In yesterday's post about our new dinnertime routine, I mentioned momsicles. Or breastmilk popsicles. I first read about momsicles on Kellymom while looking up alternative feeding methods since Ada
won't wouldn't take a bottle. (More on that later this week!) But then I came across it on another thread about introducing solids and how it can be a good transition tool.
Why not? We're trying to wait until 6 months/Ada's cues to start solids. But what's the harm in trying her favorite food in a new way? Well, folks. She LOVED her momsicle. So much that if you haven't tried it with your babe, you might want to.
Just pour expressed breastmilk into a ice cube/breastmilk tray. Ours is from Oxo, I think, and freezes in 1 ounce servings.
Then wait a couple hours until firm. Pop out one and store the rest in a dated freezer bag. (Obviously they'll stay good this way as long as other frozen forms of breastmilk.)
Then we chose to put ours in one of those Sassy mesh feeders.
The girl went to town. (I'd recommend putting a bib on your little one -- we didn't and it got ALL OVER HER! Breastmilk thaws really quickly.)
She was definitely biting it and I think it soothed her gums (still in those beginning stages of teething). We're looking forward to momsicle number 2 tonight. Never in a million years did I think I'd be giving Ada something like this. Yet, I am continually surprised by the things I'll try and do to make her happy.
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