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Choosing Healthy First Foods

When babies start eating solid foods around 4 to 6 months, they are still getting most of their nutrient needs from breastmilk or formula. However, the nutrition of their first solid foods is still important! The first two years of life are a key time for growth and development, and […]

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Baby-led Weaning

Baby-led weaning is a method of introducing baby’s first foods, where instead of being spoon-fed, the baby feeds itself. Here is how it differs from the commonly used spoon-feeding method: There is controversy about this method— here are some possible pros and cons: If you decide to try baby-led weaning: […]

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Important Vitamins and Minerals for Women

Getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals helps your body function well and keeps you healthy. Vitamins and minerals are an important part of a healthy diet in both men and women, but the needs for and effects of these nutrients can vary between the two groups. Let’s take […]