Tag Archives: feeding

Nursing strike

This past week, my son began to eat less. Much less. If you have seen my son, you understand that this is a dramatic change in behavior. For as long as I have known the little monster, he loves to … Continue reading

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Ask the experts: Bottle-feeding

My baby is having trouble adapting to bottle-feeding. What should I do? Babies who are feeding well at the breast sometimes react quite strongly when they’re offered a bottle instead. It can cause a lot of upset and stress if … Continue reading

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Win it: Oogaa meal set

UPDATE: Contest is now closed! Congratulations to the winners: Sonya C of Del Rio, TX; Erica G. of Savannah, GA; Amanda O. of West Suffield, CT; and Elise B of Friendship, NY! How many times have you seen a mom … Continue reading

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Tips and recipes for delicious homemade baby food

Starting solids soon? Maggie Meade, editor of the top-rated baby food site wholesomebabyfood.com, mom to three boys and author of THE WHOLESOME BABY FOOD GUIDE: Over 150 Easy, Delicious, and Healthy Recipes from Purees to Solids shares her tips and … Continue reading

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Baby care: Warming baby’s bottle

Heat water in a pot on the stove, removing the pot from the burner once the water is hot (but before it’s boiling). Rest the bottle in the water until the milk is lukewarm or room temperature. You can also … Continue reading

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If at first you don’t succeed …

As the saying goes, the best things in life don’t come easily—and we all know that parenting is one of them. In particular, curing common childhood discomforts and illnesses can be trickier than they first appear. When your primary remedies … Continue reading

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Weight time: Understanding how much baby needs to eat

Reading cues  While underfeeding your newborn is an obvious concern, overfeeding can put her at risk for being overweight later in life, so it’s important to establish healthy eating patterns right away. Joseph Kahn, MD, Chairman of the Department of … Continue reading

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Bottle-feeding basics

Maybe you’ve been set on bottle-feeding your munchkin since day one. Perhaps you’re a working mom pumping and feeding your child expressed milk when you’re away. Or maybe your baby receives a bottle only occasionally when he’s with a sitter. … Continue reading

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Your baby’s weight

Reading cues  While underfeeding your newborn is an obvious concern, overfeeding can put your child at risk for being overweight later in life. It’s important to establish healthy eating patterns right away. Dr. Joseph Kahn, Chairman of the Department of … Continue reading

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Bottle-feeding

You’ve probably heard all about the benefits of breastfeeding—it’s a wonderful opportunity for mom and baby to bond and breastmilk is an excellent source of nutrition and natural immunities. It’s true that breastmilk is the perfect food for your little … Continue reading

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