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Will Bacon Baby Formula Sizzle in Sales?

Could bacon-flavored formula for baby be the new superfood? Credit: Getty Images
Mom bringing home the bacon is taking on a whole new meaning for babies. The latest sizzling idea on the infant front is bacon-flavored formula, wh...
Guess who moms are bringing home the bacon for? Babies.

Does This Formula Make Me Look Fat? Breast-Feeding and Childhood Obesity

Breast-feeding is Weight Watchers for the stroller set. That's if you swallow the hype that breast-feeding "protects" babies in the battle of the bulge. True, studies have found lower rates of obesity among children who were breast-fed. Surgeo...Breast-feeding is Weight Watchers for the stroller set. That's if you swallow the hype that breast-feeding "protects" babies in the battle of the bulge.

Feeding Babies With Formula Could Put Kids at Risk for Obesity

A new study shows baby formula can lead to childhood obesity. Credit: Getty If you're planning on feeding your baby infant formula rather than breast milk, first, get ready for an ugly debate with other new moms and random people who...A new study warns that formula puts kids on a path of obesity.

Breast or Bottle Feeding? No Difference: Moms Are Equally Tired

Bottle feeding or breast-feeding, you're wiped out. Credit: Getty Images
It's either good news or bad news, depending on your perspective: A new study shows that breast-feeding and bottle feeding mothers are equally exhausted.
Breas...
It's either good news or bad news, depending on your perspective: A new study shows that breast-feeding and bottle feeding mothers are equally exhausted.

Bottle Feeding Baby on the Go

Plan ahead to feed your baby on the road. Credit: Getty
Taking a baby on the road can be a chore, especially when you have to remember to bring breakfast, lunch and dinner. But before you assume there's no easy way to transport bottles as you ...

Baby Formula: Strategies for Supplementing

Dad can help with bottle feedings. Credit: Getty
Let's face it: You would love to breast-feed your baby exclusively for the first six months of her life, as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. But, the thing is, reality has thi...

Bottle Backlash: Chocolate- and Vanilla-Flavored Formulas for Toddlers Under Fire

Feeding your toddler sweet, flavored formulas could spark sugar cravings. Credit: Getty Images
If your toddler is hitting the bottle hard, it might be time for an intervention. A new toddler formula that comes in chocolate and vanilla flavor...

Baby Formula is Not Rat Poison

Do you think we could maybe take a break from beating up non-breastfeeders? Formula is not rat poison. The moms who use it are not Simlac abusers. In fact, they are the majority of us: Only 14 percent of American women are exclusively breastfeeding...

Are Hospitals That Give Out Free Formula Sabotaging Breastfeeding?

Toronto's Medical Officer of Health has a message for Toronto hospitals: Stop giving out free formula. According to a new study by Toronto Public Health, hospitals that provide free formula to new moms reduce the likelihood that women will exclusivel...

Tooth Fairy, Chandra Wilson, and Brain Injury Signs - Links We Love

Got a kid who's misbehaving? Could be a sign that what they need is not more punishment, but more love. -- PBS Supersisters Formula is expensive, that's for sure. But a leading pediatrician reminds parents that it's better for baby when you buy th...

Melamine Found in U.S. Baby Formula

How much of a toxic, even deadly chemical can be in your baby's formula and still have it be okay? If you said "none," than you and I are on the same page. Unfortunately, it seems not everyone agrees. "The levels that we are detecting are extremely l...

Tainted formula leads to rise in wet nurses in China

The recent news about tainted baby formula in China is heartbreaking. Over 53,000 children have fallen ill; four have died. The crisis have left Chinese parents scrambling for safe food for their infants, and some are turning to an old-fashioned prac...

Diplomats set new safety standards for formula, nuts and gluten

Diplomats in Geneva recently set new limits on the amount of certain kinds of bacteria allowable in baby formula as well as the level of natural toxins in some types of nuts. They also tackled the amount of gluten permissible in products labeled 'gl...

Lactation consultants quit over formula flap

Breastfeeding ain't easy. While it's clearly the best choice, in general, for a baby's nutritional needs, it can be difficult. That's why it's so important for doctors and hospitals to encourage and support new mothers in breastfeeding and why access...

Too sweet? Organic baby formula

Organic, by definition, means "not likely to harm our babies with pesticides or food additives." Ok, that's not the technical definition, but when many parents choose an organic product, they usually do so with their family's health and well-being in...

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