Long-Term Support For First-Time Moms

Nurse-Family Parnership a trusted resource for moms, babies

Imagine you are pregnant with your first baby and you have little or no support, you barely have enough money for rent and food, let alone a new baby – and you have a million questions! ...

Taking Safe Sleep on the Road

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 ...

Small Favors Add up

little ways to help new parents adjust to their little ones

Having a baby is a huge transitional event that changes so much about a couple’s lifestyle and schedule. From late-night fast food runs to 2am diaper changes and from dinner dates to ...

Get up and Get Out!

one local mom’s advice on leaving the house with baby

Hey there, Mama Bear. I see you. With the bags under your eyes, your hair a mess. You too, Papa Bear, I see that confused look of not being sure what to do. The newborn stage is ...

Co-Working With Kids in the Chippewa Valley

In the modern workforce, most people who parent infants or young children and work outside the home must effectively split their wage with a caretaker. That might be a ...

Meant to Be: Adoptive parents never stop learning

When many people imagine preparing to bring a baby home, they envision nine months of room painting, nesting, baby showers, and supply runs that will almost certainly culminate in welcoming ...

Caring Pregnancy Community

She got ready to leave the house without the diaper bags, strollers, and bottles – for once. She said goodbye to her three-year-old and nine-month-old twins. She was feeling a little queasy and was looking forward ...

To Post or Not to Post

local parents share their approach to baby social media

Kristen Bell, actress of Veronica Mars and The Good Place fame, has two children and one social media policy: no pictures of the kids online until they’re old enough to choose. The Midwest-born momma chose to refrain from sharing information about her children to protect them from paparazzi ...

Tips on Capturing Your Baby's Timeless Moments

Eau Claire-based photographer Laci Eberle advises parents to keep their baby awake for two hours before a photo session. This way, the newborn will be sleeping sweetly – not wriggling angrily – when it’s time for the close-up.

Babies! is sponsored by:

OakLeaf Clinics
Multiple Chippewa Valley locations

Babies! is sponsored by:

OakLeaf Clinics
Multiple Chippewa Valley locations