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Picky Eating Prevention Plan

November 5th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
How baby self-feeding can pave the way to a lifetime of adventurous eating.
Picky Eating Prevention Plan

Many times parents don’t worry about picky eaters until it’s too late. Once you already have a picky eater, it’s much more difficult to change the way your child looks at food. The good news for parents who haven’t yet started solids is that you can do a whole lot to prevent picky eating by the way you introduce first foods.

Baby Food Makeover

August 15th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out why baby puree sales are declining and what more parents are feeding their children.
Baby Food Makeover

In the past decade baby food has under gone a health makeover. It’s not that parents haven’t always been concerned with what was going into their baby’s mouths, it’s just that the research wasn’t always steering them in the right direction.

Celebrity Baby Feeding Trends

July 6th, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Is Self-Feeding Set to Overtake Breastfeeding in the Celebrity Feeding Debate?
Celebrity Baby Feeding Trends

When it comes to early feeding methods, the focus has long been on the breastfeeding versus formula debate. Supermodels like Gisele Bundchen and Miranda Kerr have gone so far as to make the belfie (breastfeeding selfie) popular, while other celebrities including J.Lo and Brooke Shields have been proud to speak out about formula and doing what works for you.

Is Your Baby Choking or Gagging?

June 22nd, 2016 | By: Baby Self-Feeding
Teaching your baby to eat solid foods can be a scary experience. Here’s how to tell the difference between choking and gagging so you can ensure your baby is safe.
Is Your Baby Choking or Gagging?

Before you start self-feeding it’s important to know that choking and gagging are two different experiences. 

Veggie Frittata

May 31st, 2016 | By: Nancy Ripton
Find out why frittatas are a perfect early food for your kids, and try this healthy veggie frittata recipe that's perfect for your entire family.
Veggie Frittata

Frittatas are a perfect consistency for kids to handle and they’re packed with protein, healthy fats, and nutrients. For younger kids, chop the veggies into smaller pieces. Don’t feel married to the veggies mentioned here. Feel free to experiment with what you have on hand.