Do Lactation Consultants Help with Bottle Feeding? Cost and More

Lactation consultants help mothers with the best breastfeeding methods. But do lactation consultants help with bottle feeding too? Lactation consultants typically help mothers increase milk supply when breastfeeding. However, they can also give you information on the best bottles and nipples for bottle-feeding. They can … Read more

Does Baby Formula Expire? Signs it’s Expired and What to Do

Does baby formula expire? It’s one of the most pressing questions parents have. As a parent, you want to make sure that the food you’re giving your baby isn’t going to cause any health concerns. In this article, I’ve done some extensive research as a … Read more

Can You Pre-make Bottles with Carobel? How to Do It Safely!

Can you pre-make bottles with Carobel? This is a concern many parents have because they want to make sure they’re using this product correctly. If you’re not sure how to add Carobel to your baby formula then keep reading. I’ve provided information to do it … Read more

How to Feed Baby Without Bottle – Any Wise Alternatives?

When our baby daughter didn’t feel well and refused the bottle (and even the nipple), we had to figure out how to feed our baby without bottle feeding.  There could be various reasons your little one is denying the bottle. So, how do you feed … Read more

Baby Pushing Bottle Away but Still Hungry – Don’t Panic!

Some bottle-fed babies may push away their bottle (thus refuse) when they’re hungry, but there’s a reason for it. Don’t panic! I had a similar experience with my baby. Keep reading to understand why and find a solution.  Babies push the bottle away even when … Read more

Bottle Feeding vs Spoon Feeding – Risks & Advantages

There may come a time when you need to consider bottle feeding or spoon feeding especially if you’re breastfeeding your young baby. Are you wondering which feeding method is best for your breastfed baby?  Spoon feeding is introduced when smaller, breastfed babies are struggling to … Read more

Pros and Cons of Bottle Feeding – Is It the Best Method?

Considering the pros and cons of bottle feeding and if it’s the best method for your baby? When my wife was pregnant with our daughter, we faced many questions as prospective new parents! One of them was exactly this question. Read on to find out … Read more

Why Do Babies THROW Their Bottles? 7 Reasons & Prevention

As your baby gets older, they become more curious about the world around them and start throwing their toys and even their bottles. But most importantly, why do babies throw their bottles? There are several reasons for this happening – read on to find out … Read more

Baby Formula Smells Bad (like Fish, Dog Food, Poop, or Metallic)?

Wondering why your precious baby formula smells so bad, reminding you of fish, dog food, poop, cheese, broccoli or just smells metallic? The first time I smelt infant formula I found it quite offensive! It certainly didn’t  smell like breast milk! Let’s explore what makes … Read more

Why is Baby Biting Bottle Nipple – 7 Reasons & Solutions

Parents such as myself,  who bottle-feed their babies, will all experience a host of similar challenges as their babies grow. One of the more common issues to deal with is your baby biting or chewing on the bottle nipple instead of drinking their milk. This … Read more

Why Baby Doesn’t Hold Bottle – 7 Reasons & Solutions

By the time your baby reaches six to eight months old, you can expect them to want to hold the bottle on their own. But what happens when the baby doesn’t hold the bottle? Is this a cause for concern or are they just being … Read more

Why Is Baby Formula Locked Up? PLUS Tips to Source It Legally!

Have you noticed that some stores lock up baby formula behind plastic or glass screens? As frustrating as it is not being able to grab it off the shelf anymore, there are some valid reasons for doing this.  Baby formula gets locked up because shoplifting … Read more

Baby Clicks While Bottle Feeding – 8 Reasons & STOP it!

As parents, we relied on our daughter’s cooing or murmurings to tell us whether she was content or not. Babies sometimes make clicking sounds, getting parents wondering why their baby is clicking while bottle feeding!  Babies make clicking sounds while bottle-feeding because they’re not hungry, … Read more

Baby Cries (& Squirms) When Bottle Feeding – Reasons & Solutions

As a new parent, you may struggle with a crying and squirming baby during bottle feeding. It can be frustrating and worrisome, especially if you’re not sure what’s causing the discomfort. But don’t worry, you’re not alone. I had the same problem with my little … Read more

Can Adults Use Baby Bottles? & Why Would Anyone Do That?

At first glance, asking if adults can use baby bottles seems like a weird question. There are two ways of looking at this question – one is for practical reasons and the other is for social fads or psychological issues.  Adults can drink from baby … Read more

Where to Donate Baby Formula? 15 Places (incl. Near You)

It’s not uncommon for parents to have an excess of unopened and unused formula. For starters, your baby may have moved onto the next formula level. Alternatively, you may have been given more cans than you need. So where can you donate baby formula? Baby … Read more

Can You Pre-Make Bottles for Night Feeds? Storage and Heating Tips

Nighttime feeding sessions with your baby can be stressful for everyone involved. For starters, you’re dealing with a fussing baby who seems to grow more impatient with every extra minute it takes you to prepare a bottle. To streamline the process, you may have thought … Read more

Can I Give My Baby An Empty Bottle (Instead of Pacifier)?

If you’ve been bottle-feeding your baby you may have noticed that your little one often prefers sucking an empty bottle rather than a pacifier. While sucking calms babies and reduces crying, you’re obviously wondering, if you can give your baby an empty bottle.  Can I … Read more

Why Does Baby Hit a Bottle While Drinking? (Solutions that Work!)

When it comes to baby feeding, the reality is that it’s very seldom plain sailing. Once you’ve eventually found the right bottle, there’s the cleaning and storing. When that’s all sorted there’s a short window of seemingly easy feeding. The next stage begins when your … Read more

Baby Drinks Bottle Too Fast – 4 Tips to Avoid Choking!

Are you bottle-feeding your baby and worried that he or she is drinking too quickly? You may be wondering if the speed of drinking is normal or if you should try to slow things down a bit! After all, you don’t want her choking or … Read more