Start the day with a serving of green veggies that the whole family will love! These taste great and can safely be offered to babies starting solids. For older kids and adults, I recommend serving with pure maple syrup or a spread of peanut butter. Seriously so good! These are egg free, dairy free, andContinue reading “Spinach Banana Pancakes”
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Starting Solids: Stage 1 (6 months old)
Starting solids is such an exciting time! It is really one of the first things your child is going to do independently. They need you for everything else, but feeding, that’s their first step in learning to do things on their own. One of the most important parts of starting solids is making sure yourContinue reading “Starting Solids: Stage 1 (6 months old)”
Should You “Start with Veggies” when Starting Solids?
“I was told I had to start with veggies or my baby wouldn’t ever like them,” said the DM from a worried new parent…Let me assure you this is absolutely….
How to Help Baby with Not Dropping Food
Dropping food is pretty common for babies just starting to self-feed. But here are a few tips to make slippery foods a little easier for tiny hands to hold on to!
5 Myths about Starting Solids
When it comes to starting solids for babies, many parents feel confused and even overwhelmed. Let’s debunk some of these common feeding myths when it comes to starting solids with our baby with some evidence-based feeding information.
Building a Balanced Plate for Baby (6-11months)
When starting solids, a question I am often asked is “What foods should I offer to make sure my baby gets what they need to grow?” Here is a quick guide for building balanced and nutrient-dense meals for your baby that will help support proper growth & development AND also help expose them to aContinue reading “Building a Balanced Plate for Baby (6-11months)”
Is my baby still hungry or full? Responsive Feeding for Starting Solids
Even if they can’t talk yet, babies have all kinds of ways to tell us when they’re hungry & when they’ve had enough! feeding & trusting your child to listen to their body.
Infant Iron Needs
Iron is an essential nutrient that’s used to make hemoglobin which helps blood carry oxygen and deliver it to all the other cells. Without hemoglobin, the body will stop producing healthy red blood cells and your baby’s muscles, tissues, and cells might not get the oxygen they need! Iron is also important for the immuneContinue reading “Infant Iron Needs”
Baby Led Weaning: Sweet Potato
When thinking of “first foods“, especially for BLW, sweet potato is often on the top of the list. In fact, it was one of the first things I made for Jax when he started self feeding. Check out how happy he was munching on sweet potato for the first time (at 6.5 months old). SweetContinue reading “Baby Led Weaning: Sweet Potato”
BLW: How to Serve Carrots
Carrots are a particularly good source of fiber, vitamin K, potassium, and antioxidants! Carrots are a great source of beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A promotes good vision and is important for growth, development, and immune function (all things little humans need)! Despite their name- “baby carrots” are actuallyContinue reading “BLW: How to Serve Carrots”