12 months & up: Regular meals & snacks At this point, your baby can eat most things you eat at the same times. Still, stay away from mercury high fish (shark, swordfish, marlin,…), food with high food poisoning risks (raw eggs, raw shellfish,…), and choking hazard foods (whole nuts,…) . Focus on sharing healthy family … Read More
The Next Foods: Go for diversity Approaching 8-9 months, your baby will move on to having 3 meals a day. It’s time to start increasing food portions. Now that at this age, babies have better coordination, encourage them to self-serve finger foods if you haven’t yet tried baby led weaning. Provide a variety of nutrition-dense … Read More
The First Foods: The importance of iron Studies say it’s important not to delay giving first foods to babies who around 6 months. This is the time when breast milk or formula might not meet your baby’s nutritional needs anymore. Providing enough iron at this stage is also very important [1,2]. Research also concludes not … Read More
Before the First Foods: Observe the cues Before your baby’s first foods (usually 4-6 months), you can start inviting your baby to be at family meal time. Your baby doesn’t need to eat just yet, but can still play and be present during the meal. Make meal time a happy time, which will stimulate his/her … Read More
Babies’ first 1000 days opens up a unique opportunity to set healthy foundations for nutrition and stimulation. Sciences advises us to maximize the diversity of foods to offer, and minimize stress.
What foods Improve Baby Bone Health? Why does Baby Bone Health Matter? Think of first steps and first sports games. Bones help us move, protect us from injury and support the entire body structure . It turns out both good nutrition and regular physical activity, from infancy to adolescence, are linked to life-long bone health [1,2,3,4,5]. … Read More
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