Baby

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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The Guide to Baby Gear You Really Need

Preparing for a baby is really exciting!  But there are also a lot of decisions to be made.  With baby #4 right around the corner, I have really started to assess what types of things I really need to have…

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Breastfeeding Moms: 8 Tips For Returning to Work

Transitioning back to work after having a baby can be tricky, especially for breastfeeding moms who wish to continue nursing. If you're anything like me, you may have some anxiety about how it's all going to work; keeping your milk supply up,…

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New Innovative {Must Have} Highchair

A highchair is something that you use everyday - and sometimes it feels like all day!  Between my 3 kids, I have tried out probably 6 or 7 different high chairs.  Some are too bulky, some are not sturdy enough,…

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Top 20 Finger Foods For Baby

My third baby is five months-old now, which means that in three or four short weeks, he'll begin the journey of learning to eat solid foods. Because he's my third, I'm anxious (in a good way) to get going, and…

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Kids and Eczema: Everything You Need to Know

Camber Hess is a Family Nurse Practitioner working at a family practice in Utah seeing all ages and treating a wide variety of conditions. She has 2 kids of her own, ages 3 and 4 months. Seeing a rash on…

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Baby-Led Weaning: Top 5 Tips For Success

When my oldest was six-months old, I hadn't yet heard of baby-led weaning. Instead, I carefully mixed infant rice cereal with expressed breast milk, sat him in his brand new high chair, and started the video camera to catch every second of…

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