One of the first foods you will likely introduce to your child is either rice cereal or baby oatmeal. First time moms often have a hard time determining when the right time to introduce oatmeal vs rice cereal for babies might be, and what the risks and benefits are for each food. At about four months old, your baby can begin to explore each of these foods with mommy or daddy’s supervision. Below, we look at each product and give you our take so you can determine which you might want to try with your baby. Of course, always consult your pediatrician first to ensure you take every precaution with your child.
Lactose sensitivities are becoming more and more common, especially when it comes to infants and bottle-fed babies. While full-scale lactose intolerance is rare in babies, sensitivities are much more common and can develop from a very early age. Many parents make the switch early on to ease some lactose sensitivity symptoms, consider products like Similac Sensitive, Enfamil Gentlease & Gerber Good Start.
Until you use a formula dispenser, you probably think it’s one of those “baby things” that you can do without. After all, mixing your formula with water isn’t nearly the hardest thing on your to-do list when you have a baby to look after. The thing is, once you actually use the dispenser and see how much easier it makes feeding, you will wonder how moms and dads can do without it if they feed their babies formula. The best formula dispenser is a close race between Gerber Babynes and Baby Brezza.
Bottles are easy, right? Sure, until your baby refuses to take them. They’re easy until they warp in the dishwasher, or spill when dropped, or don’t warm easily in the microwave. Once you start looking more and more into the best baby bottles, you begin to realize that there are a lot more to baby bottles than at first meets the eye. We tested many of the most popular bottles on the market to determine which is best for you and your baby.