The Benefits of Breastfeeding vs. Bottle Feeding

breastfeeding vs bottle feeding

It’s an exciting time! Your new baby will soon be a member of your family and you are doing all that you can to prepare for his or her arrival by buying clothes, setting up a nursery, and doing research on the best way to nourish your little one. If you are wondering about breastfeeding…

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Why Vaccinating Your Child is Important

vaccinating your child

If you haven’t heard about the threat of measles resurfacing, then you haven’t been watching the news or listening to the radio. This year alone, more than 900 cases have been reported, and even anti-vaxxers are taking notice. In 1963, nearly every child in the United States contracted measles before they turned 15, although there’s…

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Keeping Kids Safe: Car Seat Safety and More

car seat safety

Bringing home a new baby is one of the most exciting (and scary!) times in a parent’s life. We want everything to be just perfect for our new bundle of joy, and safety is usually at the forefront of our minds when thinking about our new baby. Even though the baby won’t be moving around…

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Techniques for Sleep Training Your Newborn and Toddler

sleep training your newborn

In the early weeks of a newborn’s life, a parent’s number one priority is caring for the new baby’s every need, with frequent feedings, diaper changes, and snuggles. Usually around the third or fourth month of a child’s life, a sleep pattern starts to emerge. But, what if it doesn’t? What if those months of…

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How to Soothe a Teething Child

Toothache pain can make you miserable, and there’s nothing worse than seeing your little one suffer because of teething. Pointy, sharp teeth poking through gums of your child is certainly going to cause discomfort! Luckily there are various things you can do to ease the suffering, helping your child during this time. Some remedies, like…

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Homemade Baby Food vs. Store-Bought: The Pros & Cons

Homemade Baby Food

As new parents, we want to do what’s best for our baby. Creating a healthy, safe haven for our newborn takes precedence over all else, and once baby is old enough to have solid foods (around 4-6 months), parents begin to discuss if the store bought option or homemade baby food is best for their…

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Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

Breastfeeding your baby is no easy feat. It may be a natural process, but it also can be a difficult one. However, we encourage all new mothers to at least try to breastfeed as it reaps endless benefits for your little one and yourself. Early breast milk, called colostrum, contains countless nutrients and antibodies, helping…

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Infant Skin Care Do’s and Don’ts

A newborn baby’s skin is very delicate. It requires constant care to keep it moisturized and protected. The following tips will help you take care of that delicate baby skin. Bathing Basics Your new baby doesn’t need a bath every day. In fact, just two or three times a week is best. The temperature of…

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