Have you heard the buzz around a baby-led weaning (BLW) approach to feeding infants? If not, get started here with "What is Baby-Led Weaning?" . This popular feeding method is no longer just a trend, it's here to stay. If you're digesting your way through the many articles around why (Here's 5 Reasons Why) you should consider a baby-led feeding approach, and deciding to give it … [Read more...] about Book Review: Baby-Led Feeding
Postpartum depression: Can dads suffer too?
In the days, weeks, and months following birth, both parents can experience physical, mental, and emotional changes. We usually hear and read all about the changes for the mother, because she has given birth, and her body has quite literally changed in many ways. Not only are there physical changes we can see, but there are also hormonal and chemical changes we cannot see. … [Read more...] about Postpartum depression: Can dads suffer too?
Beef for baby? Here’s why it’s a healthy choice
Is a baby-led weaning approach on your radar? If so, you may have seen pictures of adorable babies munching on steak fingers. Yes, it's true, steak fingers are a popular first food amongst baby-led weaning families, and with good reason. Beef is packed with zinc, iron, and selenium all of which are essential nutrients for infants, making it a top first food amongst nutrition … [Read more...] about Beef for baby? Here’s why it’s a healthy choice
Top 5 first foods for baby
Starting solids with your baby can be both exciting and overwhelming. Let me take some of the confusion out the process, so it's more exciting and rewarding for you and baby. Let's chat about when, what, and how to serve up your baby's first foods. When to start feeding When your little one is ready to begin eating solid foods, he or she will display a few telltale signs. As … [Read more...] about Top 5 first foods for baby
Newborn sleep: expectations and reality
By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns When you’re expecting a baby, one of the things you know for sure is that infants wake up at night, so you expect your baby will, too. It’s normal, right? But once you have a real, live newborn in the house you can be floored by how totally disrupted your sleep becomes. You may have had no idea that lots … [Read more...] about Newborn sleep: expectations and reality