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Written by Sarah Staskiewicz, RDN, a pediatric and neonatal nutrition expert, nutrition & science writer, founder of Cultivate: Nutrition Content + Strategy, and mom of two boys. Walking down the formula aisle can be a bit overwhelming – there are so many different infant formulas available, each with their own labels and ingredient lists. If
Ready to supplement or transition off breast milk? Here’s our how-to guide on choosing a formula and transitioning with ease.
Combo feeding is a great way to go when you want to extend breastfeeding by using formula.
Postpartum care is key, but you need to speak up for yourself mama! As told by Jacqueline Winkelmann, MD.
Female run companies, like Bobbie, are making sure women invest in women. It’s about time we start putting our money into companies we use and believe in!
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If your baby’s feeding journey includes breastfeeding or chestfeeding, you’ve likely had a panic or three about keeping up your milk supply. Lactation cookies may help!
There are so many baby formulas out there- what ingredients do you look for? Our nutritionist mom helps decipher those cryptic newborn formula labels.
by Kim Chappell, Editorial Director of Milk-Drunk You will know when you have met a mom who has used the Moms on Call method for sleep training and well, raising a baby. You’ll know because they likely won’t shut up about how it changed their life, how well their baby sleeps, and how they actually
The report this week about dangerous amounts of heavy metals in many popular baby foods has many asking — ok so, what’s in my formula? By Kim Chappell, Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann and Dr. Christina Berberich Parents are collectively scratching their heads this morning asking, “wait what’s in my baby’s food?’” after a new Congressional Report
When you have a new baby, whether it’s your first or fifth, you worry — you worry A LOT. Every parent worries; I’m a pediatrician and a mom, and I worry. This precious little being is mine, and my job is to keep her safe, healthy, and happy. The first year of a baby’s life
A 5-day old full-term infant male, exclusively breastfed, is admitted to the pediatric unit for dehydration, poor feeding and significant jaundice. He has lost 10% of his body weight since birth and is way too sleepy, even for a newborn. Baby does not wake up for feeds and is only nursing 5 minutes at a
Trained to coach moms how to breastfeed, but on the frontlines of seeing the pressure that comes with it, Tiffani Ghere, a Pediatric Dietician, weighs in on Chrissy Teigen’s “normalize formula” tweets. by Tiffani Ghere, a Pediatric Dietician and certified lactation educator. “Amen” to Teigen’s Tweet By now, we all know that breastfeeding is considered
New Research Shows American Pediatricians Are Stuck Between Breastfeeding Recommendations and a Mom’s Reality
Only 1% of Pediatricians Have Never Recommended Formula to Patients. Here’s What the 99% are Saying. by Kim Chappell, Editorial Director of Milk-Drunk and Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, Board Certified Pediatrician. Feeding a baby for modern moms is caught between a tale of two worlds. One in which you are expected to meet society’s high expectations
All the reasons why organic baby formula is better than non-organic baby formula.
Soy in baby formula: let’s discuss how and when soy is used safely for your infant.
What is the REAL difference between European Infant Formula and US Infant Formula? A Regulatory Expert and Scientist Breaks It Down
by Christina Berberich, Head of Regulatory Affairs at bobbie and Milk Drunk Contributor The European Union is a political and economic union made up of 27 member states. In 2015, the EU updated its infant formula regulations, but they only came to effect this year. They have several key differences compared to the US infant
by Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, a board-certified pediatrician who has been on staff at CHOC Children’s and CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital in Orange County, California since 2001, where she has held many leadership positions, most recently as Chief-of-Staff and Member of the Board of Directors. Congratulations! Your bundle of joy is finally here! You’ve prepared
The breakdown from a Food Scientist by Viji Ganesh, Food Scientist and Researcher and mom to one baby Parenting involves a lot of decision-making; one of them being what to feed your baby.. During the first year as a parent, there are countless occasions for a mom to ponder why and when she should choose
Written by Professor Courtney Jung, Faculty at the University of Toronto author of Lactivism “All women can breastfeed!” It’s a popular slogan among breastfeeding advocates and lactation consultants, designed to give women confidence in their ability to feed their babies. And while it’s certainly true that most women are physiologically capable of producing enough milk
Postpartum anxiety and mental health affects most of us moms. Let’s talk about it together.
Corn Syrup vs. Lactose; Let’s get down to business. by Tiffani Ghere, Registered Dietician, Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, certified lactation educator and mother to three boys. “What’s the best formula for my baby?” It’s the question on every new parent’s lips, especially if you’re feeling guilty about even considering formula. Since sugars are