There are many single-ingredient foods that are nutritious for babies, but sometimes it’s challenging to put them together into meals that feel complete, especially if you’re trying to make a meal the whole family can enjoy! By starting with the
With recent research showing that some foods marketed as “first finger foods” for babies actually can be choking hazards, moms and dads might be confused about what to feed new eaters who are just learning to feed themselves. TODAY turned
Is your baby 4 to 7 months old? Watch Dr. Tanya’s video on Web MD about your baby’s growth and development from 4 to 7 months of age.
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
By Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP It’s 2 am. Your first night home from the hospital. The baby is crying and you’re exhausted. Is she hungry, wet, tired…aaahhh! You’ve read all the must-have parenting books.
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