Carseat Buying Tips

Carseat buying can be an overwhelming process. There are so many to choose from, yet they are all basically the same. So, where do we differentiate which one we should choose? Our tips focus on safety, comfort, and personal preference. Safety First and foremost,...

The Basics of Paced Bottle Feeding

Many parents have questions about bottle feeding their breastfed baby. Using a bottle, especially in the early days of your child’s life, can allow the responsibility of feeding your newborn to be shared by both parents. However, breastfeeding mothers sometimes are...

San Francisco Baby Gear Rental

Having a new baby can bring joy to the whole family, but unfortunately, traveling can become a bit of a nightmare. While family members and friends will often do what they can to help accommodate you, it is often prohibitively expensive for them to purchase everything...

Diaper Rash Basics

There are a variety of issues and ailments that new parents may have heard of but may not understand very much about them. Regardless of how you approach the situation, all newborns are going to need some form of a diaper. As a result, diaper rash is a common issue...

Newborn Feeding Guidelines

Feeding is a fundamental part of a newborn’s growth and development. Unfortunately, however, most parents leave the hospital with little to no information about feeding their baby. As a result, many parents are left to figure out what is appropriate regarding feeding...

Kangaroo Care for Newborns

Bringing a new life into the world is exciting and developing a healthy parent/child relationship is a lifelong process. While some parents report having an instant feeling of closeness with their newborn, it is not automatic for everyone. So what can you do to foster...

Using the E.A.S.Y Method

Many new parents find that the scheduling demands of having a baby in the home are difficult to navigate. It is not uncommon for parents to struggle in keeping up with the routine responsibilities of life. Some even feel like they don’t measure up because of these...

Breastfeeding Let Down

It is common for new mothers to have questions about breastfeeding and several of those questions center around the terminology. One term that is often unknown before pregnancy and birth is “let-down.” Below you will find information on breastfeeding let-down as well...

Infant Swim Classes

Summer is now in full swing, and for many people, that means it is time to head to the local pool and lounge or swim. For parents of infants, taking their baby to the pool can be a concern as there are a variety of risks for them at the pool. Of those concerns, the...

DHA and ARA in Infant Formula

One of the common concerns we hear from our clients concerns the ingredients that comprise various formula types. The ingredients we receive the most questions about are DHA and RHA that is often added to infant formula. Below we discuss DHA and RHA, their benefits...

Issues and Ailments – Tongue Tie

There are a wide variety of issues and ailments that can afflict newborns. While each provides unique challenges, issues that interfere with feeding are of particular concern because of the vital role nutrition plays in development. One common condition that can...

Basics of Baby Led Weaning

The transition to solid food is a significant milestone for infants and, at times, can be difficult for parents to manage. Many of us think of babies throwing tantrums while parents end up wearing their child’s dinner. Pre-purchasing purees can expose your child to...

Benefits of Outsourcing for New Parents

After having a baby, there are so many things that require your attention it can often feel like your newborn has consumed your whole life. Unfortunately, there are often many other household responsibilities that still must be done as well. Hopefully, you have...

Our Favorite Board Books

It’s never too early to start reading to your kids, but parents may be unaware of the many wonderful options available to them. No matter your personal tastes or subject matter you want to share with your baby. Perhaps it’s your love of a hobby, animals, or silly...