Tag: infant

Should I Take a Probiotic?

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You asked me to cover probiotics. And sure, I know about probiotics. But instead of listening to me, I decided to reach out to a true, leading expert in probiotics. I’m proud to call Desiree Nielsen a friend. And, I

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My kid used to eat just about everything…

Does this sound familiar? “My kid used to eat just about everything and anything but she stopped eating meat all of a sudden. She’s now 2.” This, hands-down, is the single most common question that parents come to me wondering.

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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

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There’s a very simple technique to get picky eaters to eat more. 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,

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Baked Avocado Eggs

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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 of which to be afraid. Browsing around Pinterest for some cooking inspiration

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Can Kids Have Too Much Fruit?

How Much is Enough Food for My Baby

Here’s what a Mom recently asked me: “I have what may be a silly question. Should I be concerned with my 8 month old getting too much fruit? In other words, can kids have too much fruit? Can Kids Have

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How do I Help My Baby Feed Himself/ Herself?

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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 self-feed as quickly as other babies. Here’s an example of what one parent asked me: “My son is

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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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When Can I Stop Boiling Water for My Baby?

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“Can you tell me when I can stop boiling water for my baby (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

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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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