Nutrition for your baby is a huge focus of those early months while her body is developing, and as a parent, you're setting the tone for her lifelong relationship with food. Setting up your child with a nutritional foundation of super foods while helping her make the transition to solids is equally rewarding for you and your baby. Now is the time to set the stage for healthy eating habits starting from day one.
This Crib Sheet will help you to know:
- When to start solids
- Which foods to introduce first
- Why your baby needs iron and fat
- How much food to give your infant starting out
- How to prepare your own baby food
- How to create a balanced meal
- The danger of giving your baby honey
- Why organic foods are best
- And overall, how to encourage a love for the healthy stuff
Tamika L. Gardner, author of 201 Organic Baby Purees, began crafting homemade baby food when her daughter was born in 2006. She created SimplyBabyFoodRecipes.net to provide resources for moms on a mission to feed their babies the best food. The blog is one of the top sites dedicated to baby food recipes and has been featured on ABC News 11, iVillage.com, MetroParent, Raleigh News and Observer, Fayetteville News, and The Stir and Dot Coms For Moms. Tamika was featured at the Babies and Bellies Expo in 2009, providing free seminars to parents on making homemade baby food.
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