Baby Settler Blog

Follow along for the latest evidence-based practice and care as well as my personal tips and tricks as a mom of 3.

Your Guide To Mixing Breast Milk With Formula

Your Guide To Mixing Breast Milk With Formula

All mamas want the best for their babies, and often the most common feeding advice out there is that “breast is best”. While breast milk is incredibly nutritious, for many parents, exclusively breastfeeding just isn’t feasible. This is when having formula is an...

5 Tips For Feeding A Distracted Baby

5 Tips For Feeding A Distracted Baby

As your baby grows and exits the newborn phase, they start becoming more aware of their surroundings and interested in doing things other than sleeping and eating. Suddenly, when you’re trying to feed your little one, they seem to be interested in everything but...

How To Get Out Of The Nursing To Sleep Cycle

How To Get Out Of The Nursing To Sleep Cycle

Breastfeeding your baby until they fall asleep is completely normal and often needed, especially during the first few months of your newborn’s life. This nursing to sleep, or feed to sleep, cycle can be a magical time and one that includes vital skin-to-skin contact...

Can A Newborn Baby Sleep Too Much?

Can A Newborn Baby Sleep Too Much?

When you bring your new little bundle home from the hospital, it can seem like all they do is sleep and eat. As a first-time parent, you may look over at your newborn as they’re in dreamland and wonder, “Have they been asleep for too long?”  It’s important to remember...

A Guide To Pumping Breast Milk At Work

A Guide To Pumping Breast Milk At Work

You don’t have to choose between feeding your baby breast milk and going back to work. Pumping is an amazing way to ensure that your baby still benefits from the nutrients of your breast milk even when you’re at your job.  The key is to plan in advance, use the...

When To Increase Bottle Nipple Size

When To Increase Bottle Nipple Size

You’ve done your research and chosen the perfect bottle for your baby. But, that’s not where bottle feeding your little one ends… As your baby grows, the bottle they’re feeding from needs to evolve with them. You don’t need to invest in new bottles, it’s a simple...

Wake Windows: What To Do When Your Baby Stays Up Way Past Them?

Wake Windows: What To Do When Your Baby Stays Up Way Past Them?

It’s 8 pm and you’re finally getting a chance to sit down and relax after a long day. You’re just about to take a sip of your well-deserved glass of wine when you hear it… the sound of your baby crying. You go to their room only to find that they’re wide awake and...

When Baby Only Wants One Breast

When Baby Only Wants One Breast

Baby Only Wants One Breast: Is it Normal and What Should I Do? It's perfectly normal for babies to only want one breast over the other. In fact, it's more common than you might think. There are a few reasons why your baby only wants one breast, and there are a few...