Tag: baby food

When Can I Give My Baby Eggs?

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I’m often asked by parents “When can I give my baby eggs?”. The old advice of waiting to introduce egg whites until babies are 1 year old has changed. But there are some important age considerations when preparing eggs for

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What’s the Right Age to Start Solid Foods?

Parents have been sending me a lot of questions lately asking what is the right age to start introducing their baby to solid foods. They’ve heard 6 months before. Now they’re hearing 4 months from other health professionals. And, some

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1 Simple (and Overlooked) Step to Get Picky Eaters to Eat More

There’s a very simple technique to get kids to eat better. It’s something that I always look for when working with individual families. I can’t tell you how often it’s missed by parents. Let’s just say a lot. So, what’s

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1 Simple Tip to Help Your Baby Gag Less During Feeding

Pretty much all babies gag sometimes when then they first start eating solid foods. But, some babies gag more than others. Gagging can be very frightening for moms and dads and I get a lot of questions about it when

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How Much Should You Focus on Your Child’s Table Manners?

Before I chat about table manners, I want to explain this photo. Yesterday I had the opportunity to see Ellyn Satter speak live. Ellyn’s work is the foundation for mine. She’s easily the most influential person in my career. And

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Baked Avocado Eggs

I’m a long-time lover of avocados and so I’m excited to see that many others have realized how delicious they are. And, that their healthy fat is not something to be afraid of. Browsing around Pinterest for some cooking inspiration

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How do I Help My Baby Feed Himself/ Herself?

I’m often approached by parents of babies between 9 months and 12 months old who are concerned that their children aren’t learning to self0feed as quickly as other babies. Here’s an example of what one parent asked me:   “My

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When Can I Give My Baby SoyMilk and other Plant-Based Milks?

Expert Guest Post for Love Child Organics: www.lovechildorganics.com   In last month’s post I promised that today I’d talk about when to introduce cow’s milk alternatives.   In the last number of years there’s been an explosion of plant-based milks

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When Can I Stop Boiling Water for My Baby?

“Can you tell me when I can stop boiling water for formula? And when I can stop sterilizing her bottles? Seems silly since she puts everything else in her mouth.” Thank you to the parent who asked me this question.

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AHH the Pressure! Is my baby ready for solids or should I wait?

Guest Expert blog post for Modern Mama  Many moms contact me wondering if their baby is ready for solid foods. Usually this comes from two places: Worry that their baby isn’t getting the nutrition that they need from breast milk/

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