popular topics in feeding your baby

  • baby sleeping on back
    Caring for a Newborn
    A Guide to the New Rules of Parenting: Why Babies Can't Sleep on Their Stomach and More
    Parenting practices, trends, and tools are always evolving. If you're an expectant mom or grandparent who's more familiar with parenting trends from the disco era, use this list to catch up on today's written and unwritten rules of raising a baby...
    Erin Dower
  • bottle feeding a baby
    Bottle Feeding
    Bottle Feeding 101: Everything You Need to Know
    Bottle Feeding 101: Everything You Need to Know Need some tips and guidelines on bottle feeding your baby? Whether you plan on breastfeeding or formula-feeding, your baby will probably need a bottle at some point, even if it's just so Mom can hav...
    Erin Dower
  • Introducing Cereal to Infants
    Starting Solids
    When Should You Introduce Cereal to Your Infant?
    It's hard to know when your baby is ready for cereals and other solid foods. We got a doctor to weigh in on exactly when to start solids. ...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    General Care and Hygiene
    CloudMom Videos
    Videos Breast Milk Storage Tips more videos from CloudMom What You Need to Know About Formula Feeding How to Set Up the Pack and Play ...
  • Changes and challenges in breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding Challenges
    Changes and Challenges in Breastfeeding Your Baby
    Changes and Challenges in Breastfeeding Your BabyChanging Breastfeeding Patterns As you settle into nursing beyond the newborn period, you can expect your baby's routines to become more predictable. Gradually, he will have longer intervals betwee...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Starting Solids
    Starting Your Breastfed Baby on Solid Foods
    Starting Your Breastfed Baby on Solid FoodsStarting Solid Foods When my first baby was born, it was common practice to start solid foods in the first weeks of life-a time when nature intended for toothless babies to be fed solely breast milk. The...
  • SchoolLunch,HotDog
    Choking
    Top 9 Choking Foods
    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), one child dies every five days from choking on food, making it the leading cause of death in children ages 14 and under. The AAP is calling for the food industry to change the design and labe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Breastfeeding
    Appetite and Growth Spurts in Your Breastfed Baby
    Appetite and Growth Spurts in Your Breastfed BabyAn appetite spurt is the name given to describe a period of increased frequency of demand feedings by an apparently hungry baby. Other names for appetite spurts are "growth spurts" or "frequency da...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Benefits of Breastfeeding
    New Study Shows Breastfeeding Can Save Lives and Money
    New Study Shows Breastfeeding Can Save Lives and Money According to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics, nearly 1,000 infant lives would be spared annually, and $13 billon in incurred health care costs saved, if most new moms breastfe...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Breastfeeding in Public
    Breastfeeding and the Law: Know Your Rights
    Breastfeeding and the Law: Know Your Rights A Massachusetts law will go into effect in April 2009 allowing a mother to bring a civil suit against any "person or entity" who violates her right to breastfeed in public. Although breastfeeding in pub...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Formula
    Can an Infant Be Given a Variety of Formulas?
    There is no medical reason why a healthy infant cannot take a variety of infant formulas, but there are a few issues to consider. ...
  • NewbornBabyandMother
    Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding 101
    Your baby's first year is full of rapid growth and development, which require adequate amounts of calories and nutrients. One of the first decisions parents have to make about their new child's nutrition is whether to breastfeed or bottle feed. I...
  • Make delicious lollies
    Finger Foods
    Lollies
    Follow this recipes for Homemade Strawberry Lollipops - a cool, nutritious treat to serve your kids. Ingredients: 1 cup strawberries 4 1/2 tbsp runny honey 3 large ripe peaches or nectarines, peeled, pitted, and sliced 5 large ripe kiwi frui...
  • Lentil and Vegetable Purée
    Baby Food
    Lentil and Vegetable Purée
    Follow this recipes for Lentil and Vegetable Purée. Full of essential vitamins and minerals, as well as nutrients like protein. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 oz chopped onion or leek 4 oz carrots, peeled and chopped 1/2 oz celer...
  • Common Breastfeeding Problems
    Breastfeeding Challenges
    Common Breastfeeding Problems Every New Mom Should Know About
    The following problems are not uncommon during the get-acquainted phase of breastfeeding. Fortunately, such problems are usually worked out successfully before you leave the hospital or by the time your milk comes in abundantly. Don't be discour...
  • First Vegetable Purée
    Baby Food
    First Vegetable Purée
    Follow this recipes for your baby's first vegetable purée. Make a delicious blend of nutritious, natural ingredients. Ingredients: 1 carrot 1 parsnip 1 sweet potato Directions: Peel and chop the carrot, parsnip, and sweet potato. Steam and...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Breastfeeding
    Feeding Two or More Babies
    Feeding Two or More Babies Feeding multiple babies is a challenging task, but it is one that can easily be taken on with a bit of knowledge and support. The key is preparation. Learn all you can about feeding multiples way before you are actuall...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Vitamins for Babies
    Vitamins and Minerals for Babies
    Vitamins and Minerals for Babies The need for infant vitamins is a confusing topic. Babies do need vitamins to grow well and to be healthy. They need them for strong bones, healthy teeth, and to build up their blood and prevent anemia. The con...