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Formula – Batch Preparation

Supplies Dr Brown mixing pitcher Gram scale Hot water – 158°F/70°C degrees, roughly the equivalent of boiling and cooling for 30 mins Mat ...
Non-Dairy Milks

Non-Dairy Milks

At 12 months most babies transition from formula to whole milk, and some babies transition from breastmilk to whole milk, or begin to add whole milk ...
Changes to Kirkland Signature infant formula

Changes to Kirkland Signature infant formula

One day we went to Costco and the formula in the yellow container was GONE. The next time we went, there was a new formula in a BLUE container. ...
Dr Dad’s Tips for Doctor’s Visits

Dr Dad’s Tips for Doctor’s Visits

Take photos. Take photos of your baby on the scale – now you’ve got the date (in the timestamp information) and the weight. Plus a cute picture o ...
Dr Dad’s Tips for Oral Medication

Dr Dad’s Tips for Oral Medication

Medication Tips If your kiddo is getting oral medication, get lots of syringes. The pharmacy might only include one in the bag but will happily gi ...

FDA Regulation of Infant Formula, or, why are people recommending toddler formula for my infant

For a long time I've been referring to infant formulas as "FDA approved" or "not FDA approved." Turns out that's not a thing. It also makes it all ...
Registry:

Registry:

My neighbors are having a baby! Every day my preschooler asks if their dog is a big brother yet. I'm taking this as an opportunity to codify my opini ...
Choosing Baby Formula

Choosing Baby Formula

This question comes up over and over again -- what formula should I get? Decision points protein sourcecostease of accessmedical restrictions ...
Adages Explained: Never Wake a Sleeping Baby

Adages Explained: Never Wake a Sleeping Baby

Should you, or should you not, ever wake a sleeping baby? It depends. For the first few days, before babies are in a 'fed' state, they tend tow ...
Registry: feeding tools

Registry: feeding tools

Bottle Feeding Dr Brown standard width bottles -- these are the old-school width. A lot of bottles claim to be more like the breast by being w ...