CategoryFeeding

Introducing New Foods to Toddlers

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Newborns are generally fairly easy to feed – if you offer them a bottle, or the breast, they will take it. Introducing solids can be a little tricky, but generally goes smoothly. However, once a baby becomes a toddler, meal time can become a battle. Many children, once they begin self-feeding, suddenly develop opinions and quirks and simply refuse to eat foods that do not pass their inspection...

Healthy Finger Foods for Babies

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Once hungry babies start eating solid foods, it seems as if all they want to do is eat. Obviously you cannot offer them a “meal” every time they seem to want a snack; sometimes they just need a little something to make them feel satisfied. During these times and especially when you are out and about, it’s easy to hand your baby snacks that are less than healthy. Popular packaged store...

The Best Breastfeeding Positions

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Breastfeeding offers a steady stream of much-needed nutrition for infants and can significantly boost the immune system. Not only that, this intimate activity nurtures a healthy bond between the mother and the infant. Breastfeeding is not only healthier than baby formula; it also saves time and is cheaper. There are many breastfeeding positions available and because each case is unique, a mother...

Tofu Baby Food

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People everywhere are starting to become much more conscious of the foods they put into their bodies. For years health food nuts have been eating tofu because of its health benefits. Recently many parents have begun creating home made baby foods using tofu. There are many skeptics because there are so many misinformed ideas about tofu and whether or not it is good for babies. Tofu is a wonderful...

Baby Solid Food Guide

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It seems like you just brought your new baby home from the hospital and now it is already time to start considering solid foods. Chances are you have already been coached on what to feed or what not to feed in the very beginning but there are still bound to be many things you are unprepared for or have questions about. If you are a new parent then this will be your first encounter with offering a...

Wean Baby From Night Feedings

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No matter how much you love your baby, waking up each night several times in order to feed him/her can become very tiring. If you have a young baby who is still waking several times then there is a very good chance that you are overtired and ready for the night time feedings to stop. You are not alone and there are a lot of parents out there feeling the same way you are at this very moment. Every...

When Can My Baby Eat Fish?

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Choosing a baby’s diet during the first couple of years can be rather tricky, especially when you’re trying to figure out when to introduce fish. Fish can be a healthy protein source with lots of excellent nutrients. This is why many parents want to bring fish into their baby’s diet as soon as possible. It’s almost impossible to deliver all of the same nutrients found in...

When to Give a Baby Juice

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There are so many different opinions surrounding juice and when or how to give it to babies that the issue can become quite confusing to parents. Some people are totally against ever introducing juice to a baby until the baby has become a toddler and some believe that a little bit of juice is fine once the baby reaches about 6 months of age. But what are pediatricians saying about juice? And who...

Cow's Milk for Babies?

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The issue of giving cow’s milk to babies is one highly debated by inexperienced mothers, however experts do not recommend this type of milk until the baby is 12 months old. After the baby has reached a year old, there are a number of advantages where cow’s milk is concerned. Reasons as to Why Cow’s Milk Is Inappropriate in the First Year of Life There are multiple disadvantages and risks...

What Type of Formula Milk to Use?

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If you have decided that the way you are going to go is to bottle feed your baby then you will be faced with another decision and that is what type of formula you will feed him or her. There are several different types of formula made by a number of different manufacturers. For this reason it will be important to do a little bit of research when considering what the best choice will be for your...

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