Posted by: drmolly in starting solid food, picky eater, peanut, overweight, obesity, infant, formula, food, feeding, diet, dairy, allergies on
Jan 17, 2010
I remember when I first offered solid food to each of my three kids. It was exciting! It signaled in many ways that they were growing up. For me, an exclusive breastfeeding mom, it meant my babies had more options than just me for food. My kids are now 13, 11, and 9 and although the need to feed kids hasn't changed of course, some of the guidelines for infant feeding have evolved.
Most babies, whether breast fed or formula fed, are ready to add
Long before it made the news due to the recent salmonella outbreak linked to some peanut butter, peanuts and related products, peanut butter has been the target of varying opinions from the world of nutrition.
It seems that every few years we get new and conflicting information about what to feed our kids and all of this advice is backed by data available at the time.
In the area of food allergies, there has been a whirlwind of information and