How long does formula last? Your biggest questions answered

How long can formula sit out once it has been prepared? How long does formula last unopened? Today, we’re answering these questions and more!

How and when to transition to milk from formula or breast milk

Ready to transition your baby off formula or breast milk? Here’s the what, when and how to get it done right.

Do you think you have a baby with colic? Let’s discuss what colic is in babies.

Having a baby with colic can be tough for parents. We’ll review the symptoms of colic and tips for soothing a baby with colic.

What you need to know about good and bad sugar in baby formula

Corn Syrup vs Lactose, let’s discuss the different ways sugars turn up in baby formula.

The science behind DHA: a key nutrient for early growth and development in babies and toddlers

This omega-3 fatty acid gets a lot of attention when it comes to pregnancy, infants and even early childhood.

Is formula fed baby poop different than breast milk poop?

Baby poop comes in a whole range of colors and shapes. Let’s talk about what’s normal and what may be a reason for concern.

My gassy baby: Tips and tricks to help with infant gas

Is your baby’s gas causing you both discomfort? Here are some tips and tricks to reduce gas to make you both happier.

The history of baby formula in the US

Ever wonder how infant formula came to be? Here’s a quick and interesting lesson on when and how it was invented.

Choline benefits: Food scientist, Dr Taylor Wallace, shares why choline is so important for pregnant and breastfeeding women

What you need to know about choline during pregnancy and breastfeeding, including choline benefits, choline sources, and where Bobbie’s formula stands.

Does baby formula need to be warm? Let’s talk best temperature for infant formula.

Parents often wonder if their baby’s bottles need to be warmed up before serving. Just like adults, some babies prefer warm to cold.

Can you use tap water for baby formula?

There are pros and cons to tap and bottled water. Our pediatrician discusses this in depth so you can safely prepare your baby’s bottles.

How to choose between liquid, ready-to-feed and powder infant formula types

What’s the difference between liquid and powder formula? Our pediatrician helps you choose the best option for your baby.

10 Best First Baby & Toddler Foods From a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Mom of Three

The best baby first food list includes avocado, banana, sweet potato and a few other surprise foods for babies 6 months and up!

Five most asked questions for Doula, Lactation Educator Counselor & Loom CEO— Erica Chidi

What happens to your vagina after birth? Erica Chidi has the answers for moms pre and post pregnancy.

How to prepare baby formula— The ultimate pediatrician’s guide to make, mix, warm and store a baby bottle

Our pediatrician shares the simple steps on how to make a baby bottle whether you’re using powder, concentrate or ready to feed formula.

Five most asked questions for LA based pediatrician—Dr Lauren Crosby

She’s giving us the lowdown on runny noses, sleep temperature and whether baby can sleep with toys or blankets in the crib (no!).

Five most asked questions for Nurse and Lactation Consultant— Jadah Parks Chatterjee

It’s all about breastfeeding and formula for this lactation consultant extraordinaire! Parents have so many questions and she’s got answers.

How to know if baby formula doesn’t agree with your infant

Babies are fussy and gassy, sure, but is it normal or is it time to switch formulas?

Oops! I’ve run out of baby formula— Pediatrician tips on what to do if you can’t find infant formula or are running low

Running out of formula happens to the best of of us. Here’s how to handle this feeding emergency.

Paced bottle feeding for your baby

Paced bottle feeding is a great way to introduce your baby to the bottle. It’s easy to learn, simple to practice, and usually results in happier feeds.

Newborn & infant sneezing: Does my baby have allergies?

Baby sneezes can be cute, but how can you tell how much sneezing is normal? Here are some of the possible reasons for baby sneezes.

Five most asked questions for pediatric nutrition scientist Dr Pedro Prieto

What does a pediatric nutrition scientist do? He shares the details of baby formula and toddler formula— they’re not the same!

Is organic baby formula better than regular formula?

Learn what it really means to be an ‘organic’ product and why this is especially important in baby formula.

Five most asked IG questions for pediatric gastroenterologist and author— Dr Anthony Porto

AFAF- how many days can a baby go without pooping? Let’s ask the expert!

What if my baby doesn’t burp after feeding?

Do babies have to burp? How is the best way to burp a baby? We’re taking it to a pediatrician for all the burping answers!

How long does it take for my breast milk to dry up?

Whether or not breastfeeding was successful for you, we’ve got tips on how to help dry up your milk supply.

Five most asked IG questions for pediatrician and author— Dr Dina DiMaggio

Our moms on IG want to know when to get baby’s flu shot and when to start baby on solids.

Five most asked questions for pediatrician and AAP spokesperson— Dr Amna Husain

The most popular questions our pediatrician, Dr Amna Husain, gets asked by new parents. This includes baby allergies, how to take infants’ temperature and what are the best first foods.

Parents are often choosing lactose-reduced infant formula— Even though it may not be medically necessary

Only 7.5% of infants need lactose-reduced formula, but 55% of infant formula consumed in the US is lactose reduced. Researcher Dr. Bridget Young breaks down what you need to know about lactose.

