Category: 11 Months

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Breastfeeding Diet

    Breastfeeding Diet

    As a breastfeeding mom, your nutritional needs are crucial not just for your own well-being but also for the healthy development of your baby. While there is a ton of information on pregnancy nutrition, guidance on postpartum and breastfeeding diets can be scarce.

  • Postpartum Depression: Causes and Symptoms

    Postpartum Depression: Causes and Symptoms

    Recently, there has been a significant increase in the public awareness of postpartum depression and the challenges faced by new mothers. Prominent figures like Courtney Cox, Brooke Shields, and Serena Williams have bravely shared their personal stories, encouraging other women to come forward and seek support for their mental health during the postpartum period. It…

  • Picky Eating Causes & Fixes

    Picky Eating Causes & Fixes

    What may be behind your child’s picky eating habits by the team at [Cooper](https://beta.yourcooper.com/).

  • Foods for Lactation

    Foods for Lactation

    While breastfeeding, you may notice yourself becoming hungrier than usual. Nursing puts a lot of demand on your already exhausted body. It is important to not be restrictive about your diet, but focus more on adding nutrient-dense foods to the menu.

  • We Love Little Planet

    We Love Little Planet

    Transparency and certification in a product helps parents make easy choices. It’s why we are committed to Clean at YUMI, earning the Clean Label Project Purity Award. It’s also why we’re loving Little Planet by Carter’s. But what certifications matter – and why – when it comes to your child’s food and clothing?

  • When Can Babies Sleep All Night?

    When Can Babies Sleep All Night?

    Every exhausted new parent wants to know, when will my baby (and myself) start sleeping through the night? While you may feel like a coffee fueled zombie right now, we promise a full night of zzz’s is in your future. Sleeping through the night (and those tough months of not) is important for your little…

  • Stress Reducing Foods

    Stress Reducing Foods

    Eating healthy whole foods isn’t only good for your body, it is good for your mind as well. Consuming a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and protein nourishes the brain and protects it from oxidative stress.

  • Breastfeeding Problems: What You Might Encounter

    Breastfeeding Problems: What You Might Encounter

    Breastfeeding is beneficial for both baby and mom, but it also comes with its own unique challenges. According to a study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 92% of breastfeeding mothers said they were having problems breastfeeding three days after giving birth. The most predominant reasons being difficulty getting the baby to feed from the…

  • Our Summer Zine

    Our Summer Zine

    Nerd out with us as we explore the wonderful world of food, science, and parenting.

  • Formula Shortages: What to Do

    Formula Shortages: What to Do

    Many parents rely on formula to feed their infants. But what can you do when supply chain issues and product recalls cause a baby formula shortage? Nutritionist Kayla Thorngate provides some tips.

  • Replacing Dairy in Your Diet

    Replacing Dairy in Your Diet

    The average American diet includes a lot of dairy. According to the USDA, each American consumed 646 pounds of dairy per person in 2018. That includes 146lbs of milk, 40lbs of cheese, 18 lbs of ice cream, 13lbs of yogurt, and 6 lbs of butter – holy cow! It is also 107 more pounds per…

  • What to Expect from My Yumi Order

    What to Expect from My Yumi Order

    Congratulations are in order. You’ve taken the first step to feeding your baby the healthiest, cleanest, and freshest baby food on the block. Now all you have to do is sit back and wait for your order to show up! So we wanted to take this time to give you a few pointers and what…

  • 4 Ways Nutrition Affects Sleep

    4 Ways Nutrition Affects Sleep

    Ensuring that you get adequate nutrition plays a significant role in your overall health, but did you also know that it can highly affect your quality of sleep?

  • Important Nutrients

    Important Nutrients

    Dr. Yami is a board-certified pediatrician, certified lifestyle medicine physician, and certified health and wellness coach. As a passionate promoter of healthy lifestyles, “Dr. Yami” champions the power of plant-based diets for the prevention of chronic disease. Read along to learn about the nutrients she finds especially important. The human body cannot produce everything it…

  • All About Beans

    All About Beans

    There are over 400 different types of edible beans around the world. Unfortunately, In the United States, we tend not to eat many beans. On average, each American consumes around 7.5lbs of beans each year. In contrast, we average 40lbs of cheese and 222lbs of cow and chicken meat.

  • Plant Based Diet Advantages

    Plant Based Diet Advantages

    Dr. Yami is a board-certified pediatrician, certified lifestyle medicine physician, and certified health and wellness coach. As a passionate promoter of healthy lifestyles, “Dr. Yami” champions the power of plant-based diets for the prevention of chronic disease. Below she details the benefits of a vegan diet.