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Category Archives: Feeding

Breastfeeding basics: the necessities for nursing

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For something that’s natural, breastfeeding doesn’t come easily for everyone. For starters, it takes most moms and babies a while to get the hang of it; 92 percent of new moms surveyed at UC Davis Medical Center three days after giving birth said they were having problems breastfeeding. Add in difficulties with latching, supply issues, and other individual problems, and ... Read More »

NEW: OXO Transitions Soft Spout Sippy Cup Set!

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Given that the bottle or your breast have been his sole source of food for the entirety of his short life, your child may look at you like you’ve got three heads if you try to get him to test out a sippy cup. Pediatricians recommend teaching your baby to use a sippy cup starting between 6 and 9 months, ... Read More »

How do you get a free breast pump? Talk to Acelleron at Drool Baby Expo on April 7!

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DROOL BABY EXPO APRIL 7, 2016, 3PM-9PM Everyone loves free stuff, and babies are pretty expensive, so it was thrilling for parents all over the country to hear that the Affordable Care Act would require insurers to cover your breast pump and lactation counseling. But there’s the rub: you’re still dealing with private insurers, and that inevitably means headaches. In ... Read More »

August is National Breastfeeding Month! (And: did you know that you can breastfeed at our stores?)

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It should seem obvious that, given that we’re in the business of providing absolutely everything for babies, we totally support breastfeeding (and all feeding choices – babies gotta eat!). However, you’d be surprised at all the different places where moms have been told not to breastfeed their babies. As lactation counselor and blogger Amber Hinds writes, it’s useless and backwards ... Read More »