Feeding and Nutrition: Your Two Year Old

By age two, your toddler should be eating three healthy meals a day, plus one or two snacks. He can eat the same food as the rest of the family. With his improved language and social skills, he’ll become an…

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Mommy Calls – Feeding advice for 15 month old

Now that my daughter is 15 months, what should she be eating?  I give her eggs, bagels, toast, chicken and veggies, can she do fish too? What about red meats? When should she be off the bottle? It’s tough to…

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Life With Your Newborn—What Nobody Tells You

By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP In the hospital you have lots of help—nurses, lactation consultants and doctors—all at your beck and call. Then comes the time to take your little one home. You’ve read the “must-have” books, subscribed to…

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Breast Milk Is Truly Best

While breastfeeding can admittedly seem demanding because of the significant time commitment required (believe me, I know!), the benefits are well documented and the experience is priceless. Mother’s milk provides immunity against bacteria and viruses (less sick time for your…

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