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How to Prepare Formula

How to Prepare Formula
Bottle-feeding comes with its own unique learning curve. Once parents see all the options available, they often become overwhelmed with the correct preparation procedures. Between liquid, powder, and ready-to-eat, parents and babies have a buffet of choices! You shouldn’t have to fret about how to prep your baby’s formula when there is already so much to think about-that’s why we have a guide for you! Our guide can be printed for quick reference too. Read ahead to get the scoop.

Top 10 Tips for Pumping at Work

Top 10 Tips for Pumping at Work
When you’ve got a new baby, returning to work is probably the last thing you want to think about. The reality, though, is most mothers work outside the home. Whether you have six weeks or six months off, you’ll need to do some planning for how you intend to feed your baby when you’re back to work. If you’re breastfeeding, this means pumping. Advance planning will help the process run more smoothly, though problems do occasionally crop up for all working, pumping moms. Here are our top ten tips to make your experience a positive one: 

How Long Until Formula Goes Bad?

How Long Until Formula Goes Bad?

Babies don't always finish their bottles and we all know the contents are liquid gold. What's safe?

When considering food safety, feeding baby with infant formula can sometimes be a daunting task. We have to consider the formula’s temperature, amounts to feed, measurements and how long the formula will last. Everything will come together and you’ll quickly become a pro at preparing your baby’s bottles! Let’s go over the safety measures you should take for determining how long until your baby’s prepared formula will go bad.

How to Create a Freezer Stash of Pumped Milk

How to Create a Freezer Stash of Pumped Milk

When you’re just starting out as a breastfeeding mom, the idea of pumping and storing breast milk can seem overwhelming. After all, you’re already dealing with exhaustion and recovering from birth. If you’re on maternity leave, maybe you feel pressed for time to learn how to pump and start to build your freezer stash of milk.

The good news is that creating a freezer stash can be done little by little, and you can make it a simple addition to your daily routine. It’s okay not to have a month’s worth of breast milk stored. Any small amount you can save will be helpful.