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Everything you need to know about feeding your baby from 0-24 months

Colic be gone

Colic in babies, how to stop it

What is colic? Colic in babies is defined as the intense crying that may seem more like screaming or an expression of pain, according to Mayo Clinic. While most sources unanimously conclude that the cause is unknown, they all agree that is mostly due to pain or discomfort related to the digestive system. (more…)

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Breastfeeding and GERD

GERD while breastfeeding? 5 tips to end it.

GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) symptoms are incredibly painful for babies. Also known as Acid Reflux, GERD is a condition affecting two-thirds of babies according to the U.S. national statistics. The great news is that GERD statistics are much lower in breastfed babies. (more…)

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My baby has GER

My baby has GER, what can I do?

Your baby has GER, How can you tell? Ask your pediatrician!. Paying attention to the symptoms can help you verbalize the problem to your doctor. GER (Gastroesophageal reflux) symptoms may vary greatly depending on the type and degree. The long-term recurrence of GER is called GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD includes irritation to the internal organs. […]

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5 Unexpected reasons your baby can be admitted to the NICU

5 Unexpected reasons your baby can be admitted to the NICU

There are many unexpected reasons your baby can be admitted to the NICU. According to this article on parenting magazine, 10% to 15% of babies enter the NICU each year. While the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)’s primary function is for emergencies, severe conditions, and premature babies, some admissions are highly preventable. For example excessive […]

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best baby bottles for breastfed babies

Best baby bottles for breastfed babies or better alternatives

Best baby bottles for breastfed babies is probably what every #bfing momma is searching online. We already know breastfeeding is the healthiest way to feed your baby. We also know moms want or need to have alternatives ways to feed the baby. Typically “baby bottles” take care of this, but finding the “right” one can […]

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The Big Latch On

The Big Latch On and Bare Air-free feeding system

Support The Big Latch On this Saturday, August 4, in Dyersburg, TN. We are thrilled to support and promote The Big Latch On events happening all over the world! We interviewed Anastasia Waldron, organizer of The Big Latch On event in Dyersburg, TN. Here’s what she had to say: (more…)

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Best feeding positionfor babies with Acid Reflux

Best feeding positions for babies with reflux

Upright Feeding Position for Babies with Reflux is one of the best kept secrets to a happy, comfortable baby. According to healthline, “A horizontal position makes it easier for the stomach contents to reflux into the esophagus”. The undeveloped digestive system is the reason why all babies are prone to experience acid reflux symptoms. Furthermore, a pilot clinical study concluded that […]

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Breastfed baby

Breastfeed with ease!

When I introduced Bare to my baby, she had no hesitation to latch to it as if she was being breastfed. There was no fighting or screaming! And I have also not had any issues with going back and forth from the breast to the bottle. It’s like a miracle! (more…)

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Treating infant reflux

3 steps for treating infant reflux

When my doctor said my baby had GERD, my first search was: “treating infant reflux”. I learned three steps that really makes a difference, even more than prescription drugs. But first, let’s understand the difference between GER, GERD and Acid Reflux. So here’s a quick recap of my learning: (more…)

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breastfeeding after the NICU

Breastfeeding after the NICU

Breastfeeding after the NICU can be very hard. Often babies get bottle-fed while hospitalized and that can permanently damage the breastfeeding relationship. Bare Air-free feeding system allows moms (and nurses) to supplement safely to continue or start breastfeeding after the NICU. This is the case of Reba Bertrand, whose preemie baby spent some time at […]

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reinstating breastfeeding

Reinstating breastfeeding in two days

Reinstating breastfeeding can be really difficult and sometimes impossible. However, there is a new tool available to moms that can help train the baby to create a breastfeeding latch, suction, and self-paced feeding to make this task feasible. Megan Amand tells her story on how she was able to reinstate breastfeeding in just two days. […]

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air swalloing

Colic Caused by Swallowing Air

Has your baby been swallowing air? Yes, it is just one of those things that is unavoidable! Babies swallow air all the time, under various circumstances. It could happen while they are crying, laughing, breathing through their mouth, swallowing saliva, sucking on a pacifier, etc. Air swallowing becomes a problem when it happens before and […]

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