LISTEN TO MAMMA: Guidance For New Mommies in the Valley

we asked THE MOMS of Eau Claire and Chippewa Valley Facebook Group for advice, here’s what they had to say

If you are pregnant or you’re recently had your first baby, there are a lot of new learning curves as you enter the parental world. Don’t panic, you’re not alone. Moms everywhere are notorious for looking out for one another, and the Chippewa Valley is no different. I asked the 4.1K members in THE MOMS of Eau Claire and Chippewa Valley ...

DRUMROLL PLEASE: The Most Popular Baby Names in Wisconsin

according to the Social Security office, here are the top 10 boys and girls names in 2021

When talking about trends that come and go, we can’t forget about the most common, yet often overlooked trend: baby names. Whether you are expecting, expecting to expect, or expecting to expect expecting, it’s always nice to know what names are trending ...

Sleep Safely While On the Go

ensure your baby’s sleep environment is safe, wherever you are

Traveling with baby takes a lot of planning and supplies. Making a “safe sleep plan” is a part of prepping for a trip. Having a plan helps parents and caregivers know that your baby will sleep safely wherever they go ...

Building Baby’s Brain: Talking to Your Kids Is Key

conversation can build literacy skills and strengthen family bonds

Parents, did you realize that children develop essential skills that help them learn how to read long before formal reading instruction begins? These are called early literacy skills, and they include vocabulary, print motivation, phonological awareness, print awareness, letter knowledge, and ...

How to Support Nursing Moms

research shows that parents who get help are more likely to breastfeed

Breastfeeding gives babies the healthiest start in life. However, breastfeeding can be challenging for many families. In Wisconsin, around 1 in 4 babies is fed only breastmilk for the first 6 months ...

Badger State Names: Here Are the Most Popular Baby Names in Wisconsin

for babies born in 2020, everything old was new again

Last year at this time, people were wondering aloud whether the pandemic lockdown would lead to a baby boom (i.e., Netflix + plenty of time to chill = the pitter patter of little feet). Now, demographers tell us, it hasn’t – if anything, birth rates dipped ...

More Than Baby Talk: Mama Bear Den Helps Breastfeeding Mothers

online group helps supports fellow moms through pandemic upheaval

Parenting a new baby can be a stressful, isolating time marked by sleep deprivation, diaper blowouts, and the sometimes-challenging experience of breastfeeding. And that was before ...

Pandemic Pregnancies: Parents-To-Be Navigate COVID Uncertainty

in the midst of a huge life change, parents see a ‘new normal’ when it comes to pregnancy, birth

In these unprecedented times, so many things have been cancelled – some never to be rescheduled. In my own life, after the pandemic arrived, structure and consistency were suddenly gone ...

Babies! is sponsored by:

OakLeaf Clinics
Multiple Chippewa Valley locations

Babies! is sponsored by:

OakLeaf Clinics
Multiple Chippewa Valley locations