History of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding history

History of Breastfeeding The history of breastfeeding must have begun when the very first man & woman had their very first baby. How else would people feed their babies? Well not exactly. Breastfeeding is a practice that has been around for thousands of years, but it’s not as old as you might think. In fact, …

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Comparing Gerber vs Homemade Baby Food

Homemade baby food

Comparing Gerber vs Homemade Baby Food As a parent, you want the best for your baby. You want to keep them safe and healthy and make sure that they’re getting all of the nutrients they need to grow. That’s why we’ve decided to compare Gerber vs homemade baby food: two options for feeding your little …

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Is Extended Breastfeeding good or bad

Extended breastfeeding

Is Extended Breastfeeding good or bad Extended breastfeeding is a term used when you are breastfeeding a child that is more than a year old. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines extended breastfeeding as “any breastfeeding after the age of 6 months and up to two years or beyond”. In other countries, feeding a child …

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3 Best Ways to Deal with Engorged Breasts

Engorged Breasts - covered

3 Best Ways to Deal with Engorged Breasts With your breast milk coming in (sometime between day 3 and day 7), you may also get engorged breasts as a side effect. When this happens, you may feel a sense of fullness and happiness to have a bustier chest [consider yourself lucky]. On the other hand, …

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Problem with Cracked Nipples

Cracked nipples

Cracked Nipples Cracked nipples occur when a the skin on your nipples is broken or cracked. It is similar to when your lips crack during cold, dry winters. Cracks while breastfeeding are very common. It’s important to keep the skin around your nipples as healthy and moisturized as possible, so that it doesn’t crack or …

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3 Best Ways for Burping your Baby

Burping your baby

Best Ways for Burping your Baby Burping your baby is important regardless if you choose to breastfeed or formula feed. You as an adult probably know that feeling when you’re eating something delicious and you just can’t finish your plate? You’re stuffed and ready to burst, but there’s still some leftovers on your plate. And …

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Best Breast Pumps

Breast pumps

Breast Pumps Breast pumps are kind of weird: the first time I saw one, I thought to myself, “What? Are you kidding?” But, after a week of expressing milk, I could talk for hours about them. The right breast pump is a game-changer. You’ll be able to get more milk, faster and with less effort …

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Choosing Best Breast Pads and Shields

Breast pads

Breast Pads and Shields Breast shields and breast pads are two very different things, but they’re often used together. Breast shields are soft, flexible cups that fit over your nipples and help to prevent leakage during breastfeeding. They can be used in addition to breast pads or on their own. Breast pads are disposable sanitary …

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The Best Baby Slings and Carriers

Baby sling - how to carry a baby

Baby Slings and Carriers Baby slings and carriers are quite the hot topic these days. Slings are great for newborns, but once your baby grows a little bigger, you’ll probably want to switch to a carrier that can hold them in place. In this article, we’ll explain how to choose the best sling or carrier …

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Best Facts From History of Baby Bottles

History of baby bottles

History of Baby Bottles Baby bottles are one of the most common inventions that we take for granted today. But who created them? And how did they feed babies in the old days? Since the beginning of humankind, women have breastfed their babies. But if a mother died, and a wet nurse was not available, …

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