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.

How Much Should You Feed a 1 Month Old Baby?

Having a newborn is exciting! Yes, it is also a lot of work, we know, but the excitement and feeling of joy should quash all that. Although, you may also be worried and wondering how to do things and what you actually need to do, especially in your first month.  If one of your questions

European Baby Formula: A Guide on What Makes it Different than US Baby Formula

European-style baby formula has been trending in the U.S. for quite some time now. New and expectant mothers may be wondering what this type of mix includes that other formulas and natural breast milk may not. Nowadays, we seem to have endless options. In today’s market, there seems to be a type of organic baby

The story behind a ‘Milk Drunk’ baby

Milk Drunk, definition: when a baby is so well-fed and happy that they pass out in your arms, give a tinge of a smile, and have little drops of milk dripping down their perfect little cheeks.

How Long Does Baby Formula Last?

When nursing babies with organic baby formula, it may often seem like you never have enough. Babies eat often, and their tiny stomachs can only hold so much at once. When your little one constantly wants another bottle, it can be tempting to make a large batch of baby formula and have a few days’

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 and when to transition off of 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.

BRCA Previvor Lesley Anne Murphy knows chestfeeding is best for new baby, Norah

Although Lesley Anne Murphy tested positive for the BRCA Cancer gene, she refused to let it stop her from being a confident new mom.

10 On: Year Round Sun Protection for Baby

The 10 most important things to know when it comes to your baby and the sun. Skincare is always a concern for bb.

Kelly Stafford’s ‘Family First’ Meant Turning to Formula Feeding for Better Mental Health

Kelly Stafford chooses her mental health over breastfeeding, in order to be the best, most present mom to four under four.

Hannah Bronfman’s Pregnancy and Feeding Journey Were Not IG Perfect—or Were They?

Hannah’s breastfeeding journey was making her miserable. She transitioned to formula for better mental health and happiness.

10: On Weaning

Next on our 10: On series, weaning. Weaning baby from breastfeeding can be emotional, but we’ve got some tips to make it possible.

Our Favorite Queer Eye—Tan France—is Ready to Shift the Feeding Conversation

Tan France talks about using baby formula when donor milk is not an option.

Why Choosing a Baby Name is so Damned Hard

Choosing a baby name can be the breaking point for some couples. Why is choosing a unique baby name so hard?

10 On: Sleep Regression

Next on our “10 On” content series, we’re discussing sleep regression. We’ve got 10 things to know about why your baby’s sleep routine is on its head.

10 On: Supplementing

Next on our “10 On” content series, we’re discussing supplementing. We’ve got the info if you’re ready to add formula to your breastfeeding routine.

10 on Introducing Solids

Next on our 10: On series, introducing solids. It’s a milestone for baby and you, so we’re helping with tips to add food to baby’s diet.

Prepping for Fatherhood: Congrats You’re a New Dad. Now what?

The dads from Fathercraft share advice on what to do once baby is born. Getting involved and finding the right stroller is where to start!

Prepping for Fatherhood: Advice First Time Dads Need to Know

Congrats- you’re going to be a dad! Now what? Here’s what Fathercraft says you need to buy and be prepared for.

10 On: Gas

Here are 10 things to know about gas. From spit-up to probiotics, we’re here to help you troubleshoot your baby’s discomfort.

10 On: Allergies

Food allergies are becoming more common worldwide. Here are 10 things to know about allergies in babies and children.

10 On: Poop

Welcome to our new “10 On” content series where our team of medical experts vetted and approved 10 quick tips and facts on top baby topics, no long form article necessary. We’re kicking it off with poop, of course! If you have any questions about your baby’s poop you should check this out.

“I accidentally diluted my baby’s European Formula for weeks.” Hear this mom’s warning on the hype of choosing foreign formula.

Lauren Ellison Fox sat down with us to share her story about the heart wrenching moment she realized she had been giving her baby boy watered down formula for weeks. by Michelle Li, Milk Drunk Contributor and mom to JJ On Instagram, Lauren Ellison Fox models motherhood in a way that makes us all love

Fussy babies and Formula-Blaming: The Truth About Lactose Intolerance

Is your baby fussy because of lactose intolerance? Probably not!

Feeding Confessional: “The Formula Mom” Tells All

What inspired Tennessee mom of two, Mallory Whitmore, to create now influential Instagram account that hopes to de-stigmatize formula and help formula feeding parents with the information that she felt was lacking online.  by Mallory Whitmore, Mom of two and creator of @TheFormulaMom It happened without me realizing it at first— friends of friends would

Let’s Talk About Heavy Metals in Baby Food

The report this week about dangerous amounts of heavy metals in many popular baby foods has many asking — ok so, what’s in my formula? By Kim Chappell, Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann and Dr. Christina Berberich Parents are collectively scratching their heads this morning asking, “wait what’s in my baby’s food?’” after a new Congressional Report

My Gassy Baby: Tips and Tricks to Help Them

Picture this: The parents of a six-week old baby who is combination fed (receives breastmilk and formula) have started noticing that in the last two weeks, their baby is squirmy, grunts, and gets very flushed in the face right before passing gas. These episodes are occurring more frequently, but last only a few minutes.  They

The New US Dietary Guidelines Finally Talk ‘Infant Formula’ (Sugar Intake, The Black Market & More)

The new USDA Dietary Guidelines were just released and there were some new topics that surfaced particularly for pregnant, nursing moms and also surrounding the use of infant formula.

Colic Baby: What Are The Signs and How Can I Help?

