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Feed Your Baby Right

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We are¬†eagerly awaiting the arrival of the newest addition to our family. Smith Family and BellyThis bundle of joy could come any day. With this addition will come sleepless nights, late night feedings and an adjustment period for our family. As she has done with our other 4 children, my wife will breastfeed for as long as she is able. There is little¬†debate among pediatricians that breastfeeding is best for babies. But what happens if or when mom can’t breastfeed? Fortunately for women who cannot breastfeed, there are many options of formula. Continue reading Feed Your Baby Right

You say “Breast is Best” I say “Pumping is Perfect”

Due to the health benefits of breast milk and the catchy rhyming factor the term Breast is Best has been an oft repeated term that any mother of a newborn cannot escape from hearing. It gets repeated ad nauseam until you are tossing and turning in your bed at night mumbling breast is best, breast is best.

There is little doubt that  breast milk contains an incredible amount of nutrients and antibodies that help your little ones in the early stages of his or her life but none of these benefits are negated by pumping your milk into a bottle first and then feeding it to your child. In fact you actually gain quite a number of extra benefits by doing this. Continue reading You say “Breast is Best” I say “Pumping is Perfect”