Pregnancy with a Toddler, Why is Music so Powerful, Sydney Pauker (#25)

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Blogpost We Read

Are you expecting your second baby and have a little one running around the house? Pregnancy with a toddler is probably a little different than your first pregnancy. You might be worried that when the new baby arrives, your oldest child will feel abandoned. At first, this may seem like a lot to handle, but with little advice and assistance, you’ll be able to manage pregnancy with a toddler with ease.

Here’s how you can balance the two:

  • Keep Your Toddler Entertained
  • Be Patient With Yourself
  • Make Time for Self-Care

(Read here)

This Week’s Article

Music: The Ideal Medicine for Home Wellness
Who has not experienced a nearly instant transformation when listening to a favorite song? Why is music so powerful? Researchers have known for decades that people interpret their feelings differently when their environment changes. Music creates a different environment. Read more.

Helper of the Week

Sydney Pauker is a certified Birth Doula and Breastfeeding Counselor. She has been working at a local birth center for the past year as a birth helper. In her time working as a doula she has helped hundreds of families across the globe. Supported over 700 moms in their pregnancy, postpartum, & breastfeeding journey.

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Have a wonderful week, all.

Much love to you and your family,

The Monkey Mashup Staff

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