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New Mom's Survival Tool: Armchair Organizer

  It's hard to know what life will be like or what you will need postpartum if you've never had a baby before.  Before I had my first son, I had no idea how much time I would spend postpartum camped out in my recliner. Between a baby who nursed around the clock and healing stitches down there, I wasn't up and about very much. Getting out of the chair was more difficult than I had anticipated, so I wound up having everything I needed crammed onto a tiny side table beside my armchair. It wasn't the best solution. It was cluttered. It wasn't always easy to reach the thing I needed. I knocked stuff off regularly. And it didn't look good...

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A Valentine's Day Giveaway: Sweetheart Armchair Organizer

I'm spreading some love this Valentine's Day by offering you a chance to win this sweetheart armchair organizer! Anyone with a baby knows how helpful it is to have everything handy when you're sitting in your chair. Keep everything at hand with this pocket organizer that goes over the arm of your chair and keep on rocking that baby!  Contest open to U.S. residents only. Winner will be chosen on Monday, Feb 15, 2016. Sweetheart Armchair Organizer Giveaway from Milk & Sugar   a Rafflecopter giveaway

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What I wish I had after my baby was born...

  I didn’t have the easiest postpartum experience. There were some unexpected complications. My son had a tongue tie, meaning that he wasn’t able to suck strongly enough to get the milk he needed. As a result, he was nursing constantly during the day, never seeming to be satiated. If he was awake, he probably wanted to eat. The day after we found out he wasn’t gaining enough weight, we discovered I had appendicitis and needed to go in for surgery. My husband’s two week vacation time was up. Great timing. My mom helped me take my son to the doctor to get his tongue tie corrected the week after my surgery. I spent a lot of time breastfeeding him, helping him...

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