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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 ...
CBC Explained

CBC Explained

Recently I was thrilled to report to the parent of a kiddo who we've been treating for iron deficiency is no longer anemic! Mom was excited and also w ...
Chilled Thickened Fluids

Chilled Thickened Fluids

Ready to level up? Great, now not only does your kid's fluids need to be thickened, but they need to be chilled too! How to accomplish this with a bus ...

Non-Terrible TV

Big reveal! I let my kid watch TV. In doing so I can sometimes use the bathroom alone, I can get his teeth brushed (which is important for all kids, b ...

Coding Basics

Disclaimer: I am not a certified coder. I'm not a biller. I'm a self-taught provider and I do my own coding and have done my own billing in the past. ...
Circumcision

Circumcision

New! print-friendly PDF for distribution by childbirth educators, doulas, providers, etc What is circumcision? Circumcision is defined as the remova ...