Hypoallergenic (HA) Formula – Hydrolyzed milk protein for easier digestion
Hydrolyzed formula which is marketed as "HA" (Hypoallergenic) is a type of infant formula that has undergone a process called hydrolysis. Hydrolysis involves breaking down proteins into smaller fragments, making them easier to digest.
Formula Shaming – Negative nonsense considering most parents use formula
Less than 20% of parents are exclusively breastfeeding at 3 months, and yet there is such a stigma faced by those who choose to formula feed their babies.
Iodine- Essential for healthy thyroid function
Iodine is particularly important for infants because they require more iodine per pound of body weight than adults. Iodine is necessary for the development of the thyroid gland, which regulates metabolism, growth, and development.
The Witching Hour - Understanding and Coping with Your Baby's Fussiest Time
Below we will explore what the witching hour is, why it happens, and provide some tips and tricks for parents to help soothe their babies during this challenging time.
Babies Understand the Universal Language of Smiles
One of the simplest and most powerful ways to make your baby feel safe, loved and secure is by smiling at them. Babies are born with the innate ability to recognize facial expressions, including smiles.
The Quick "How To" Guide for Bottle Feeding
Here are some simple tips to help you feed your baby and keep them safe and healthy.
Vitamin D - A vital nutrient for bone growth and development
Vitamin D is a mandatory ingredient in infant formula as it plays a vital role in bone growth and development. Babies who are exclusively breastfed may not get enough vitamin D from breast milk alone because the amount of vitamin D in breast milk is not always sufficient.
Palm Oil - Adverse Health and Environmental Impacts
Palm oil is a common ingredient in nearly all US manufactured baby formula despite its adverse environmental and health impacts, and there being many superior, widely available alternatives.
Nannycare – Britain’s First Official goat’s milk based formula
Nannycare continues to go above and beyond the regulations and guidelines by conducting ongoing clinical trials to support its innovation, and maintain its reputation for safety, quality, and the best tasting formula that babies love to drink.
Sunflower Lecithin the healthier alternative to Soy Lecithin
It is important to note that soy lecithin is not an essential ingredient in baby formula. Sunflower lecithin is a healthier alternative, though as it is more costly to manufacture it is not commonly found in US baby formula.
A2 milk – Lets go back to the original manuscript
A2 milk-based formula is an excellent option for babies who experience ongoing issues such as excess spit up, diarrhea, constipation, gas, and tummy pain with traditional cow's milk formula.
It is more easily digestible and is closer to human milk proteins than traditional cow's milk formula.
Maltodextrin - An overview of risks, benefits and regulations
Maltodextrin is commonly found in baby formula as a source of carbohydrates, which are essential for providing energy and supporting growth and development in infants.