Introducing new foods can be a complicated and controversial issue in newborns. Timing, safety, and food & nutrition are issues that must be considered. Yet there is something exciting about moving forward with diet, especially with your first baby. Water is reasonably safe and certainly nutritious, right? Many parents ask me, “Is there anything else to consider … Read more about Month 4 Worry: When to Give Baby Water or a Sippy Cup
The most common medical concern for parents of babies this age. Every parent has a number of magical parenting moments pre-programmed in his or her brain even before the baby is born. Watching your baby’s first moves, having your first phone conversation, letting go of the two-wheel bicycle for the first time as your child … Read more about Month 5 Worry: How & When to Start Solid Feedings
Healthy foods that kids will actually eat! Oscar Dip As “guacamole,” author Barnes’ son wasn’t interested in this dip. But once she called it “Oscar Dip” after the green lovable monster from Sesame Street, he was hooked. The lime juice and cilantro give this salsa a sweet instead of spicy flavor. Increase the onion for those … Read more about Mmm, Organic! 3 Smart Toddler Snacks
Peanut butter? Milk? Fish? Find out what foods you should stock your pantry with for the next nine months. Nosh on our list of 12 delectible and healthy goodies to help both you and Baby get the nutrients you need throughout pregnancy. Protein Why you need it: Protein is essential to the very foundation of your … Read more about 12 Pregnancy Diet Essentials – The best foods for you and your baby
The most common medical concern for parents of 10-month-old babies. It’s a conundrum for parents of 10-month-old babies: Their children can eat dairy in foods but aren’t supposed to drink whole milk by itself. What gives? Our pediatrician gives the lowdown on switching to milk from formula. If there were a parental quiz, this would … Read more about Month 10 Worry: When Can I Switch to Milk from Formula?
Is your child suddenly not interested in eating? Does your infant seem uncomfortable after a big feeding? And are you fighting nighttime bouts of heartburn? If you’re not already familiar with acid reflux, now’s the time for a quick primer. Find out what acid reflux in infants ia and the causes of baby acid reflux. … Read more about Is It Acid Reflux? Causes of acid reflux in babies, children and adults