The Baby's Brew Blog

  • Guide to Thawing and Defrosting Frozen Breast Milk

    Freezing breast milk is a common practice of pumping mamas as a way of building up a “stash” to use at a later date. During maternity leave, I pumped at least once per day in addition to breastfeeding so that I would have plenty of extra breast milk when I headed back to work. Being able to pull...
  • 10 Family Fun Ideas for Baby’s First Halloween

    It's that glorious time of year again where everything becomes pumpkin flavored and the weather starts to cool. Halloween can be a fun and sometimes overwhelming holiday so we are going to look at some ideas of what to do for baby’s first Halloween. We’ll also look at some fun Autumn family activ...
  • Homemade Baby Food; Our Guide To Making First Food Purées

    Starting your baby on solid foods is such an enjoyable time full of new experiences and flavors for both you and baby! Homemade pureed organic baby food can be a wonderful way for you to introduce solid food to your baby. Many store bought baby foods are processed and contain ingredients to make ...
  • Packing List for Your Baby's Trip to Disney

    Heading to the Disney Parks sometime soon with your baby in tow? Sharing the most magical place on earth with the little one you love the most can be an amazing experience. But the truth is that your days of heading there on a whim with little planning is now behind you. In order to ensure miles...
  • How to Safely and Effectively Warm a Baby Bottle

    Trying to give a baby a bottle of cold milk is often unsuccessful. I remember with my first baby thinking, I don’t need to warm my baby’s bottle...if she’s hungry, she’ll eat! It didn’t take long for me to realize who was in charge when she straight up refused her bottle until I warmed it up. Th...
  • A Checklist for Traveling with a Baby

    Oh, the joy of packing for a trip. It's really the only part that's not so fun! But it's just a necessary part of traveling that you have to do. And with a baby, it's even more important. Pre-kids you could pretty easily go out and buy what you needed if you forgot something, but that's much toug...
  • How to Safely Prepare Baby Formula

    Baby safety month is September! In honor of baby safety month we’ll look at formula safety!  Parents who formula feed take great care in finding a formula that best suits their baby's needs as well as what they consider to be the most important when it comes to nutrition. Whether its cow milk-bas...
  • Can babies drink cold milk? (And What to do if They Want it Warm)

    As a parent of an infant, you spend a lot of time getting things just right for your little one. You want to give them the best loving care possible while making sure the choices you make for them are safe. Because you spend so much time feeding your new baby, you likely have many questions abou...