Combination Feeding

Cheers! Two baby bottles being cheered.

I want you to know something…I use formula.

There! I said it. I’ve promoted exclusive breastfeeding professionally for over 10 years. Then, I had Olivia and I needed help. Check out our story and learn about combo feeding on the blog.

I honestly didn’t even know combination feeding was ‘a thing’ until I wrote about our experience this week. Surprise! What we do has a name.

Caffeine while breastfeeding

a coffee mug on the front porch

Olivia has hit her four month sleep regression and the only thing on my mind is how much coffee can I drink. Seriously, what’s the deal with caffeine while breastfeeding? How can I tell how much caffeine is even in my mug of coffee? Is decaf cool now? Warning: real life math ahead!

Prime Day 2021

baby helping his mom shop

YES! It’s that time of year — Amazon Prime Day! In case you need a reason to do some online shopping, let us make it a bit easier for you to scout the feeding your kids / nursing / I’m pregnant categories. We’re checking the deals throughout the day, so check out the timestamp of […]

Full Well Prenatal Vitamin Review

Vitamins displayed in a pattern on a blue background.

When you start thinking about getting pregnant do these three things: 1) Read Emily Oster’s book Expecting Better 2) Buy ovulation strips and 3) Start taking a prenatal, like Full Circle Prenatals. I choose Full Circle because of the nutrient composition and I love supporting Registered Dietitians! Read on for my Full Circle Prenatal review.

Welcome to Olivia’s Jam

Melissa and Liv outside

Welcome to our new blog! I’m here to share what really happens when an expert in maternal and child nutrition becomes a mom and feeds a child. My baby Olivia and I are going for Emily Oster meets Pinch of Yum.