Burping Your Baby

Burping Your Baby

When babies gulp down either breast milk or formula, they also swallow air that collects in the esophagus, especially if the child is young enough to lie down most of the time. This causes gas, and also leads to the child spitting up its food. Burping your child helps...
How-To: Breastfeeding Basics

How-To: Breastfeeding Basics

Although many first-time mothers find it helpful to watch breast-feeding “how to” videos or to work with a lactation coach, these are the basics of positioning your child to latch on to the nipple for feeding. STEP ONE: Find a comfortable location. Feeding times can...