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Baby’s First Thanksgiving

Feeding baby this year? The traditional Thanksgiving foods can be enjoyed as soon as baby can eat off of a spoon, which is usually around 4 months of age. Foods like turkey and vegetables can be blended into a puree. … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating for Kids and Teens: Diet Composition

This chart contains recommended daily calories, fat, protein and carbohydrates based on your child’s age, gender, and activity level. To read the chart, start with your child’s gender on the left, then find your child’s age, and estimated activity level … Continue reading

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The New Technology: Mesh Feeders

Mesh feeders are a relatively new piece of baby paraphernalia. Most babies are ready to feed themselves small, soft finger foods that melt in the mouth around 7 to 9 months of age. Finger-feeding is a developmental step that depends … Continue reading

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Rules of Poop

For parents new and old, stool gazing is more than a spectator sport. With the first sticky, black poop, you’re hooked. Maybe it’s because newborn baby poop changes so much in the first week of life. Maybe it’s because the … Continue reading

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Baby Branding

  Baby food, baby water, baby sunscreen, baby wash, baby toothpaste. Some products sold for babies have specific features; some are just hype. Baby food can be made at home. Commercial baby food can be convenient those first weeks when … Continue reading

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Feed the Baby

Everybody loves to feed a baby, and based on recent recommendations from pediatric allergists and gastroenterologists, babies can start enjoying this rite of passage at four months. The previous recommendation had been to exclusively breast or bottle feed baby for … Continue reading

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