Why You Should Be Extra Careful When It Comes To Preservatives and Your Baby
Preservatives are a touchy thing when it comes to your baby. It can be a pain to check the labels of everything and always make sure you’re buying preservative-free products, but the long-term health benefits make the extra effort worth it. So why are preservatives so bad, anyway? What it means when “preservatives” (or any […]
“Is This Really Normal?” We’ve Been There and Did the Worrying for You
New parents have a lot of questions, and most of them begin with, “Is it normal for my baby to…?”. We’ve been there and Googled that, so we’ve got a quick cheat sheet to answer all those questions for you. Why does my baby cry so much? Is something wrong? It’s normal for a new baby […]
Putting the Good Bacteria to Work for Your Baby
As parents, we sure do spend a lot of time trying to protect our babies from bacteria. Baby-centric aisles at the store are packed with anti-bacterial soaps, hand sanitizers and entire lines of antimicrobial products that tug on the heartstrings – and pocketbooks – of well-intending parents. A Probiotic Primer While bad bacteria can certainly […]
The 411 on Baby Gut Health
Your baby’s gut is a remarkably complex set of organs and interactions that work in unison to provide nutrients to the growing body. But when something goes wrong in the gut, boy does that baby want you to know about it! Here are 7 things you didn’t know about baby gut health: 1.Probiotics Not all […]
Colic vs Reflux: What’s the Difference?
This is groundbreaking, but there are tons of new things to learn when you have a baby. From deciding how you want to raise that tiny human, to how to function on zero sleep, to picking the brands you think are safest. There’s never a dull moment, that’s for sure, especially when it the so […]
My Baby Won’t Stop Crying, What Should I Do?
You know that your baby will cry. And you may have learned that crying, in some cases, is a sign of a healthy, thriving baby. In fact, it’s the way your baby can communicate their wants and needs with you. You may also have noticed that their cries change depending on the situation. But maybe […]
Baby Poop 101: Everything you Never Thought You’d Want to Know
Poop is the topic of the day. Why talk poop? Because poop happens and with babies, it happens all day long. Not really, but it definitely feels like it – especially if you’re the one changing the diapers. But what’s normal and what’s not normal? At what point should a baby’s poo concern parents and […]
Five Need-to-Know Facts about Iron for Babies
Has your pediatrician or healthcare provider discussed and/or suggested your little one might need an iron supplement? Are you simply wondering whether or not iron should be a focus in your child’s diet? Let’s iron out five major facts regarding this mighty mineral and we’ll let you know just how important iron really is. Iron […]