The Baby's Brew Blog

  • 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....
  • 9 Best Products for Working Moms with a New Baby

    Transitioning back to work after having a baby isn’t easy for most mamas. Even if you have a job you love, the winding down of maternity leave often brings bittersweet emotions. But that first week back is almost always the hardest, and it won’t be long before both you and your baby are into your...
  • How to Transition Your 1-Year-Old to Whole Milk

    For the entire past year, your baby has either been taking in breastmilk, formula or a combination of both as their main source of nutrition. As they approach their first birthday, it’s time to start thinking about how to properly make the transition to whole milk.  Transitioning from breast milk...
  • Mixing Breastmilk with Formula - Your Questions Answered

    You’d think that feeding your baby would be an easy endeavor, but it’s actually tricky business! Starting with the biggest decision - whether you’re going to feed your baby breastmilk or formula. For many parents, the choice is both! Though generally you’ll feed your baby breastmilk and formula s...
  • When Babies Can Drink Water and How to Introduce It

    You know from day one your baby is going to take in breastmilk or formula as their main nutrition for the next year of life. You also probably know that it’s suggested to introduce solid foods to your baby around six months. But what about water? Adults and kids drink it everyday, but when can b...
  • How to Sterilize Your Baby's Bottles to Keep Them Germ-Free

    Keeping your baby safe and healthy is your top priority. Of course you're cleaning and washing everything to keep those germs at bay, but is there a step you might be missing when it comes to your baby's bottles? You've likely heard about sterilizing or have seen baby bottle sterilizers and you'r...
  • How to Travel with Breastmilk by Plane

    Traveling with a baby can be stressful, and bringing along breastmilk just adds another element to the task of trying to make the whole trip go as smoothly as possible. You likely have a lot of questions, like whether you can go through airport security with breastmilk, how to keep your breastmil...
  • The 10 Best Baby Bottles to Buy 2021- The Baby's Brew

    It amazes me how many options there are for different items we need for our babies. But on the other hand, I guess I’m not surprised at all. Once you have a baby and compare your baby to your friend's babies and then to any other babies you end up having, you realize how different and unique they...