Posts Tagged ‘baby feeding’

My 4 Month Old Cheated Death Three Times- And Here’s Why She’s Still Alive

This article was originally featured on San Diego City Moms Blog

Our daughter came unexpectedly at 35 weeks. My pregnancy wasn’t the easiest of the 4- my blood pressure was an issue after 25 weeks causing me to have to do ante-natal appointments once a week after 30 weeks with week 35 being the most eventful after being told my blood pressure was dangerously high and they needed to risk a premature baby to ensure I was safe. But our little Brooklynn was born perfectly healthy, happy and strong – a strength we didn’t know she would need more than anything else.

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Unique Gifts: Father’s Day 2017

Finding that perfect gift for Father’s Day can be tricky. Some dads already have everything, while others are just too picky, and some you just want to seek out that perfect gift that you just know he’ll love. Whatever the reason, we’ve compiled a list of unique Father’s Day gifts that your Dad is sure to love. Our list is complete, including awesome strollers, a unique take on the Bible, the perfect pillow, and super fun socks that will make any dad happy this Father’s Day.

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High Chair Guide: Phil & Teds High Pod

While you may come across dozens of capable high chairs on your hunt for the perfect one for your family, the Phil & Teds High Pod stands above the rest with a sleek design and unmatched features and convenience.

The High Pod offers a uniquely beautiful design that is minimalistic (which means easier clean-up for you!) and versatility that promises that this chair will grow with your child beyond babyhood.

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Decoding Your Baby’s Cries

Decoding Your Babys Cries option 1

Many of the early days with your newborn are spent shushing, rocking, and swaddling in order to calm your sweet baby’s cries. There are so many unknowns when it comes to caring for a baby. Are they hungry? Are they tired? Do they have gas? Well, what if all the mystery in figuring out what a baby needs is unveiled to you in a simple concept known as Dunstan Baby Language. Let’s explore 5 common needs of a baby and how to decode those needs by listening to your baby’s cry.

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Babymoov: Innovative Feeding Products

Babymoov - Innovative Feeding Products

As parents we strive to raise our children with tender loving care, while juggling a million other tasks on a daily basis. In the midst of everyday life efficiency becomes a top priority in each task we attend to. That is why we are so thankful for companies like Babymoov! Babymoov designs the most sleek and innovative products to nourish your baby from birth through the toddler years. Part of what makes Babymoov such an incredible company is that they collaborate with “pediatricians, midwives, osteopaths, nurseries and, perhaps most importantly, mothers.” All of Babymoov’s feeding products boast beautiful designs, simplicity beyond belief, and convenient cooking and cleaning times. 

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Toddler Dining: Booster Seat Round-Up

Whether you’re short on space and want to ditch the highchair or have a toddler who’s ready to sit at the big table with the family, there’s a great option for you: Booster Seats! Nowadays there are a wide variety of boosters, from cushions that you can throw on top of any old dining chair to ones that strap down and feature removable trays. We’ve rounded up a few great options that will not only save you space, but allow your toddler to safely dine at the table with you.

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Our Favorite Feeding Products from ABC Kids Expo 2014

Daily Mom recently returned from the 2014 ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada – the world’s premier trade show for children’s products. Two of our editors spent long days scouring the floor for the best new products for kids, babies, and parents. We’ve already shared with you the latest and greatest when it comes to strollers and toys, so now it’s time for our favorite feeding products – high chairs and sippies and breast pads… oh my!

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Skip Purees with Baby Led Weaning

Is your baby ready for solid food? If so, did you know that you don’t have to spoon feed your baby jarred food or make your own purees? Instead, skip ahead and go straight to finger foods with baby led weaning. This increasingly popular option fosters healthy eating habits by encouraging your baby to take the lead and experiment with different foods on his own terms. Here’s what you need to know about this alternative way to introduce solids.

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Good Protein Sources For Your Little Eater

{Photo Courtesy: Lilac Saloon & The Memoirs of Megan}

We all know that in order to have a balanced diet, we need to have a proper mixture of nutrient rich foods.

Protein, in particular, is suggested to be introduced to babies typically around 8 months old. The normal human body needs 22 amino acids, however, it only makes 13 of them. The other 9 amino acids must come from foods high in “essential acids.”

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