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Baby has anemia; doctor told us to stop breastfeeding

We're not going to listen to him of course :sneak: This was a hematologist. I already told our actua...

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Introducing Baby Food ? Please Help!

Hello everyone my name is julie and I have a precious baby girl her name is Shaniah Lee born 3/7/201...

Moms of Infants

introducing formula at 2 months old

Hi im thinking well trying to start giving my 2 month old formula. He doesnt seem to be getting enou...

Cloth Diapering

Debating

I have a friend who is offering her cloth diapers to me. They are pocket diapers. She used them with...

Attachment Parenting

bed sharing not working - sleep training as a last resort and it's breaking my heart!

hi mommies,ftm of a beautiful ebf 5mo boy. i'd love nothing more than to snuggle with him until he a...

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Bottle-Feeding Basics (Sponsored)

By Playtex (Sponsored)

When it comes to bottle-feeding, it's all about the nipple. Starting your baby on a bottle can be baffling. Luckily, here are a few tips that will help your newborn begin feeding like a pro. Warm the formula/breastmilk - never microwave! » Read more

Homemade Baby Food Recipes

 Quick, easy-to-grab, ready in a dozen different flavored jars at the store- or chopping, blending, mixing, grinding work that leaves a mess on your counter? That’s right, the choice is yours, and for many moms the choice is between the easy way or the hard way. But what if the question is not which way is the easiest, but rather, which choice is the best? » Read more

Top Tips On Transitioning Baby To Solid Foods from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Making homemade baby food needn't be a daunting, time-consuming endeavor. » Read more

Baby Led Solids: Top Ten First Foods

Never heard of baby led solids? Baby led solids, also called baby led weaning, just means skipping the purees and letting your baby start solids when he is able to feed himself. When your baby is ready, at around 6 months of age, he really won’t need you to spoon feed him. There’s no reason to give your baby solids sooner than 6 months and many benefits to waiting.

What is Baby Led Weaning?

Baby led weaning, or baby led solids, is a really simple concept and just means letting your baby feed himself when he is ready for solids.  Most Americans think of weaning as giving up breastfeeding, but in the UK where the term “baby led weaning” originated, weaning means the transition to solid foods.  » Read more

Formula Feeding Moms Aren’t Lazy - 11 Tips for Dealing with Criticism

Are you “that mom”? You know the one that quit breastfeeding after only two weeks because you were just “too lazy” to stick with it. Nobody really knows what was going on behind the scenes – the baby that wouldn’t latch, the pumping, your baby’s constant crying, your own tears shed from trying to make things work.

The Basics of Introducing Solid Foods

When? About six months old. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended prior to six months. An iron-fortified, infant formula feeding is considered the only adequate substitute to breastfeeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics. How? » Read more

Making the Switch to Cow’s Milk

Most experts agree that your baby is ready to begin drinking cow’s milk at his or her first birthday. But for many parents, the transition can raise confusing and difficult questions. Why not earlier? How much milk do you give? What if it doesn’t agree with my baby?
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Is it OK to Give My Baby Cereal in a Bottle?

Giving your baby cereal in a bottle is one of those issues that reveals a big divide between the experts who recommend against it and the moms who swear by it. On the one hand, the experts point to a host of reasons why it is not good for your baby. On the other hand, your cousin, your friend, and some of your online buddies swear that it helped their infants sleep through the night.
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Formula Feeding 101- Most Common Questions

By Maria T. Pepin » Read more