant. Doctor prescribed me Diclegis but I’ve read conflicting information on it. Has anyone taken this? Any opinions on its safety … more

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Looking to pay our new nanny on the books (previous ones have been under the table). What programs do you use for this? Any recommendations or resources? I don’t know where to start!

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Hi, I'm 20 weeks pregnant with my 2nd child. Doctors noticed my cervix is shortening and depending on my cervix check next week I may need to do a cervix cerlage (procedure to stitch cervix). Have… more

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Recently started 3rd trimester and looking to begin to ease off the gas / transition my responsibilities so I can exit for leave seamlessly. However I’m a driver and have a hard time letting go. Any t… more

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Anyone with a Nuna Mixx have any regrets with the purchase? 4th and final baby, have the nuna pipa, hoping to hear some good/bad/ugly before I buy. Other contenders are the Cruz and Indie if that he… more

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Monday and not even noon and I am so exhausted I just want to lie down. Toddler woke me up at two am and I basically couldn’t fall back asleep after that because I was so stressed about the week. MD… more

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Need some weight loss suggestions/motivation. I used to be really fit but over the past few years, I’ve done so many rounds of IUI, had a baby, then two rounds of IVF before I really lost the baby wei… more

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For those women without family friends support around you, how do you have and care for a child and also get ahead in career and reach levels such as VP, Partner, MD etc. I have 18mo & am not able… more

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4 day weekend has me 100% ready to just be on leave already. 7 weeks to go 🤦🏽‍♀️ wouldn’t hate it if this little one arrived a little early

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Heading back from mat leave tomorrow. Any tips from anyone that has made the transition back during the Covid Period? Thanks!

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I’m 7 months postpartum, had a brutal birth/recovery, and PPdepression plus quarantine have been awful to my body. I hurt all the time, posture screwed, sciatica rages, up 30 lbs :(. I try to walk da… more

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Is intense heart burn a sign of labor? 39 +4 and having the most intense heartburn that even max dose of Pepcid isn’t helping 🥺 have had heartburn all pregnancy but this is something else!

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Hi moms, has anyone tried one of those “all over bibs”? Transferring our kid to a high chair during meal times and it sure looks like the clean up would be easier but looks a bit stuffy for the baby!

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