Category: Newborn

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 7 – The forceps went flying

Athena's birth was not an easy one. Stephanie, Jarred and Jarred's mom, Mona explain the harrowing details of that day. They cover unhelpful doctors, tensions between family members and flying medical instruments.

/ February 10, 2017

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 8 – When I truly realized fatherhood

Jarred had never thought about having a kid, "it was never in the cards" for him. But when he found out Stephanie was expecting, he was on board! He did whatever it took to prepare for his baby girl. But...

/ February 10, 2017

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 9 – What if my baby likes the bottle better?

Due to complications during the pregnancy and Athena being premature by several weeks, Stephanie couldn't breastfeed right away. In this episode, she discusses the difficulties of getting Athena to exclusively breastfeed and learning that the different kinds of nipples can...

/ February 10, 2017

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 10 – Nothing scarier than bathing a preemie

In their first few months, babies are extremely sensitive to temperature, making bathing one of the more terrifying experiences of early parenting. Now imagine if that baby was a preemie! Stephanie and Jarred give their ten day old baby girl,...

/ February 10, 2017

Stephanie & Jarred Ep. 11 – Baby steals the spotlight

Jarred's mom, Mona, says that "people gravitate towards babies." Stephanie and Jarred are realizing this truth as they entertain guests coming to see their baby girl, Athena. It's hard taking care of a newborn and adding visitors to the mix...

/ February 10, 2017

Erica & Nicholas Ep. 6 – Birth of the unicorn baby

What's it like giving birth to the unicorn baby? It probably goes the way it went for Erica and Nicholas. They give answers to what a contraction feels like, how an epidural helps, and what's it like having your mother-in-law...

/ March 22, 2017

Erica & Nicholas Ep. 7 – We didn’t have a baby name ready

Erica and Nicholas didn't plan much ahead before their baby's arrival. They didn't want to find out the gender of the baby, they preferred it to be a surprise. So they didn't have any names picked, whether for a boy...

/ April 12, 2017

Erica & Nicholas Ep. 8 – Dealing with engorgement

New mom Erica talks about her painful experience with engorgement during the early weeks of breastfeeding her baby girl, Arria. Having been blindsided by it, she was desperate to try anything to be relieved of the pain. Seeking advice from...

/ May 2, 2017

Erica & Nicholas Ep. 9 – We don’t co-sleep with our baby girl

Co-sleeping is a choice new parents make based on their baby's needs and what's right for their family. Erica and Nicholas discuss their fears of having newborn baby girl, Arria, co-sleep and why they don't want to get her used...

/ June 21, 2017

Erica & Nicholas Ep. 10 – Our relationship has changed since having a baby

Having a baby together changes a couple's relationship in so many ways. Suddenly both find themselves responsible for another human being. In this episode, Erica and Nicholas discuss how they have evolved as a couple since having their baby girl,...

/ July 12, 2017