The Breastfeeding Mama’s Guide to an Allergy-Free Diet

Do you suck at dieting? Me too. Except for this ONE diet. That diet I rocked, mostly because the stakes were so great. When I found out my baby had milk allergies, I went on an allergy-free diet and never looked back. Do you suspect your baby has allergies? Are you considering switching to an allergy-free diet so you can continue to breastfeed? If you answered yes, then this ... [Continue Reading]

Our Baby’s Milk Protein Allergy: How We Battled the Big Bad Milk Monster – and Won

Once upon a time in the land of brats and cheese, a mama and her baby set off on a long journey. They'd sail through a river of green poo, trek through a jungle of doctor appointments and battle the big bad dairy monster in order to reach their destination: the land of (allergy-free) milk and honey. Along the way, there were blood-curdling cries, painful kicks to the ribs and many sleepless ... [Continue Reading]

The Mobster’s Guide to Switching Baby Formula

There is a lot of confusion about the ins and outs of switching baby formula. Sometimes, it really matters.  (As in: you'll be up at 3am with a screaming baby matters.) Sometimes, it really doesn't.  (As in: you're stressing over nothing.) Actually, it's really easy to figure out when you need to be careful, and when you don't. All you have to do is think of your baby's formula like ... [Continue Reading]

An Important (Gag-Free) Baby Poop Color Chart

Your infant: a Picasso of Poo. A Gucci of gastrointestinal wonders. Brown is so last year as a baby poop color, and your infant knows it. She's a fashionista. She makes STATEMENTS. The test, as the parent of such an artsy-fartsy baby is to be able to identify which of those statements are "personal expressions" and which baby poop colors are the flashing red lights of ... [Continue Reading]