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Do Babies Need Teeth for Finger Foods?

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At workshops I’m often asked by new parents whether babies need teeth to eat finger foods. The short answer is: no. Whether you’re choosing to start with purees or to follow Baby Led Weaning (BLW), we recommend starting to offer

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What’s the Right Age to Start Solid Foods?

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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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When Can I Give My Baby Soy Milk 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 give baby soy milk and other plant-based milk alternatives. In the last number of years there’s been an explosion of plant-based

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

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{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/ formula. Pressure

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Why Not Both Purees and Baby Led Weaning (BLW)?

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{Guest post at Love Child Organics} I receive questions from many parents asking me whether they should use purees or finger foods (a method called Baby Led Weaning or BLW) as they start to introduce their babies to solid foods. I

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Should I Feed my Baby Organic Food?

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One of the most common questions that I’m asked is: “Should I feed my baby organic food?” I know what my answer is (scroll down to check it out). But it’s such a popular question that when two University of British Columbia

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Puree vs Baby Led Weaning (BLW): Can’t We All Just Get Along?

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{Guest post for Modern Mama} In a previous post I shared the pros and cons of the pureed and Baby Led Weaning (BLW) methods for introducing your baby to solid foods. I had a number of people call and email me

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An Update on New Feeding Recommendations

Guest post for Love Child Organics: http://www.lovechildorganics.com/blog/ Usually I answer a question from you – a member of the Love Child community. However, something noteworthy happened last month that I thought was worth writing about.   Quietly on a Friday last

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How Long Should I Breastfeed?

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I shared this post previously with the Modern Mama Community. It got lots of attention so I wanted to share it with you too. When leading my workshop for 9 – 18 month olds, I’m often asked this question. Sometimes

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My Son Doesn’t Feed Himself. What Should I Do?

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{Guest post I contributed to the Love Child Organics blog. } Thanks to the Love Child Organics community member who asked a question regarding her 9 month old son. “My son doesn’t feed himself. He is 9 months and has been eating finger foods

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