It’s probably not that surprising to you that many women have trouble breastfeeding—this is a pretty common experience for new moms—but what if we told you that 80 percent of women meet with some degree of challenge when they first start nursing?
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.
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.
It’s no secret that feeding can be stressful for new parents. There are plenty of questions to ponder: How often should your baby be fed? How do you know if he’s getting enough nourishment? Do his nutritional needs change from week to week? Here is some information that might help answer your questions.