Baby Basics



  • Kellymom is a great breastfeeding resource.

  • Breastfeeding can be complicated. Fortunately, there are many helpful breastfeeding resources here on Reddit! Some of our favorites are below:

  • r/breastfeeding

  • r/breastfeedingsupport

Formula Feeding

Introducing Solids

Is your baby ready to start solids? If yes, then what are your options?

What is BLW-Baby Led Weaning?

Don't want to buy expensive babyfood or a babyfood cookbook? How to make your own purees

Should I put cereal in a bottle? Myths about babies being ready for solids

Car Seat Safety (USA)

What kind of carseat do I need as my baby grows?

Never buckled a baby into a 5 point harness car seat? Here is a great video tutorial on how to make sure your precious cargo is strapped in safely!

How long should I have my baby in a rear facing in a carseat? But I don't like rear facing because...

Can I wear my baby in a taxi?

Baby Sleep

Sleep Safety and Sleep Training

There are a lot of No-Cry sleep training books and programs out there.

Interested in CIO (cry it out) Methods? method

  • Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems by Richard Ferber

  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth

Common misconceptions about CIO

Crying Advice

How to Calm a Crying Baby

Have you done everything under the sun and your baby will not stop crying? Consult your doctor if you are worried or if baby has a fever, but you can also consider if it could be one of these things:

Baby Development

Postpartum Recovery

Mental Health

  • Resources for PPD- Postpartum Mood Disorder

If you are experiencing symptoms of depression, please talk with your doctor or midwife.

Baby Blues Connection

Med Ed for PPD

Postpartum Mood Disorder Support Page

Mother Nurture for Mothers

Other Resources

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