The Baby's Brew Blog

  • Cool Baby Gadgets Parents Will Want in 2021

    Have you ever wondered how new parents did it all “back in the old days” without all of this awesome technology we have available to us now? I know I sure do. Even though it’s clear they got by just fine, we’re guessing all the cool baby gadgets out there certainly have your attention. Because wh...
  • Top 10 Diaper Bag Essentials for a Newborn

    So you’re ready to go out in the world with your new little guy or gal, but it can be really intimidating those first few times out and about. Having the essentials that you need will help you feel prepared for whatever comes your way. Who knew someone so little could require so much?! We’ve put ...
  • Simple Tips for Making a Bottle of Baby Formula on the Go

    Going out for errands and day trips was so much easier pre-baby, right? In fact, you probably took it for granted...but gone are the days of grab your keys and go. Heading out the door with a little one in tow requires a lot more planning and ensuring you have all the essentials to give your baby...
  • When and How to Supplement Your Baby’s Feedings with Formula

    You probably already know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for at least your baby’s first 6 month of life, and continuing to use breastmilk as your baby’s main nutrition for their first year. But that isn’t always realistic for every family and there are ...
  • Store Brand Baby Formula Vs. Name-Brand: Is the store brand just as good?

    As a parent, you want to give your child the absolute best and that includes their nutrition. So when it comes to choosing infant formula you want to know you’re giving your baby the healthiest option possible. But baby formula is expensive - and that has many parents wondering if the less expens...
  • When to Switch Nipples on Your Baby's Bottles

    Babies grow fast and it can be hard to keep up. It’s pretty amazing what those little people can learn to do in the matter of a year’s time. And in that year, a lot of your baby’s time is going to be spent drinking formula or breastmilk - perhaps from a bottle. And you probably thought you were g...
  • How to Throw an Unforgettable Virtual Baby Shower for the Mama-to-Be

    Living through a pandemic has certainly been the greatest exercise in learning how to turn lemons into lemonade. And for a new mom with a baby on the way, it’s not exactly the vision of gleeful anticipation and happy celebration she likely had in mind. Though you may not be able to gather to cel...
  • 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...