Health for Kids

Making Our Backyards and Parks Safer for Our Kids

Monday, September 24, 2018 By Nina Spears
Making Our Backyards and Playgrounds Safer for Our Kids | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All images by Creative Clicks Photography. It’s no secret that I try to choose natural options for my child when I can. I do this because I want to do everything in my power to give my son a healthy and safe start at life. This is why I decided to give birth […]


Essential Oils for Soothing Baby’s Tummy

Sunday, August 26, 2018 By Hannah Crews
soothing baby's tummy

When it comes to having a newborn, you know they cry over everything. Usually, they cry when they’re tired, they cry when they’re hungry, they cry when they poop, they cry when they get startled, they cry when they have occasional gas. And lots of times, when babies do cry, it usually surrounds the topic […]


What to Do if Your Baby is Struggling to Poop + Baby Constipation Remedy

Friday, August 17, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
What to Do if Your Baby is Struggling to Poop: Baby Constipation Remedy

Newborn Baby Constipation When baby is constipated it is not only rough for them but also rough for parents who want to help but don’t know how. This can feel overwhelming especially when baby is upset and unsettled. I struggled along with my youngest son who was constipated often, I found myself researching everything possible […]


6 Changes to Help to Alleviate Baby’s Reflux

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
6 Changes to Help to Alleviate Baby's Reflux

My husband, newborn baby, and I were roughly 30 seconds into our first night alone together in the hospital when I heard my baby cough, gag, and projectile vomit. Whether we were ready or not we were now parents of a baby with reflux. Reflux is a medical condition where the muscle at the top […]


How to Start Baby-Led Weaning: When and What to Feed Baby

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 By Sarah Bederman
How to Start Baby-Led Weaning: When and What to Feed Baby | Baby Chick

Look for Readiness Signs: With baby-led weaning (BLW), solids are introduced at any point after six months of age when babies demonstrate readiness and interest. Some babies may seem ready before six months and others not until 7-8 months. True readiness signs include: sitting up with little or no support, reaching out to grab things […]


Why You Should Give a Sh*t about Buying Organic

Thursday, July 26, 2018 By Nina Spears
Why You Should Give a Sh*t about Buying Organic food | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: This post is sponsored by Stonyfield but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. It’s not uncommon to compare prices while grocery shopping before placing food into our grocery carts. Most of us let price dictate our purchasing decisions, but there’s so much more that we […]


What is Baby-Led Weaning?

Saturday, July 21, 2018 By Sarah Bederman
What is Baby-Led Weaning? | Baby Chick

Baby-led weaning (BLW) is a gentle, commonsense, and fun way to introduce solids to your baby. While continuing to breast or bottle feed, babies are allowed and encouraged to feed themselves real, whole foods–when they are ready. Babies have the autonomy to experiment and discover food at their own pace, developing “chewing skills, manual dexterity, […]


3 Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy and Safe at the Pool

Saturday, July 7, 2018 By Tessy Kadavil
kids healthy and safe at the pool - safe at the pool

How many of you moms out there have to answer your kids questions about when the pool opens . . . year round . . . and not just one or two times but more like 100? As soon as spring starts to fade, the kids get ancy about when they can throw on their […]


The Thumb Sucking Habit: How Long Is Too Long?

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 By Ratna Bajpai
The Thumb Sucking Habit: How Long Is Too Long? | Baby Chick

Thumb sucking is a common habit in childhood. Parents usually notice it within the first three months of the child’s life, although there is some evidence that babies can start sucking their thumbs inside the womb. Thumb sucking is one of the things that parents worry about as babies grow and become toddlers. They wonder […]


Leak-Proof Diapers that are Natural and Disposable? YES Please!

Monday, May 28, 2018 By Hannah Crews
Natural diapers that actually work! | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: When I got pregnant with my first baby, I was willing to try all the “crunchy” things: unmedicated labor and delivery, exclusive breastfeeding, pureeing my own baby food, natural remedies with essential oils, even cloth diapering. My husband was okay with all of it. Except that last one – cloth diapering. That was […]