COVID-19 as it relates to you and your baby

Here’s everything you need to know about how to protect your baby from coronavirus, whether you’re pregnant, breastfeeding or bottle feeding

The top 4 ways to sterilize your baby's bottles

Baby bottles should be sterilized every time they’re used, ideally directly before they are filled with formula, expressed breast milk or any other liquid. Here are the Top 4 ways to do that!

My Bottle Battle - A New Mom Tells Her Story

Let me start off by saying my dad is going to hate that I’ve written a post about my breastfeeding journey. Now in his 70’s, a father of two children who were only ever bottle fed, he’s sure I’ve been...

A Working Mom and Dad need a working baby bottle

Finding the right bottle is not always easy but if parents know what to look for it goes a far way. Don’t wait until you have tried every bottle before trying Minbie. You can make your last bottle be your first bottle.

5 Things Moms-To-Be Can Do To Support Their Mental Health While Pregnant

Call it the pregnancy paradox: Nine months of planning for your baby’s arrival somehow seems to be both infinite   and    so-not-enough time to get ready. As prepared as we set ourselves up to be –   diapers seemingly ordered by...

Work and baby feeding: the challenges of a mom

I was one of the moms who waited ‘til about two weeks before I went back to work to introduce the bottle. It did not go well…

What to expect post pregnancy

A woman’s body goes through many changes with pregnancy and childbirth. These changes are generally normal. Some bodies return to pre-pregnancy form…

Organising and planning tips for parents: the happier you

A dirty house does not make for a happy home. Thus, cleaning is at the top of the to-do list. It helps to make for a happier, safer and healthier family living.

3 reasons why a mom may need to bottle feed a mom's story

A breast loving baby is a dream for many moms. They make feeding a little easier as there is no bottle prepping, sterilizing, getting up in the dead of night to make up a bottle and all that. On the flip side this said baby can be one tough nut to crack when the time comes for momma to introduce a bottle.

Baby refusing the bottle? Learn how Heidi was finally able to get her baby onto the bottle.

Are you finding it difficult or even impossible to get your baby to feed on a bottle? Did you factor this in as one of the possibilities with caring for your newborn? If you are reading this your response to the first question is yes and no to the second. 

How Minbie bottle helped mom return to college with confidence

We brought Mateo home and I started to supplement because I wasn’t producing enough breast milk, and he didn’t have enough wet diapers. It started to concern us quite a bit as parents...

Mom overcome baby bottle feeding challenges successfully

A baby bottle cannot solve all the feeding challenges a baby may experience, but it can help to prevent some and manage others. This can be achieved depending on the bottle used when faced with challenges and refusal.

Baby colic - what it is, why it happens and what you can do about it

Colic is a very misunderstood term, however. The way it is often used in lay circles leads people to think that it is a single medical condition but that’s a common misconception. In this blog post, I clarify exactly what colic is and discuss why it occurs.

Are you safely preparing your baby's formula?

Studies have shown that more than half of the parents who bottle-feed their babies don't prepare their baby formula safely. This can result in babies being injured, becoming ill and, in extreme circumstances, can result in babies dying. 

Do you know how to safely store and transport your expressed breast milk?

Just as it is crucial for your baby’s well-being that you express your milk in a safe way, so too is it vital that you store and transport it in a way that minimizes risks for your baby.

Baby burping: the why, when and how plus expert tips

 As a new parent, there are a wide variety of skills we all need to learn and FAST! One such skill is how to burp our baby. Here is everything you need to know!

"How Minbie helped my boy overcome Tongue-Tie” - Steph’s Story

“We wanted to breastfeed, Albert,” Steph says, ”but his latch was fussy, and it hurt, and I knew it was wrong.” They discovered that Albert had a tongue-tie...

Returning to work - how to manage breastfeeding and childcare

Now that it’s time to return to work. You’re probably wondering whether you will be able to continue breastfeeding...consider the available options for feeding your baby when you return to work...

Combat nipple confusion with Minbies’ award-winning teats

When there’s a new baby in the household things can be hectic, so the last thing you need is the added burden of nipple confusion. If you’re partially bottle feeding your baby, read on to learn all about nipple confusion and how Minbie can help you prevent it.

Dealing with oral aversion – a mother’s tale

Babies with oral aversion will demonstrate a reluctance, avoidance, or fear of eating. They may dislike any type of sensation around their mouths. It can be distressing to watch...

Tips for transitioning from breast to bottle feeding

The question of when to start introducing a bottle... If you try too early, you are at risk of nipple confusion - which is when switching between bottle and breast prevents your baby from establishing an efficient latch.