Category: feeding

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
High Calorie Pouches

High Calorie Pouches

Before I had a kid, I'm pretty sure I did a little bit of judging about pouches. Why weren't these parents making their babies home-cooked meals? Was ...

Dysphagia/Thickening Tips

When we got the official word that the Tiny Penguin was aspirating and that all of his fluids would need to be thickened, I was first angry and then t ...
Sippy Cups

Sippy Cups

Here is my parent-who-loves-interesting-gear secret: all the interesting stuff comes from the special needs community. Want to learn how to toilet tra ...