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30 Things You Have to Do in NYC Before Baby Turns One

Got a new plus-one in the mix? Get busy with this Big Apple bucket list for those 12 months and under!

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5 Things Doctors Want You to Know About Your Child’s Health

Whether your little one has a bump, scrape or break, or something more serious, keeping your kids healthy and happy is a challenge every parent faces. Luckily, when your child does need more serious care, healthcare experts specializing in tiny…

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A World-Renowned Pediatric Hospital (in Your Backyard)

Children’s National Hospital is ranked the number 1 pediatric hospital in the DC-MD-VA region and one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

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Make Your Birth Plan with These Simple Steps

What is a birth plan? It’s the foundation for the birth experience you want to have, with steps laid out to help you get there. Of course, labor and delivery don’t always go as expected. But having a plan you’ve…

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5 Classes Expecting Parents Should Take before Giving Birth

“Whether you’re a first-time mom or fifth, there are still classes you need to take before giving birth. Here are my top 5 classes you should consider taking before your little one arrives.”

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Help Center: All of Our COVID-19 Resources for NYC Parents

Virtual birthday party ideas, urban hikes, newborn photos via Zoom, toy delivery and even our favorite face masks from local makers.

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Online Parenting Classes: Birthing, Breastfeeding & More

Pregnant? Just welcomed a newborn? Congrats! Now head to these virtual destinations (from local providers) to up your infant IQ, stat!

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Your Birth Plan & COVID-19

“When working on your birth plan, remember that it isn’t a set of rules. It’s a helpful guide of preferences for you, your support team, and your provider to discuss and agree to—especially during this season of uncertainty.”

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Maternity Planning Timeline: Week-by-Week Guide to What to Do and When

Relax, mama! This week-by-week timeline will help you stay on track during your pregnancy.

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Just Opened: Parent Craft Collective

A cozy new space for pre- and post-natal needs, education, and community!

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Find Your Tribe: Parent Meet-Ups to Connect With Moms & Dads

Connect to the world beyond the playroom and to other moms & dads IRL with our guide to local parenting groups you’ll love.

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How to Survive 7 Postpartum Challenges They Didn’t Tell You About

You’re expecting a baby and have your due date boldly circled on your calendar. You’ve most likely read all the different labor and delivery stories online or heard them from friends. You researched all of the latest baby gear and…

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The New Parenting Class You Need to Check Out

The Parent Collective is here to get you prepped — and introduce you to your new best friends.

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4 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Night Nurse or Postpartum Doula

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When hiring overngiht care, references, background checks and gut feeling are the most important things to check off your list. Because newborns and new parents have very special needs, here are 4 questions you may not have thought to…

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Blood, Boobs and Tears: Three Postpartum Realities

You learn a lot about what happens to your body during pregnancy and labor—from books, doctors, and childbirth classes. However, all of these sources seem to conveniently gloss over the postpartum period. Bleeding, baby blues, blah blah blah. You read…

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Newborn Care Guide: Newborn 101

You survived labor and delivery! Now you’re back at home with this new life and it’s time to hit the ground running. We arrive home and suddenly everything we have read and all the advice we received simply flies out…

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Just Opened: DayOne Baby

Let DayOne Baby–a new retail and community center in Presidio Heights–help you navigate your way through pregnancy and beyond.

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Sleep On It: 4 Night Nurse Services To Bring You (and Baby) Sweet Dreams

All nighters ain’t what they used to be. There still might be bottles strewn everywhere, but once baby arrives, sleeping in the next day is no longer an option. When sleep deprivation gets scary, call in reinforcements from one of…

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Where to Eat, Shop & Play in Bay Ridge, Baby!

You’ve perused Park Slope, done a day in DUMBO, cruised through Carroll Gardens and spent an afternoon in Brooklyn Heights. But don’t think you’ve conquered Brooklyn if you haven’t explored Bay Ridge yet? While it’s a little further from Manhattan…

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July Hot List: Los Angeles Area Summer Camp, Baby Care & Outdoor Movies

Oscars Outdoors – Every Fri and Sat in July

Oscars Outdoors is a summer screening series at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s new open-air theater, located on the Academy Hollywood campus. The series features a permanent 40…

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June Hot List – Los Angeles Sales & Deals, Classes & Events

PLUSH Luxury Baby Event on June 10

PLUSH is a one day event where today’s modern parents can experience all the best, luxurious, innovative and eco-friendly baby products and services. Their goal is to educate parents in a beautiful, fun…

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Family Vacation to Whistler, BC: Skiing in Canada with Kids

British Columbia, Canada has always been known for it’s majestic natural beauty and abundance of outdoor activities but it’s close proximity to the US makes it a fantastic kid-friendly destination to try international family travel for the first time. A…

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