10 Things To Remember When Trying To Get Your Picky Kids To Eat Real Food Meals

10 Things To Remember When Trying To Get Your Picky Kids To Eat Real Food Meals

Are your kids picky? Is it tough to get them to eat healthy, real food meals? If so, I have 10 tips to get picky kids to eat healthy food meals right here. Source: 10 Things To Remember When Trying To Get Your Picky Kids To Eat Real Food Meals

Top Latching Tips - HappyFamily

Top Latching Tips – HappyFamily

Perfecting the Basic Step of the Breastfeeding “Dance”: The Latch Dr. Jimi Francis, IBCLC, RDN, LD, RLC If this is your first time breastfeeding, don’t expect that you will automatically know how to breastfeed your baby. Breastfeeding is a learned behavior that takes practice. Breastfeeding is like dancing: a beautiful interaction between two people. However,… Continue reading Top Latching Tips – HappyFamily

Infant Feeding Support - HappyFamily

Infant Feeding Support – HappyFamily

Source: Infant Feeding Support - HappyFamily SUPPORT FOR EVERY FAMILY. Breast milk is the best thing you can feed your infant and we want to do whatever we can to help make breastfeeding a reality for you. But we know firsthand that it isn’t always possible or easy, so we’re here to provide the support… Continue reading Infant Feeding Support – HappyFamily

Herbal Remineralizing Toothpaste Recipe

Herbal Remineralizing Toothpaste Recipe

Remineralizing toothpaste recipes are many, but this one uses the superfood spirulina to remineralize teeth. Use as tooth powder or tooth paste. Great for kids. Source: Herbal Remineralizing Toothpaste Recipe

From Mother to Baby: 'Secondhand Sugars' Can Pass Through Breast Milk

From Mother to Baby: ‘Secondhand Sugars’ Can Pass Through Breast Milk

Add breast milk to the list of foods and beverages that contain fructose, a sweetener linked to health issues ranging from obesity to diabetes. A new study by researchers at the Keck School of Medicine of USC indicates that a sugar called fructose is passed from mother to infant through breast milk. The proof-of-concept study… Continue reading From Mother to Baby: ‘Secondhand Sugars’ Can Pass Through Breast Milk

Food & Intolerances

Food & Intolerances

Checking for allergies and intolerances When transitioning to solids, introduce new foods one at a time, waiting 2 to 4 days before starting another new food. This will let you see how Baby reacts to each food and will help identify any allergies or intolerances. Don’t be concerned if the color and texture of your… Continue reading Food & Intolerances

Be Fussy about Your Baby Formula

Be Fussy about Your Baby Formula

A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that feeding infants a certain type of nutrient-enriched formula led to faster weight gain in infancy—but also made for chubbier children later. Bigger isn’t always better for babies With obesity rates continuing to climb, recent research has aimed to identify what factors—other than the… Continue reading Be Fussy about Your Baby Formula

Introducing Your Baby to the Joys of Eating

Introducing Your Baby to the Joys of Eating

There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to weaning your child from breast milk or formula: they each approach this big step at different times, and in varying speeds and frequencies. But sometime in that first year of exponential growth, your baby will be ready to try some solid sustenance. Here are… Continue reading Introducing Your Baby to the Joys of Eating

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Babies and Mealtime: Food Selection is More Social Than Nutritional

Dining with a 1-year-old is typically a messy endeavor, with more food often reaching the floor than the mouth. But a new study investigates what babies pay attention to at the dining table, and the findings have implications for shifting unhealthy eating habits. "When babies see someone eat, they are not just learning about food… Continue reading Babies and Mealtime: Food Selection is More Social Than Nutritional

How Much Salt Should You Eat During Pregnancy?

How Much Salt Should You Eat During Pregnancy?

Sodium gets a bad rap, but is it just misunderstood? Why salt intake shouldn’t be off-limits during pregnancy – or ever. PLUS: sneaky hiding places you should know so you don’t accidentally overdo it. Salt. It’s got a deliciously negative reputation: We’re told that we’re eating too much of it — and it seems like… Continue reading How Much Salt Should You Eat During Pregnancy?