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What to know if you have/need child care in Portland during coronavirus

What to know if you have/need child care in Portland during coronavirus

UPDATED 3/22: If you’re like me, ever since you heard that Governor Brown cancelled K-12 schools til April 28th, you’ve been in a bit of panic trying to figure out what that means for your kid. Here is everything I’ve been able to figure out so far, including links below to folks who are and …

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The Pros and Cons of Spoon Feeding and Baby Lead Weaning

The Pros and Cons of Spoon Feeding and Baby Lead Weaning

I personally spoon feed my babies since I didn’t know too much about baby lead weaning 10 years ago when my oldest started solids.   I started solids with my oldest at  6 months by spoon feeding, she wasn’t eager to start and was pretty slow transitioning to more texture and variety.    My youngest was …

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Understanding Your Child’s Circadian Rhythm: Your Ally for Better Sleep!

Understanding Your Child’s Circadian Rhythm: Your Ally for Better Sleep!

The circadian rhythm is our internal body clock.  One of its role is to make us feel awake at certain times of the day and sleepy at other times.  This means that we have windows of wakefulness throughout the day.   Newborns have very short windows: they are awake for 45-90 min and need to …

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Is my kid safe? How to check daycare/preschool licenses in Portland, OR

Is my kid safe? How to check daycare/preschool licenses in Portland, OR

Every parent has their own personal wish list when it comes to looking for child care, but to a person, the number one thing on the minds of every parent I’ve ever worked with is “Will my baby be safe?” Fortunately, the terrible outcomes that happen in the news are fleetingly rare considering that tens …

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Growing Toddlers With Strong Bones, Is Milk the Only Answer?

Growing Toddlers With Strong Bones, Is Milk the Only Answer?

When your baby turns 1 year of age, the American Academy of Pediatrics, (AAP), recommends starting whole milk by cup. Milk is an excellent source of calcium, which is needed for bone formation, muscle development, and nerve functioning. Milk also supplies Vitamin D and Phosphorus, both are essential factors in bone formation.  Additionally, Vitamin D …

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3 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity While Breastfeeding

3 Natural Ways to Boost Immunity While Breastfeeding

It’s an important time of year to talk about natural ways to boost immunity while breastfeeding. It’s cold and flu season! You know that your baby will get a lot of immune-boosting benefits from the breastmilk, but you want to know how to keep healthy and cold-free yourself! You’re apprehensive (for good reason!) about using …

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PDX Snow Day Back-Up Care: 3 Things to Do BEFORE the Snowflakes Fall

PDX Snow Day Back-Up Care: 3 Things to Do BEFORE the Snowflakes Fall

Snow days are a wintery dream for little ones and a huge headache for working parents. Many day cares and preschools take their cue from the local school district, meaning that you may just have an hour or two’s notice that school is delayed or cancelled all together. The secret to making this work is …

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Welcome to Portland Mom Hub!

Parenting is intense: it’s as challenging as it is rewarding, and it can feel very isolating although you just grew your family!

We want to support you on your parenting journey and share everything that we wish we had known when we were starting out!

Dr. Angela Potter

Supporting mothers from fertility through postpartum.  Visit me at DrAngelaPotter.com

Ren Johns

Looking for quality day cares and preschools in Portland, Oregon?   Visit my site at RenJohns.com

Marie-Eve Gagnon

If your family is experiencing sleep struggles, I can help!  Visit my site SlumberTimeSolutions.com

Katharine Burton Jeffcoat

Feeding a family and children can be challenging!  I can help.  Visit my site at PortlandPediatricNutrition.com