Breastfeeding through the teething process can be uncomfortable for both baby and mom. Tot Lactation Expert Rebecca Agi MS, IBCLC discusses signs of teething, tips for relieving discomfort and ways to avoid those bites!
Feeding & Nutrition
Whether you’re bottle feeding, breastfeeding (or trying to juggle both), or about to embark into the messy world of solids, feeding a tot isn’t always as simple as it should be. In this section, we cover everything from breastfeeding tips, choosing the right formula, understanding allergies and healthy & fun recipe ideas.
Starting your baby on solids is an exciting milestone and one that comes with lots of questions. Tot nutrition expert, Cathey Stoner, shares her tips to help get you started including what foods to begin with and what to avoid.
While most people think of a knock-off Louis Vuitton bag when they hear the word, ‘counterfeit,’ the reality is: no industry is spared and fake kids products are quickly becoming a very dangerous problem. From car seats to bamboo dinnerware to play kitchens, parents are unknowingly being duped when trying to shop thoughtfully for their families. In this article, we look at how third-party sites like Amazon and eBay are facilitating these sales and how the Shop Safe Act 2020, brand initiatives and customers are working to hold them liable.
Wondering which breastfeeding position is right for you? Tot Lactation Expert Rebecca Agi MS, IBCLC describes some of the most popular holds.
Is your mind swirling with questions as you try to get your newborn situated in an optimal feeding schedule? While giving a baby a bottle every couple of hours may seem simple enough, the truth is, there’s actually a steep learning curve involved with your new around-the-clock feeding commitment. Whether you’re formula-feeding exclusively or you’re supplementing with breastmilk, we’ve put together your one-stop guide for feeding your baby formula.
Does your baby often become inconsolable in the evening? If periods of fussiness and crying happen for around 3 hours at least 3 days a week, for at least 3 weeks, then your baby is considered to have colic.
Finding the perfect highchair isn’t always the easiest task. Many parents are strapped for space, while others don’t want to deal with the mess that often comes with reaching the self-feeding milestone in an overly padded chair. To help you find the right one for your tot (and your home décor,) we’ve outlined the questions you need to ask when considering a highchair and listed a few of our favorites.
As parents who want to look out for other parents, we put our heads together with a registered lactation consultant and childhood nutritionist to provide the expert guidance, techniques, recipes and non-toxic products you need to go from nursing to solids to school lunch! With seven sets catering from newborn to school age, mealtimes just got a whole lot easier (and less messy!)
Whether you are breastfeeding or not, caring for a newborn requires lots of energy. Tot lactation expert Rebecca Agi MS, IBCLC shares 25 healthy snack ideas to help keep parents nourished and fueled for those long days and sleepless nights.
Tot Lactation Expert Rebecca Agi, MS, IBCLC shares her top tips every mom-to-be should know before getting ready to breastfeed. Here are 10 simple tips to help get you and your tot off to a strong start.