Baby

Mom’s Survival Guide for Conquering Baby’s Sickness

Wondering what to do for a sick baby? Here are the most helpful tips and products we've found for helping you conquer your baby's first sickness.  We loved working with Maty's Healthy Products on this post.   Sick babies have a…

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Cup Confusion: Are Sippy Cups Bad For My Baby?

It seems like the go-to cup of choice for parents of babies and toddlers is the sippy cup. They’re convenient, portable and  prevent a mess. And as a mom of three little ones, I get it–sippy cups are easy (for…

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Sweet Potato Baby Food 3 Ways

Wondering if you should try to make your own baby food? We love making our own baby food because you can be sure your baby is getting the best food possible. Sweet potato baby food is great to start with because it's nutrient…

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Bottle-Fed Babies: Why and When to Wean

It's hard to know exactly when and how to wean your baby from the breast or bottle, as every baby is different and there are many conflicting recommendations. Personally, I've had three babies, two of whom weaned at different times and in different ways,…

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Five Post-Partum Nutrition Tips From a Dietitian Mom

We all know how important nutrition is during pregnancy, and most expectant moms are diligent in making sure that they're meeting their nutrient requirements, as well as avoiding foods that may be unsafe. But what about postpartum nutrition? Delivering a baby, whether…

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Natural Baby Food: Over 150 Wholesome, Nutritious Recipes For Your Baby and Toddler

I’m so excited to be writing this guest post about my new cookbook, Natural Baby Food: Over 150 Wholesome, Nutritious Recipes For Your Baby and Toddler. I came up with the idea for this cookbook when I had my daughter…

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Introducing Solids: Is Spoon-Feeding Baby Still Ok?

When it comes to starting solids, the buzz phrase these days is "baby-led weaning", whereas "spoon-feeding" and "purees" have become old-school. Most of you will have heard about baby-led weaning by now, and perhaps  you have used this technique to introduce your baby to…

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How to Safely Store Breastmilk

Whether you're a nursing Mom returning to work, seeking a little bit of freedom to go out without baby in tow, or just want the option of feeding your baby a bottle instead of nursing, you might be wondering how to…

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Healthy Homemade Teething Biscuits

If you're the parent of a teething baby or toddler, these healthy homemade teething biscuits are your new best friend.  One of the first things I learned as a new parent was that there are a LOT of good ways…

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Excessive Spitting Up in Baby: 5 Helpful Solutions

Spitting up soon after a feed is completely normal for young babies. Their digestive tracts are immature and the muscle connecting the esophagus and the stomach (the lower esophageal sphincter) may need a little bit more time to develop and strengthen (which…

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