A child's ability to grind food with his teeth is limited until he is at least 4 years old. When a baby or toddler does not chew his food well, he may … [Read more...] about Common High-Risk Choking Foods for Toddlers
With the shelves lined with multivitamin/mineral supplements for kids, how do you know which one to buy? More importantly, do your children need … [Read more...] about Do Kids Need Multivitamins?
Maintaining a healthy diet and minimizing nausea during pregnancy can be challenging, especially when traveling. This is particularly difficult when … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Travel: Eating For Two on the Road
Many parents have been warned not to feed certain foods to their babies due to nitrates, but recommendations are often conflicting. As a result, … [Read more...] about Nitrates and Baby Foods
Commercial baby foods used to be a convenience; today, they are a staple. It is very common to serve manufactured baby food rather than make our own. … [Read more...] about Commercial vs. Homemade Baby Food
Although a baby's diet is rather limited during the first year, baby food - both homemade and store-bought - has the potential to carry germs that … [Read more...] about Safe Preparation and Storage of Baby Food
Make Sure Your Baby's Bottles are Safe If handled or stored improperly, bottles of breast milk or formula can carry illness-causing germs. Here's how … [Read more...] about Storage Guidelines for Breast Milk and Infant Formula
Breast milk (or iron-fortified infant formula) is sufficient to meet your baby's needs for her first 6 months of life. After that, it is … [Read more...] about Introducing Solid Foods to Your Baby