Heather Slee

Heather Slee is the mother of a beautiful four-month old girl. She and her family reside in Central Minnesota. Besides being a deliriously happy new mom, Heather works at a local college, writes in her spare time, and loves bargain hunting for baby gear.

Heather Slee is the mother of a beautiful four-month old girl. She and her family reside in Central Minnesota. Besides being a deliriously happy new mom, Heather works at a local college, writes in her spare time, and loves bargain hunting for baby gear.

When Will I Feel the Baby Move?

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 by from Blogs
Women experience different sensations, so what you feel may not be what your sister felt or what your neighbor feels. It could be a flutter or a jab or a swish. Soon the feelings will become more predominant and you’ll be able to tell if it’s Baby or dinner time. ...

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The Pros and Cons of Pacifiers

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010 by from Blogs
To use a pacifier or to not use a pacifier? Some parents don’t have to make this choice; their baby just won’t take a pacifier. Other parents need to weigh the pros and cons of pacifier use, and then decide whether or not to introduce them. There are two main cons in regards to pacifiers. The first one is pacifier addiction. “Addiction” ...

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I Feel Sick! Am I Pregnant?

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by from Blogs
I knew I was pregnant when I suddenly started to experience painful, flaming, can't-sleep-all-night heartburn. I was not a frequent sufferer of heartburn, so I knew something was different; something had changed. Sure enough, the test was positive. But not every woman experiences the same kinds of symptoms -- and some women don't experience any ...

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Which Pregnancy Tests Are Best?

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by from Blogs
Out of all of the pregnancy tests currently available, which one should you buy? How do you know if it will work? Find out now! ...

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When Are You Most Fertile?

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by from Blogs
Some couples, when they decide they’d like to become parents, discontinue the use of their birth control methods and just say, “When it happens, it happens.” While that’s certainly a valid and low-maintenance choice, other couples like to take charge. And that means tracking your cycle and targeting your most fertile time. If you want ...

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Superfoods to Get Healthy

Monday, November 15th, 2010 by from Blogs
If you're planning on a pregnancy in the near future, it's a perfect time to get your body loaded with healthy food. It's a time to build up your immune system, to set good eating habits, and to give you the energy you need during this sometimes stressful time. One way to enhance your normal ...

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Connecting with Your Partner

Friday, October 29th, 2010 by from Blogs
Sometimes when you're pregnant, life becomes all about you and the baby. And that's certainly okay! There are a million things to plan, worry about, and be excited about. In the midst of all this craziness, however, remember that taking care of your relationship should also be on the priority ...

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Pregnancy Brain

Friday, October 29th, 2010 by from Blogs
I didn't really believe the "pregnancy brain" theory. And then one day, I was backing up my car—the same car and the same driveway and the same rock retaining wall that I had successfully avoided for years—and I completely spaced out and hit that wall. And the next week, I parked my car at a ...

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There is a somewhat recent tradition of giving babies their own little cake on their first birthdays, and letting them tear into it. It’s cute and messy and makes for great photos. But if you’re concerned about the huge sugar intake of that moment, or maybe your baby doesn't even like cake, or maybe you're just into switching things up a bit, ...

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Swaddling Newborns

Thursday, October 28th, 2010 by from Blogs
Swaddling your newborn isn't nearly as easy as the nurses in the hospital make it out to be. It looks easy, you watch, and you might even do it yourself with a little coaching, but when you come home, it doesn't work. They wiggle their little arms and legs out of their cocoon in five ...

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