Breast milk is uniquely made to meet your baby’s nutritional needs. When your baby is first born, he or she is in the process of developing an immune system to help fight diseases..Read more
Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood and can lead to toothaches that interfere with eating, sleeping, school attendance and performance. The good news is they can be prevented...Read more
One of the best things you can do for your baby is start him or her off with healthy, nutrient-rich foods. At every age and stage, you can’t go wrong when you help your child learn to appreciate a healthy diet...Read more
Children under the age of 12 months should be given breast milk or formula to drink. Learn more about choosing the right formula for your baby, preparing it and, when the time comes, weaning your baby off of it...Read more
Since iron is important for energy, muscle function, and brain development, a child who is not getting enough iron can have learning or behavioral problems...Read more
If you have a picky eater, you are not alone. 30-50 percent of parents say their toddler is a picky eater. Learn some tips on how to get your child to try a new food...Read more
Vegetarian and vegan diets are increasing in popularity. It’s important to discuss with your pediatrician and dietitian which type of diet your child follows to ensure they are getting the nutrients they need to grow properly and stay healthy.