Pumping for Two

Breastfeeding is a wonderful experience that a new mom gets to share with her baby. It allows the baby to bond with mom while she provides the nutrition and immune support that the baby needs. It’s one of the easiest ways to feed your baby – when everything you hope and work for goes according […]

Barley Cereal

You’ve heard of oatmeal cereal or rice cereal for babies, but have you heard of barley cereal? Yes, you heard right. Actually, some doctors say skip the rice cereal that you see on the shelves and go straight to barley – as for some babies can’t tolerate the rice as it can give them gas […]

New Baby Food Recommendations

New Recommendations from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology With the rising prevalence of atopic disease (or diseases that pertain to allergies), primary prevention may play a role in reducing its incidence, especially in high risk infants. The Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee of the AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) […]

The Best Foods for Breastfeeding Mamas

While dreaming about motherhood and all of the amazing things that I imagined would come along with it, breastfeeding seemed so natural and beautiful. But what happens when it’s not as easy and natural as you expect? Breastfeeding just doesn’t come as simply to some as it does to others. I know as, sadly, I […]

Breastfeeding in America

You might rethink feeding your little one formula when you find out about all the amazing health benefits natural breast milk offers. Have a look at this infographic and let us know: Do you breastfeed or would you rather go with formula?

Dr. JJ: Transitioning to Solids

Anne: I’m currently nursing my 4-month old infant and want to make preparations for him when he becomes interested in solid foods. How do I continue nursing and incorporate purees into his feedings? I know I have to mix my milk with the puree, but I don’t want have to pump out the milk because […]

Ask Dr. JJ – Gassy Baby

Q: I think I have a more gassy baby than normal. Any good tricks for helping her get some relief? -Esther P. from Queens, NY A:  Speak to your pediatrician about the baby’s diet. It’s fairly typical to find that a component of the maternal diet or formula may not agree with baby – as […]