Bottle & Breastfeeding: Gerber

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Starting Solids and Breastfeeding Resources and Advice

Hey All - This is my first time writing a request. So I am preparing myself to read and learn all i can about starting solids. There seems to be a lot of information out there and I would love to know what has worked for you. I want to continue breastfeeding as well so would love to know your story of how you started solids. did anyone use Happy belly rice cereal? how much did you breastfeed in conjunction? what resources were helpful to you? did you make your own purees and if you did what appliance did you use what books did you read?...

Bottles

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What Is the Best Brand for Bottles? Avent?

Hey there. We are pregnant with our third baby and looking for what kind of bottles we want to buy. I have heard good things about the Avent bottles, but before I make any purchases I would love to know what kind of bottles you used for your baby and if you liked them or not. Thanks so much! :)

Breastfeeding

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Bottle Feeding/ Breast Feeding

I am intending on breast feeding my child primarily, however when i return to work i'm going to have to pump. Do i have to use specific bottles for pumping or can i use any bottle (i wasn't sure if there was a difference) i'm a first time mom! The main reason i ask, is i have been given like 10 very nice bottle already, some play tex and avent and munchi or something (i'm not sure) people just pre gifting me. Are those ok to use with breast milk? I registered for the medala ones because thats the pump i will use. wow, thanks you...

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Breast Feeding ?

I am breastfeeding my 6 week old daughter. She is my third and is doing the...

Breastfeeding Alternatives

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Son Is Allegic to Milk

My 32 month old is allergic to milk. Do any of you have children allergic to milk? If so, any snack, meal and recipes you would like to exchange?

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Milk Storage Bags

Does anyone know of any breast milk storage bags (for freezer) that can also...

Eating Habits & Schedule

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Schedule for Breastfeeding?

EDIT AFTER READING SOME RESPONSES: My baby WILL NOT take a bottle/sippy cup/etc. Absolutely WILL NOT. I have tried - believe me. Also - he was eating 5 jars a day when he was 6 mos old - but he had to stay in the hospital for 6 days and didnt feel like eating solids. After that stay - he went down to two jars a day and just will not eat anymore. It is a fight to get him to eat the two jars! I am afraid to give him anything like puffs because he wont eat anything with texture and everytime i try puffs, etc. he chokes because he...

Feeding Problems

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Gerber Baby Food Plastic Containers

With all the news coverage about concerns over plastics I've started checking the recycling codes on all the stuff our son uses. I noticed over the weekend that Gerber Baby food comes in plastic with a recycle code of 7 - which has been reported to contain BPA. I've emailed the company and for the time being have switched to brands (Earth's Best) that come in glass containers - but really miss the variety that Gerber offered. Any advice on making baby food at home or resources that explain how to make baby food? I'm pretty short on time...

Formula

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Generic vs Name Brand Formula

What is your opinion on generic vc name brand formula? Unfortunately starting 2 months ago I could no longer breast feed (medical reasons) my now 4 month old. I have been using Enfamil, but it's just so darn expensive. I was looking at the generic brands at the store and they are less than half the cost of the Enfamil. I would love to switch to one of the generic brands, but not if they are not as good or are lacking something the name brands have. Am I just paying for the "name" or is there really a big difference between them?

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Store Brand Formula

At 6 months I was done bf and started my dd full time on formula. We had...

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