Tips for going out in public with baby

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Eating out and going to social events can be really challenging for some moms and some babies. It's important to taper your expectation according to the baby's age. Little babies can only sit for five or ten minutes of time before their body needs to move. After all, that's what their body really wants to do. It's important to plan ahead, ordering the food, coming in right as the food is served. Going to a restaurant that is really baby-friendly is important, too. That way you won't feel embarrassed when baby starts making noise and throwing food and acting like a baby. For an older baby, bring a backpack full of toys that they have never seen before. It will keep them busy while you enjoy your meal.

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After attending parenting groups as a mom with both her first and second child, she loved it so much, she decided that working with babies and parents was what she wanted to do for a living.  Sarah McCormick made a 180 degree career change, and enrolled at Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena where Sarah obtained a Masters Degree in Human Development with a concentration in Infant and Toddler Development. Sarah is also a Certified Lactation Educator and a Perinatal Mood Disorders Specialist to better support the parents she works with.

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