Category: feeding

Insufficient Iron, Insufficient Labeling

Insufficient Iron, Insufficient Labeling

A long list of European import formulas distributed by a company called Able Groupe (no link, can only find a maintenance company) through the websit ...
Euro Formulas: Worth It?

Euro Formulas: Worth It?

"If I have to feed formula, at least it should be the best formula, right? My friend used European formula, and her baby thrived on it. Should I do th ...

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. ...

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 ...