Solids and Constipation in 6 Month Old Baby

Solids and Constipation in 6 Month Old Baby

Starting baby on solids can be an exciting time for parents and baby. Up until about 6 months of age formula and breastmilk are baby’s only source of food, so being able to introduce baby to new textures and tastes is exciting.  Unfortunately the change in diet can lead to constipation. If starting solids leaves your […]

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What’s in your diaper bag?

What’s in your diaper bag?

*this is a guest post from Jamie Kohler of Baby Cubby Springtime is here! While “spring cleaning” can sound daunting, it’s only a matter of time until we all get an itch to organize and declutter. This includes throwing out things we don’t need, cleaning areas that aren’t typically cleaned, or simply organizing items that […]

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Swaddling 101: The Do’s and Don’ts

Swaddling 101: The Do’s and Don’ts

What is Swaddling  As a new or expecting parent you have likely heard several people suggest you swaddle baby to help them sleep better at night, and you may have found yourself asking the question ‘What is swaddling?’ Simply put, swaddling is tightly wrapping baby in a blanket. This can be achieved by using a […]

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What Vitamins Does Your Little One Need?

What Vitamins Does Your Little One Need?

Vitamin A Vitamin A is essential for overall growth and development and aids in the healthy development of bones and eyesight. Vitamin A is in both breastmilk and formula. As baby gets older and starts eating solids dark green, red and orange vegetables are all great sources of Vitamin A. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) Thiamin protects […]

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5 Easy Ways to Bond with Baby

5 Easy Ways to Bond with Baby

Bonding with baby is one of the best parts of being a new mama, here are some easy ways you can bond with baby every day. 1. Cuddle Time Spend some time just cuddling with baby. Make eye contact and if possible try some skin to skin time. Strip baby down to their diaper and […]

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Does Baby Need Vitamins?

Does Baby Need Vitamins?

After a few months of parenthood you may find yourself wondering if baby should be taking vitamins. In recent years, rates of vitamin D deficiency have increased, likely due to lifestyle changes. Sunlight helps the body create vitamin D, but kids spend less time outdoors than they used to, and sunscreen blocks the production of vitamin D. The solution? A daily supplement.* The American Academy […]

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