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introducing solids


Worst Foods For Babies

Not every food is good for your baby and some common choices may be harmful to young children. Read on for which foods you should never give a baby. more


Can I Reduce My Child’s Risk Of Celiac Disease?

Will my child develop celiac disease if there is a family history of the condition? more

Starting solids

Solids Foods: What To Introduce & When

There are no hard-and-fast rules as to what to introduce when, but there are some red flags and surprises when it comes to your baby starting solid foods. more


Rethinking Rice Cereal

When it’s time for babies to eat food other than breast milk or formula, many parents reach for baby cereal—particularly rice cereal. For years, pediatricians have recommended that babies’ first food be iron-fortified cereal, particularly rice, which has a low... more

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Give Breast Milk Or Solids First?

My 6-month-old baby is starting solids. When it’s mealtime, should I breastfeed her first or offer solids first? more

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Is Green Poop Normal?

Why is my baby’s poop bright green? Does this mean she is sick? more

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10 Solid Foods To Introduce Now

Experts now recommend that babies begin solid foods with a variety of nutrient-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry, and fish. more

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When Is It Safe To Give My Baby Water?

We live in a hot climate and I worry about my baby getting dehydrated. Should I give my baby water on hot days? And if so, how much water is safe? more

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Extra Water Can Be Harmful For Babies

Water is the perfect thirst quencher on a hot day—unless you’re a baby under 12 months of age. Breast milk (or formula) provides all the water babies need, even those living in hot climates. Water also lacks the nutrients found... more

Diarrhea & constipation

The Scoop On Poop

Why does my baby’s poop look like that?! Find out here. more