The formula pitcher: Can you really batch make a whole pitcher of baby formula?

Have you been wondering if you need a formula pitcher? Read on to learn how this must-have baby gadget will help you batch make formula.

Five most asked questions for a Pediatric Dietitian- Tiffani Ghere

Our Pediatric Dietitian, Tiffani Ghere, has all the answers when it comes to WHAT you’re feeding your baby and how to make the formula switch, if necessary.

Organic vs. non-GMO baby formula: the similarities and differences

Experts weigh in on what it means to buy organic and non-gmo when it comes to baby formula.

Five most asked questions for private practice pediatrician— Dr Régine Brioché

The questions you’ve always wanted to ask a board certified pediatrician, and mom. ‘Do babies dream’ may be one of them!

Got mom rage? Yup, me too.

Mom rage, it’s a real thing. Psychologist mom, Terra LaRock, helps us break down all the feelings.

The stigma around infant feeding is real— for parents and researchers alike

How much is being spent to research breast milk and baby formula? Not enough, says our scientific community.

Five most asked questions for a female OBGYN (YES, you can get pregnant while breastfeeding!)

Top 5 questions our OB GYN, Dr Jane Van Dis, gets asked.

Five most asked questions for a hospital pediatrician— Dr Jacqueline Winkelmann

Top 5 questions our pediatrician, Dr Jacq, gets asked by moms.

Whey and casein ratio in formula: Why it’s important to know the facts

Written by Sarah Staskiewicz, RDN, a pediatric and neonatal nutrition expert, nutrition & science writer, founder of Cultivate: Nutrition Content + Strategy, and mom of two boys. Walking down the formula aisle can be a bit overwhelming – there are so many different infant formulas available, each with their own labels and ingredient lists. If

Best Formula for Breastfed Babies: How to Supplement with Formula

Ready to supplement or transition off breast milk? Here’s our how-to guide on choosing a formula and transitioning with ease.

Mom vs. Baby: What if your baby friendly hospital isn’t supporting mom?

Postpartum care is key, but you need to speak up for yourself mama! As told by Jacqueline Winkelmann, MD.

SIDS and Formula Fed Babies

When you have a new baby, whether it’s your first or fifth, you worry — you worry A LOT. Every parent worries; I’m a pediatrician and a mom, and I worry. This precious little being is mine, and my job is to keep her safe, healthy, and happy.  The first year of a baby’s life

The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative: Where Are We 20 Years Later?

A 5-day old full-term infant male, exclusively breastfed, is admitted to the pediatric unit for dehydration, poor feeding and significant jaundice. He has lost 10% of his body weight since birth and is way too sleepy, even for a newborn. Baby does not wake up for feeds and is only nursing 5 minutes at a

Our Pediatric Dietitian Praises Chrissy Teigen’s Latest Stigma-Busting Tweets

Trained to coach moms how to breastfeed, but on the frontlines of seeing the pressure that comes with it, Tiffani Ghere, a Pediatric Dietician, weighs in on Chrissy Teigen’s “normalize formula” tweets. by Tiffani Ghere, a Pediatric Dietician and certified lactation educator. “Amen” to Teigen’s Tweet By now, we all know that breastfeeding is considered

New Research Shows American Pediatricians Are Stuck Between Breastfeeding Recommendations and a Mom’s Reality

Only 1% of Pediatricians Have Never Recommended Formula to Patients. Here’s What the 99% are Saying. by Kim Chappell, Editorial Director of Milk-Drunk and Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, Board Certified Pediatrician. Feeding a baby for modern moms is caught between a tale of two worlds. One in which you are expected to meet society’s high expectations

Soy in Infant Formulas

Soy in baby formula: let’s discuss how and when soy is used safely for your infant.

What is the REAL difference between European Infant Formula and US Infant Formula? A Regulatory Expert and Scientist Breaks It Down

by Christina Berberich, Head of Regulatory Affairs at bobbie and Milk Drunk Contributor The European Union is a political and economic union made up of 27 member states. In 2015, the EU updated its infant formula regulations, but they only came to effect this year. They have several key differences compared to the US infant

It’s OK to Supplement Your Baby: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

by Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, a board-certified pediatrician who has been on staff at CHOC Children’s and CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital in Orange County, California since 2001, where she has held many leadership positions, most recently as Chief-of-Staff and Member of the Board of Directors. Congratulations! Your bundle of joy is finally here! You’ve prepared

Benefits of breast milk vs. infant formula— A food scientist mom weighs in on the feeding debate

A food scientist, mom weighs in on when you’d want to consider breast milk versus infant formula.

How expectations around breastfeeding have changed over time

Written by Professor Courtney Jung, Faculty at the University of Toronto author of Lactivism “All women can breastfeed!” It’s a popular slogan among breastfeeding advocates and lactation consultants, designed to give women confidence in their ability to feed their babies. And while it’s certainly true that most women are physiologically capable of producing enough milk