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In a nutshell, using mason jars to store breast milk means one less thing to buy, one less thing to spill, and one less thing to throw away.  Eliminating all that waste feels pretty good. Here are the Top 5 Reasons to Store Breast Milk in Mason Jars: 1. You'll Have Less to Wash With Mason Bottle, your storage jar will become the bottle itself. This will simplify not just clean up, but your whole pumping and feeding routine. 2. You'll Save Money. Breast milk storage bags can only be used once, but mason jars can be used over and...

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On Overcoming Feeding Challenges in the NICU and Beyond with Mason Bottle "You go into parenthood, and you have a plan in your mind, of how everything, you want it to go. And you know, we knew that we were going to use the Mason Bottle and we were going to breastfeed, and the fact that he wasn’t latching on was a big downer, but when we saw him latch onto the Mason Bottle and he was eating and he wasn’t choking, that to us was everything." One thing I absolutely love about Paola's story--other than the fact that Max...

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5 Baby Superfoods With Benefits That May Surprise You We've all probably read a superfood list at some point in our lives, and we feel like we've seen it all, it's usually the same group of foods time and time again. As a parent however, I wonder which of the wide variety of superfoods have special benefits for my baby, rather than myself. There are indeed other superfoods that provide benefits to help babies grow and develop healthily, during a child's most impressionable time to be fed called the flavor window. These early stages of a child's life during the flavor window...

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Want to raise a smarter child? Healthy fats are essential for brain development. Want your child to have fewer meltdowns? Welp, healthy fat is critical for maintaining energy levels and avoiding crashes, too.  Adding more fat to your child's diet may seem crazy, given the fat-o-phobic culture that we live in. But here are even more reasons why it's so necessary:   50% of your 0-2 year old's calories should come from fat!  Yes, HALF! Hard to believe? Trust us- doctors,  US News and World Report , regional newspapers, food bloggers, and non-profit health organizations all agree on this one.    Fortunately incorporating healthy...

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We dreaded starting solids around our house. Breast feeding was so simple- no prep, no clean up. Once we did start, there was the pickiness, the mess, the list goes on! Here's a little round-up of simple tips to make starting solids a little smoother.   Some of the toughest feeding challenges and how to get through them. 1.) Making baby food is so time consuming, and they hardly eat any of it! Two solutions here: Don’t “make” baby food: start with this list of soft foods that only need to be mashed with a fork. Here’s 31 foods that...

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