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Introducing Solids: A How-To Guide

Introducing Solids: A How-To Guide

Usually around the 6 month mark, your pediatrician will give you the go-ahead to start your baby on solids. Questions start to swarm your mind: What will be her first food? Should I start with a vegetable or a fruit? What time of day should his first meal be? How will this affect breastfeeding? Starting your baby on solids might seem like a daunting feat but we are here to help! Below are some tips on how to make your weaning journey a successful one!

Basics of Bottle Feeding

Basics of Bottle Feeding

There is so much information supporting breastfeeding mothers these days but if you are a formula-feeding mother, for whatever reason, it is still important to have emotional and practical support to make sure that your baby is fed and healthy. There are so many formula and bottle choices and knowing what is the best option for your baby can be difficult. Below is a guide to help you navigate these options and provide your formula-fed little one with the best.

Choosing the right formula

Choosing the right formula for your baby might be the hardest and most overwhelming choice as there are so many options: Probiotic, newborn, iron-fortified, easily digested, and more! My tip? Unless your paediatrician recommends something specific, start with something well-rounded and basic and go from there.

Breastfeeding - A Survival Guide for the First 2 Weeks

Breastfeeding - A Survival Guide for the First 2 Weeks

The early weeks of your baby’s life can be a wonderful time of getting acquainted with that new little soul, and they can also be exhausting and overwhelming. Many mothers tell me later that they were completely unprepared for the reality of recovering from their birth plus the demands of caring for and feeding a new baby. I’m here to help lighten the load. In addition to what I have written here today, I would love to help you one-on-one through an in-person breastfeeding consultation or a secure online eConsult. The first 2 weeks are typically the most tiring no matter what.  However, if you know what to expect, you can reduce some common stressors. To help, I’ve written a survival guide for breastfeeding in the first 2 weeks of baby’s life.