3 Things You’ll Wish You Had Known About Baby Formula

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Trying to decide which baby formula is best for your baby can be quite confusing, with so many options available. Although the preferred method of feeding babies is breast milk, some babies simply don’t tolerate it or other factors prevent the mother from breastfeeding. Beyond that oftentimes, babies need formula as a supplement to breast […]

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Bonding While Bottle Feeding: How to Maintain the Intimacy

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There’s nothing quite like the bond between mother and child. In fact, it’s arguably the most intimate connection possible between two living beings. It’s only natural that when time comes for a mother to begin to resume her duties outside the nursery, the fear of tarnishing that bond begins to rise. As a child moves […]

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Choosing the Right Organic Formula

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The number of decisions a new mom faces is seemingly endless. From selecting a diaper brand to the right crib and car seat, every choice seems critical and at the same time impossible to make (and you thought naming the baby was the hardest part!).  How does a new mom choose? While we can’t help you […]

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Five Tips for Combination Feeding

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Combination feeding, sometimes called partial weaning, involves the transition of exclusively breastfeeding a child to a mix or combination (hence the name) of breast and bottle feedings. This is a great option for parents looking to resume work, school, or other responsibilities beyond parenting.  Combination feeding also help facilitate a child’s growth and development towards solid […]

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A Mother’s Guide to Partial Weaning

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The transition from breast to bottle can be a challenging one, both for you and your little one. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing process. It is quite common, in fact, for many mothers to still keep one or two feedings per day while simultaneously implementing regular bottle feeds. Say hello to partial […]

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How to Successfully Start Your Baby on Solids

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You’ll have a pretty good idea of when your baby is ready to start eating solid food – it will coincide with the onset of teething, more or less. This generally begins around the 6-month mark, but it could start earlier or later since babies all develop at slightly different rates. Of course, just because […]

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5 Tips to Help You Survive Your Baby’s Witching Hour

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In traditional lore, the witching hour refers to a time of night when supernatural creatures, such as witches and ghosts, reach their height of their power. In other words, it’s a time for evil to come out and play. As the parent of a newborn, you might suspect that a demon has inhabited your child’s […]

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4 Popular Baby Feeding Myths Every Parent Should Know

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If you’re like the average expectant parent waiting on your little one to arrive, you’re probably devouring a dozen books on labor and birth, newborn sleep schedules, baby wearing and tummy time. It’s a stressful and yet exciting time for the mother who’s painting a nursery and researching different types of cribs; so it’s no […]

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Cow Milk for Babies: Five Things You Should Know

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As a new parent, you’ve probably heard a little bit – or more than a little bit – about cow’s milk. It’s one of those things, along with honey, sugar, and nuts, that pediatricians violently warn against feeding your newborn. And they’re right – it’s not a good idea to feed your little one anything […]

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Five Essential Baby Food Safety Tips

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Baby food may seem pretty straightforward to new parents, especially when it comes in those handy little jars at the store. But as your child transitions from breast milk or formula to solids, you may take some things for granted. Breast milk is inherently sanitary and safe for your child; but baby food is easy to contaminate. […]

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