Brain development and DHA go together.
Why some fats are essential to your child’s diet.
Feeding issues can usually be addressed, but, the first step is to know what to look for. It can be confusing because so many different situations share similar behaviours, including fussiness, gas, and extensive crying.
There seems to be a lot of confusion around when to start feeding solid food to babies. Doctors say six months but my four-month-old is ravenous. When can I give her rice cereal?
It’s exciting when your child starts eating solid foods; that first foray into real meals opens up a world of culinary possibilities.
Cookbook for Weaners, by Melissa Gunning and Jennifer House MSc, RD, takes the guesswork out of food prep for little ones.
Norrie loves oven baked sweet potato fries, dusted with cinnamon; ensure they don’t bake so long that they develop hard, crispy ends.
Soft polenta sticks are easy for little hands to grab and chew (they may have as much fun squishing them as they do eating them!)
Breasts and bottles and babies, oh my! When it comes to feeding, what’s a mom to do?
I read recently that Health Canada has changed its recommendations for baby’s first food from rice cereal to meats and meat alternatives. Why is that?