There are some things that just come naturally to us. Like when you’re standing by someone holding a baby and you start swaying while you’re talking to them. Sometimes feeding our sweet baby is like that and sometimes it’s just not that intuitive. There are two main times in early feeding that can be a challenge for new parents—milk-feedings and beginning solid foods. Babies … [Read more...] about Am I feeding baby enough? You’ll know with responsive feeding
Making your own baby food at home is a hot trend, but it may be an unnecessary step when you start introducing solids with infants. It was once recommended to start infants on solids around four to six months of age. This age window may not have allowed for physical and developmental readiness milestones to be reached. For example, if solids were started at about four and a … [Read more...] about 5 reasons baby led weaning wins every time
I still remember waiting for the doctor to say baby-led weaning wasn't a good idea. When I told him that my daughter was eating the same foods we ate, just cut in a way she could hold and served in an appropriate texture for gumming the food, he smiled and did exactly the opposite. He said most of the world feeds their children this way, why would I have a problem with it? In … [Read more...] about What is baby-led weaning?
Feeding your infant can be an exciting time for the whole family. With these top infant feeding questions answered, you'll feel more confident for the first bite. Is it safe to give my baby solids as a first food? Yes. A few years ago the age recommendation on feeding infants changed from four to six months of age to six months of age. With this change, the infant is likely … [Read more...] about Your top infant feeding safety questions–answered!