Natural Solutions for Dealing with Infant Gas

baby-burpingOne of the most common issues infants encounter is gas discomfort.  When babies are young, they often experience a great amount of gas for two main reasons.  First, their digestive systems are still getting the hang of functioning properly, and second, they take in large amounts of air when crying and nursing.  Combined together, these activities lead to large amounts of gas, and unfortunately, sometimes your baby will have a hard time releasing the gas on his or her own.  Here are several ways to help you alleviate your baby's gas, leading to a happier baby—and a happier mama!

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Embracing the Simple Chef: Making Your Own Baby Food

making baby foodOne of the most rewarding aspects of being a parent is the opportunity to introduce the world to your little one.  Once you're ready to start introducing solid foods, a brand new world of tastes and textures awaits your baby.  Making your own baby food is a simple process that will create an amazing experience for your baby.

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5 Reasons You Should Make Your Own Baby Food

5 ReasonsYou’ve probably experienced this scenario: standing in the baby food aisle, staring at the endless choices of baby food products, and wondering which meals are best for your baby. As a result, an increasing number of mothers are starting to make their own baby food, a relatively easy process that provides many health benefits for your baby. Here are the top five reasons you should make your own baby food.

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The Ultimate Lactation Cookie

Lactation CookiesA decadent, savory cookie that will make you want to eat the whole batch in one sitting, this "lactation" cookie is perfectly safe for anyone to eat.  The "lacatation" part comes from the spices and herbs that are included in the recipe, all of which are supposed to improve the milk production capabilities of lactating moms but will not induce a non-lactating woman to produce milk, or any other such similar concern.

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