The Baby's Brew Blog

  • Tips For Keeping Your Baby Awake While Nursing

    Babies are biologically designed to fall asleep at the breast. Not only is it comforting and relaxing to be close to mom, but there is also a hormone in your milk designed to make your baby feel sleepy and full. Here are some tips that have helped us, moms, at The Baby’s Brew! Some babies can emp...
  • Best Baby Formulas of 2022

    There are countless decisions to make as a new parent and we all want to get it right. You want nothing more than a healthy baby who grows and thrives and is surrounded by love. And with a newborn, you need to ensure your little one gets proper nutrition right from the start. For many families, t...
  • Fortifying Breast Milk With Formula

    Before you make any changes to your baby’s diet, make sure to consult your child's pediatrician.  Some babies need extra calories in less volume to help them grow. One way that parents can achieve this is to add formula to their breast milk in a bottle. Adding powdered formula to breast milk incr...
  • Top 9 Dairy-Free and Alternative Infant Formulas

    Once you’ve made the decision to give your baby formula, whether that’s from day one or later in their first year of life, it can be difficult to make a decision with the numerous options available. Even harder still is when you need to choose a dairy-free, hypoallergenic or lactose-free formula....
  • The Best Ways to Transition From Breastmilk to Formula

    Most mothers choose to breastfeed their babies at birth. And many moms will continue breastfeeding to age one or beyond. However, there are many reasons why supplementing or making a full switch to formula is necessary before your baby’s first birthday. More than half of moms will do so, which i...
  • Perfectly Warming Baby’s Milk in AVENT Bottles with The Baby’s Brew

    25 years ago choosing a baby bottle probably didn’t take too much thought. Now, as a parent-to-be you pour over the choices and are all ears as your friends tell you what’s worked best for their baby. Choices are great, but they can also be overwhelming…especially when you haven’t even met your b...
  • Toddler Formula: What's the deal?

    You likely already know that breastmilk and infant formula are the only drinks you should give your baby. Up until close to the age of one, it’s really all a baby needs to get the nutrition and hydration they need to thrive. No doubt as you’ve perused the baby food aisle, you’ve noticed they sell...
  • 13 Tips for Traveling with a Toddler on a Plane

    We love the innocence, busyness and overall carefree attitudes of small children, but those characteristics we love the most about our little ones don’t always mesh well with air travel. Toddlers have a lot of energy and are trying their hand at a little independence, so when they have to be coop...