What To Feed Your Baby

A Pediatrician's Guide for Raising a 
Veggie-Loving, Healthy-Eating Kid

In What to Feed Your Baby, Dr. Tanya provides the latest nutritional recommendations and best practices for feeding babies and young children.

The simple, fool-proof program focuses on serving eleven foundation foods: eggs, prunes, avocado, fish, yogurt/cheese/milk, nuts, chicken/beans, fruit, green veggies, whole grains, and water. What to Feed Your Baby helps parents set their children up for a lifetime of healthy choices and say goodbye to picky eating forever.


  • As a pediatrician, spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, and mother of three boys, Dr. Tanya Altmann knows that good nutrition is essential for healthy kids.
  • With What to Feed Your Baby parents will save time, money, and stress—and say goodbye to picky eating!
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  • What to Feed your Baby offers practical and tasty ways to build a foundation of healthy eating habits for the entire family. A must-read for all parents!”


    Ari Brown, MD

    Pediatrician and author of the Baby 411 book series
  • Healthy living starts with healthy eating, and the earlier we can teach our kids to eat well, the more likely they will grow up loving nutritious food. Dr. Tanya gives parents all the information they need to create healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.”


    Harley Pasternak, MSc

    New York Times bestselling author of The Body Reset Diet
  • What to Feed Your Baby whips together equal portions of facts and kid-friendly recipes for parents hoping to raise healthy eaters. Recommendations and list of 11 Foundation Foods provide an easy-to-follow guide for parents looking for advice and feeding schedules to help even the pickiest kids. This is a must-have book for every family’s dinner table!"


    Jennifer Shu, MD

    Co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn and Food Fights
  • Dr. Tanya helps parents make sense of early childhood nutrition, the newest feeding guidelines, and teaches how to help children have a healthy relationship with food. I love the chapter on raising vegetarian and vegan kids, and will have this informative, fun book within reach at all times!”


    Dr. Jenn Berman Mann

    Author of SuperBaby: 12 Ways to Give your Child a Head Start in the First 3 Yearsand host of VH1 Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn
  • Dr. Tanya’s What to Feed Your Baby is the perfect mash-up: it is equal parts parenting handbook, developmental primer, cookbook, and memoir. All of the feeding facts you need are in there, plus recipes and strategies to make them practical. And while her advice is focused on kids, Tanya has packed her book with great nutrition information for the entire family.”


    Cara Natterson, MD

    New York Times bestselling author of The Care and Keeping of You 1: The Body Book for Younger Girls

Tanya Altmann, MD

About the Author

Tanya Altmann, MD, FAAP, is a practicing pediatrician who founded Calabasas Pediatrics, and an assistant clinical professor at Mattel Children s Hospital at UCLA. 

Dr. Tanya is the author of Mommy Calls: Dr. Tanya Answers Parents Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers and Editor in Chief of Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5. She also is an American Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson, and sits on the Editorial Advisory Board for Sharecare.  

Visit her online at www.DrTanya.com or at her pediatric practice www.CalabasasPeds.com