Renae D'Andrea, Author at Nutrition for Babies, Kids, and Parents!

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Having the right fridge and freezer staples can make or break a last minute meal. Learn tried and true dietitian secrets for always having the staples you need to make healthy family meals. Need to know what to do when you haven’t meal planned? Click through for the staples you shouldn’t be without! #familymealideas #healthymeals #mealtimetips

Fridge and Freezer Staples for Quick Family Meals

  • October 19, 2018

As promised, today’s post is going into detail about the fridge and freezer staples that can help you to make quick and nourishing family meals, even without a meal plan! Meal plans can make feeding

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A stocked pantry is the best tool you have for making quick and healthy family meals. Whether it's breakfast, dinner, or a baking project with your kid, having all of your pantry staples stocked helps to ensure you can make meals whether you've planned ahead of not. Get tips here from a registered dietitian about the essentials of a well stocked pantry and what you should always have on hand! #dietitian #pantrystaples #quickmeals

Pantry Staples for Quick Family Meals

  • October 12, 2018

Do you have a well stocked pantry full of pantry staples for quick meals?I ask in an effort to be real here. Meal planning is something that can be a great help when feeding your family. But sometimes

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Is it really worth it to buy an expensive stokke high chair? The Stokke Tripp Trapp is much more expensive than the Ikea Antilop, does it really make a difference in feeding your baby? The answer is yes! Find out what you should be looking for when it comes to feeding your baby, and what is important to have in a high chair. Whether you are planning your baby registry of already feeding your baby, check out these important tips! #feedingtips #childnutrition #besthighchairs

The Stokke High Chair or the Ikea High Chair: Which Is the Best High Chair for Your Baby

  • October 5, 2018

Why am I talking about the Stokke high chair or the Ikea high chair? What's so special or notable about these chairs?I remember when I was pregnant and we were registering for all of the baby gear that

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Learn about the top choking hazards for kids under 4, as well as what the top choking hazards for baby led weaning, and infant choking in general, are. Did you know that peanut butter can be a choking hazard? Find out what else makes the list, plus how to serve the top choking hazards safely to your kids and babies! #chokinghazards #dietitian #kidchokinghazards

The Top Choking Hazards for Kids Under 4

  • September 28, 2018

Can you name the choking hazards for kids under 4? How about for babies? These are some of the more common choking hazards for kids and babies!While most of us know to avoid whole hot dogs and grapes,

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How do you help your baby learn to feed themselves? Or maybe you're focused on getting more veggies into your kids or your baby? Or maybe you want to find out how to teach your baby to use a spoon or fork? While there are many methods you can try, here is an easy, hands off parenting hack to help you teach your baby how to feed themselves. It also works wonders for teaching older kids how to act at the table! #selffeeding #blw #parentinghack #dietitian

How to Help Your Baby Learn to Feed Themselves

  • September 21, 2018

Having a baby, or even a toddler, that can feed themselves is something that most parents look forward to. The ability to put food in front of your child and have them know what to do with it is an amazing

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Everything you need to know about what to feed a 1 year old. Can you give a one year old sugar? How about can you give a one year old salt? Click through for all the details! #dietitian #1yearold #toddlerfood

1 Year Old Baby Food- What Changes Should You Know About?

  • September 14, 2018

What Changes at 1?With a 1 year old baby, it seems like everything is changing, and fast! Your tiny little baby is actively changing into a toddler. With their own opinions and desires, their personalities

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Trying to get your body back after pregnancy isn't all it's cracked up to be! Learn the importance of your own body image for your health, as well as it's effect on your child's body image. Get actionable tips on how to create a supportive environment for your entire family, and instill body positivity in your kids. #bodypositive #nodiet #postpartumbody

How Your Postpartum Body Affects Your Child

  • September 7, 2018

My Postpartum Body Reality CheckAbout a week after I gave birth to my daughter I was standing in line to use the restroom at our local food co-op. It was our first real adventure out of the house, and

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The Best Plastic-Free Products for Babies and Kids

  • August 31, 2018

Plastics, as well as plastic-free products, have been in the news lately. Why is that, you ask? A few weeks ago, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), released a statement addressing chemicals and

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The healthiest bread for babies can be complicated and confusing! Do you know how to choose bread that is safe for baby? Get recommendations from a dietitian by clicking through. Be confident in what you're feeding your baby! #babyledweaning #babynutrition #breadforbabies

The Best Bread for Babies

  • August 24, 2018

One of the best tricks for feeding your newly-eating baby is to pretty much put everything on bread. Hummus, nut butters, yogurt and cottage cheese, it all works. Even things that you would never eat yourself?

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How to Keep Your Baby from Choking

  • August 17, 2018

When most people look at a baby that is gagging, they get incredibly anxious. I can't tell you how many times parents who want to start with baby led weaning tell me they can't because they're afraid of

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