feeding baby

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Get Your Sick Tot to Eat

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Is your toddler a picky eater when he's sick? (And all you want to pump him full of fluids and food so he gets better soon?) Next time he refuses to eat or drink and you're worried about dehydration, try this trick from user Christina-marie, who posted this suggestion on our Toddlers 12-24 Months... read more

Think Baby’s Bottle, Binky and Sippy Are Safe? Not Necessarily

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Photo: Shutterstock
You’d think these baby products would be all clear for baby’s use, but a new study in Pediatrics, “Injuries Associated with Bottles, Pacifiers and Sippy Cups” suggests that babies moving around while carrying a bottle, pacifier or sippy cup might be prone to serious injuries. According to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (which... read more

Alicia Silverstone Feeds Her Kid Straight From Her Mouth — Weird or Cool?

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Yeah, you read that right. Alicia Silverstone feeds her 11-month-old son, Bear Blu, from her mouth to his! The actress posted a photo and video on her website of her giving Bear Blu some of her breakfast which included some cast iron mocha wrapped with nori and some veggies from her miso soup. Wow... read more

Want Baby to Be Smarter? Feed Him on Demand!

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Photo: Thinkstock
Wondering whether you should schedule baby’s feedings or just feed him when he signals he’s hungry? New research suggests that feeding on demand could actually lead to higher IQ’s and better standardized test scores than strict feeding schedule do. The study, from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex and... read more