Starting solids with your baby is such an exciting time! It can also be one that for many new parents is fraught with uncertainty and worry. It doesn’t help that there is a vast array of advice out there on this topic and much of it is conflicting.
In a major departure from conventional advice, new Canadian guidelines say parents should be offering their six-month-old infants iron-rich foods like beef, pork, fish, poultry, tofu, beans and eggs two or more times a day on a daily basis.
Brain development and DHA go together.
When it comes to feeding your baby, everybody seems to have an opinion, from your mother-in-law to your partner to perfect strangers who peek and coo at your baby. Here are what experts in infant nutrition consider the most important facts for new parents to keep in mind.
If you’re making your own baby food, make sure you’re offering enough iron.