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What is Pumping and Dumping?

What is Pumping and Dumping?

If you’re breastfeeding or pumping exclusively, you might have heard about pumping and dumping. When should you pump and dump? Should you supplement with formula when you do? Is it ever really necessary? We’ll clear up some of the confusion and give you some pump and dump breastfeeding rules.

  • Jennifer Akiyama
Maltodextrin in Baby Formula

Maltodextrin in Baby Formula

As you’ve checked out the various baby formula brands that are out there, you’ve probably come across an ingredient called “maltodextrin.” In a world where almost every brand of baby formula contains toxic ingredients that might harm your child’s long-term health and well-being, it’s natural to be skeptical of any substance with a chemical-sounding name. Maltodextrin, however, appears to be a safe baby food ingredient, and a lot of the claims about maltodextrin that you can find on the internet just aren’t correct.

  • Jennifer Akiyama
Why Do Newborns Get Hiccups so Much?

Why Do Newborns Get Hiccups so Much?

Looking for an infant hiccups cure? Hiccups usually go away by themselves, but they seem so uncomfortable. Hiccups are probably less distressing for infants than adults, but these remedies might allow you to feel like you’re doing something to help.

It’s sweet when your baby has hiccups while you’re pregnant, but when they continue after your little one is born, you want to do something to help. Hiccups don’t hurt your baby. But you want to soothe any potential discomfort, and you might wonder if there is an infant hiccups cure.

  • Jennifer Akiyama