Fall is the best time to introduce pumpkin to your kiddos because, thanks to an arguably out of control trend, you can find an incredible variety of pumpkin-flavored food and drink – pumpkin spiced hummus, anyone? Take advantage of
Avocados are usually the first food I offer babies in feeding therapy. I choose to serve this fruit first because of its soft texture, easy preparation for parents, and unique color (something other than the traditional off-white foods like
Besides the more obvious nutritional benefits (they’re packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, and potassium), blueberries have strong seasonal benefits as well. The domestic blueberry season is from April to September, so parents have a great opportunity to serve this
Social norms that conflict with expert advice have made pacifier (“paci”) use a confusing and sometimes controversial topic for parents. As a pediatric specialist with decades of clinical experience and working with families, I’ve got a more comprehensive recommendation.
Families are sometimes so eager to transition to solid foods that they unknowingly expose their baby to unnecessary risk by starting too early. I have worked with numerous families that started feeding solids early to their baby (at 3-5 months
As an Speech language pathologist (“SLP”) that specializes in Baby Led Weaning (“BLW”), I speak at conferences across the nation helping parents learn how to safely implement feeding strategies to make mealtime successful. At these events, parents often wonder