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  • The Benefits of Strawberries for Children

    The Benefits of Strawberries for Children

    Incorporating strawberries into a child’s diet can help support healthy brain development and improve cognitive function, mood, vision, and overall health. It is important to note that while strawberries are a healthy food choice, they should be consumed in moderation as part of a balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains,…

  • The Truth About Heavy Metals in Your Baby’s Food

    The Truth About Heavy Metals in Your Baby’s Food

    A number of studies in recent years have found unsafe levels of heavy metals in popular packaged infant and toddler foods. Most recently, a congressional study released in 2021 found that these contaminants are detrimental to adults and children alike.

  • The First 1,000 Days: When Nutrition Matters Most

    The First 1,000 Days: When Nutrition Matters Most

    The world of childhood nutrition and wellness is riddled with conflicting advice. And yet, there is growing consensus around one topic: the importance of the first 1,000 days.

  • Introducing Allergens: What You Need to Know

    Introducing Allergens: What You Need to Know

    Mounting evidence suggests that early exposure prevents allergy development.

  • Why We Love Chia Seeds

    Why We Love Chia Seeds

    If you’re a Yumi customer, you’ve probably noticed that we love chia seeds. They can be found in many of our blends, such as Blueberry Chia Pudding and Pear Raspberry Chia Pudding. We sneak them in where we can. But why are we so obsessed with this tiny seed you might ask? Here’s why.

  • How to Introduce New Foods & Achieve Nutritional Balance

    How to Introduce New Foods & Achieve Nutritional Balance

    Here’s What You Need To Know: Food For Thought: Introducing new foods to your babe takes patience and perseverance. Sometimes it seems like they love a food right away, and other times they are pushing the spoon away. There will be days when your baby’s appetite is ravenous, and days where they won’t eat a thing.…

  • Milk Supply 101

    Milk Supply 101

    Breast milk production can be confusing for new parents due to its variability and the lack of visible indicators. Many factors, such as baby’s demand, effective latching, frequency of feeding, and maternal well-being, influence milk production.

  • Safe Sleep: Why It’s Important

    Safe Sleep: Why It’s Important

    When it comes to safe infant sleep, following the right recommendations can seem daunting at first. However, ensuring your baby sleeps safely is crucial for their well-being. To prevent Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS), including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), implementing safe sleep practices is essential.

  • What Can Your Child Eat at 12 Months? Best Ways to Feed Your Growing Child

    What Can Your Child Eat at 12 Months? Best Ways to Feed Your Growing Child

    Once your baby reaches the one-year mark, there’s a lot of celebrating to do. We’ll cover all the bases when it comes to feeding your baby.

  • Why Your One-Year-Old Keeps Pointing at Things

    Why Your One-Year-Old Keeps Pointing at Things

    A child approaching their first birthday is in some ways an emerging toddler and in other ways still a baby. Whether cruising or beginning to walk, your child is lively and more mobile than ever before. Their blossoming imagination means mastering new skills and welcoming new challenges. At this stage, your child will especially want…

  • Pregnancy & Mental Health

    Pregnancy & Mental Health

    If you are experiencing thoughts of self-harm, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. For non-emergency situations, Postpartum Support International is also a great resource: 1-800-944-4773.

  • The MOMNIBUS Act: Why It’s Important

    The MOMNIBUS Act: Why It’s Important

    This week, the Black Maternal Health Caucus introduced the latest version of the [Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act](https://blackmaternalhealthcaucus-underwood.house.gov/Momnibus). This legislation recognizes the racial disparities in maternal healthcare and the critical need for comprehensive care for Black mothers. With the ability to assist nearly one million Americans, Momnibus would provide essential support, nutrition, and care for…

  • Navigating Surrogacy: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Navigating Surrogacy: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Parenthood through surrogacy is a deeply emotional journey filled with complexities and challenges. Step 1: Making the Decision Choosing surrogacy as the path to parenthood is a significant and emotional decision. Couples may find it challenging to shift from their original family planning expectations, but with the guidance of mental health professionals, they can find…

  • NICU Parent: What to Expect

    NICU Parent: What to Expect

    Unforeseen circumstances may lead some parents to become NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) parents. This unexpected journey can be emotionally challenging, but with the right information and support, it becomes more manageable. In this article, we’ll explore what being a NICU parent entails and provide valuable tips to help you navigate this experience.

  • A Winter Break Guide to Keeping Healthy

    A Winter Break Guide to Keeping Healthy

    Winter is here. With it comes the flu, Respiratory syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) virus, AKA RSV, Covid, and a host of other illnesses waiting and ready to invade your kid’s nostrils.

  • Coping With Birth Trauma

    Coping With Birth Trauma

    Birth trauma is more common than many people realize, with up to 45% of new mothers reporting experiencing it. However, it remains a topic often unspoken, leading to feelings of isolation and difficulty in coping with the aftermath.

  • Infant Sleep Tips

    Infant Sleep Tips

    Creating healthy sleep habits for your infant is crucial for their well-being and development, as well as your own. Establishing a positive sleep routine from the newborn stage can lay the foundation for a lifetime of restful nights. If you’re wondering where to start, here are five expert tips to help your baby sleep better.

  • Prepping for Breastfeeding

    Prepping for Breastfeeding

    Releasing your expectations is one of the best ways to prepare for breastfeeding. The pressure new parents put on themselves to get breastfeeding “right” can be the biggest challenge, not engorgement, latching, or sore nipples.

  • Pregnancy Nutrition: 5 Essential Foods

    Pregnancy Nutrition: 5 Essential Foods

    Fertility Specialist and nutritionist, Tracy Lockwood Beckerman, suggests the top 5 foods to eat during pregnancy.

  • New Report Finds Heavy Metals in Homemade Baby Food

    New Report Finds Heavy Metals in Homemade Baby Food

    A new report from Healthy Babies, Bright Futures found that homemade baby food contains as many toxic metals as store-bought food.