Category: pregnancy

Yes, There’s Arsenic in Baby Food and Formula

Yes, there’s arsenic in baby food. But before you toss all your store-bought purees away, know that arsenic is found in “water, air, food, and soil in organic and inorganic forms.” Recently, social media has been buzzing with the supposed results of a study by the Clean Label Project. However, there’s a few things that […]

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Should I Bank My Baby’s Cord Blood?

Welcome to BOTTLESOUP, a parenting blog that does the Googling for you. Please note that nothing in this blog should be considered legal advice, medical advice, or financial advice; this blog is the opinion of the author, based on Internet findings. Within the post, you will see hyperlinks; these links are the source material for […]

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New Study Links Pregnancy, Antidepressants and Autism

Antidepressants and Autism: What The Study Tells Us With everything to worry about during pregnancy, do you need to be worried about antidepressants and autism? You may have heard about the Canadian study that found slightly elevated rates of autism in children whose mothers took antidepressants during pregnancy. In fact, the study concluded that women who […]

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Pregnancy Guide to Caffeine at Dunkin’ Donuts

Since many of my readers enjoyed the Starbucks Guide for Pregnancy, I decided to make a caffeine guide for pregnant Dunkin’ Donuts lovers. The current pregnancy guideline regarding caffeine is to avoid caffeine as much as possible. However, the March of Dimes and several other sources say keeping your caffeine under 200mg a day is perfectly […]

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8 Places to Buy Stylish Nursing Clothes

If you’re exclusively breast feeding or pumping, wardrobe can be a huge issue you overlooked during pregnancy. Tired of the whole nursing tank and button up shirt or cardigan combo, I sought out some stylish, comfortable nursing clothes options and decided to share those options with you. Yes, some are a bit pricey, but there […]

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