Everything was fine in the hospital, but once you got home with your new baby, something changed. She simply won’t sleep more than an hour or so at a time. Not only does she not sleep, she cries. A lot. Endlessly. Days have turned into nights and back into days and nothing you do seems

We’re a Frontline Family During COVID-19: Here’s How Life Has Changed

“Hey. I think I’ve just been exposed. Pack up your things. I’ll see you in two weeks.”  by Inara MacKay, mom to Astrid and Milk-Drunk contributor It is 9pm, and my daughter is asleep. She still wakes up every two hours, and I’m getting ready for a long night by myself, since my husband works

Should I Wake Up My Baby to Eat?

Sleep is a beautiful thing, and for your baby, it’s more important than ever! But, is there such a thing as too much sleep? When it comes to the development of your baby, it can be kind of hard to tell. So, allow us to shed some light on this subject!  Together, we’re going to

Don’t Assume We Still Can’t Bond Over a Bottle

New Dads David Rak and Oren Henry share their journey to fatherhood and how the pressure to source breastmilk is even felt by Gay Dads by Aliza Friedlander, Milk-Drunk Contributor Growing up, David Rak and Oren Henry always wanted to be dads. It was a desire the couple bonded over early in their relationship. Their

What a feeding journey really looks like across different parents and families

There is no one size fits all to a feeding journey. Modern parents face many modern problems- read through some of them here.

I’m Not Even Pregnant and I’m Already Starting to Think About Breastfeeding

by Kelsey Mulvey, Milk-Drunk Contributor Writing about pregnancy is new, foreign terrain. I just turned 28 years-old, have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over five years, and while we do talk about our future, babies are not in the cards yet. (Read: No, I’m not pregnant.) Still, my partner and I are

Organic Infant Formula: What’s In It and Why Is It a Safe Choice?

With the advancements made in farming and food production, many people are making what they perceive to be healthier choices. When it comes to infant formula, non-organic or conventional was the standard but now there are many products that are organically made.   Organic formula, like other non-GMO and organic products, is often touted as a

Does Feeding Define Who We Are As Moms? A Q&A with Author of ‘Bottled Up,’ Suzanne Barston

By Aliza Friedlander, Milk Drunk Contributor and mom of two Like many expecting first-time mothers, Suzanne Barston took a handful of baby classes during her pregnancy, including one on breastfeeding. Living in Los Angeles among a pro breastfeeding community, Barston and her prenatal yoga mom friends would talk about their plans to exclusively breast feed.

How Hollywood Gets Motherhood and Feeding Wrong… Oh, so wrong

by Kama O’Connor, Milk Drunk Contributor Think back to all the movies and television shows you’ve watched recently (before you only half-watched, half-zoned whatever was on during the witching hour of the midnight feeding). How many of the programs showed new moms figuring out the nuanced world of infant sleeping/feeding/tummy-timing schedules? Of those, how many

What to Do When Your Baby Refuses a Bottle

by Tory Larson Fairies, Milk Drunk Contributor I remember the proud look on my husband’s face when both my daughters greedily sucked down their first servings of my pumped milk in his arms. For our family, introducing the bottle was uneventful, and I savored the freedom it allowed me to go to the movies, grab

Formula Feeding vs Breastfeeding— A Thing Called Stigma and the Data Behind It

by Karen Gill, Milk Drunk Contributor Many mothers experience shame and stigma for how they feed their infants, feeling pressure to do things a certain way, which can affect well being. Stigma is a set of negative and unfair beliefs that a group holds; a social phenomenon rooted in social relationships and shaped by the

The Hype Around a Breastmilk Freezer Supply

by Lexi Sack, Milk Drunk Contributor A quick search for breast milk freezer storage reveals endless photos of neatly organized bags of pumped milk, ready and available to be thawed if you’re away or unable to breastfeed for a period and your baby needs to eat. As an anxious new mom with a type-A personality,

Why I chose to feed my baby European Organic Formula

By Karen Gill, Milk Drunk Contributor and mom of three I emigrated from Ireland, to the USA a few years ago. We combination (breastmilk & formula) fed our twins in Ireland. When I gave birth to our little American baby, I was very interested in how the formulas we fed our babies in Europe and

Breast Milk vs. Infant Formula; A Food Scientist Weighs In on the Feeding Debate

The breakdown from a Food Scientist by Viji Ganesh, Food Scientist and Researcher and mom to one baby Parenting involves a lot of decision-making; one of them being what to feed your baby.. During the first year as a parent, there are countless  occasions for a mom to ponder why and when she should choose

Flying with Formula, Breastmilk, and Baby Food; Current TSA Guidelines

Avoid the dreaded security line milk dump with these tips from a travel pro and mother of two By Aoife Anderson, a former journalist with more than a decade of international experience who previously supported communications at companies, including Airbnb, Salesforce, Google and SAP, helping launch new initiatives and craft strategic messages for both internal

Weaning a Toddler Off the Night Bottle

If you are wondering if it’s time, it’s probably time. by Laura Modi, CEO of bobbie and Milk Drunk Contributor Toddlers are notoriously tough to wean. Usually, the older they get the more attached they become to that comforting bottle of milk at bedtime and the more reluctant we sleep-deprived parents are to rock the

5 Formula Feeding Hacks for Parents Who Need to Maximize Their Time

So basically, all of us. By Sarah Hardy, COO of bobbie and Milk Drunk Content Team From the best way to load the conveyor belt at the supermarket to managing an email inbox–some of us have been passionate about efficiency our whole lives. And for the rest, becoming a parent will quickly bring you up

What is Dad’s Role in Breastfeeding, Bottles and Remaining Judgement Free?

Three Dads Weigh in on Their Role in the Feeding Journey by Laura Modi, CEO of bobbie and Milk Drunk Contributor When it comes to the feeding journey we often assume it’s just the mom and baby who play roles and forget that ‘the other parent’ has a role too, be it your partner or