I hear from many parents concerned about protein for kids, and how much they really need. If they aren’t eating meat, do they need some form of protein powder? Should they be concerned? What are the actual protein needs for toddlers or babies?
The New Ways Nutrition Blog Archives
When it comes time to introduce solids to your baby, is the thought of your baby choking at the top of your list of worries? How to prevent choking and how to handle allergenic foods are consistently the most worried about topics I hear from parents. And choking tends to become an even bigger concern if you are planning to start baby led weaning!
When it comes to giving your baby finger foods, there are a handful of things to keep in mind. How to start finger foods, when to start offering them, and what to actually give your baby on their plate are all important things to keep in mind!
Have you heard that you shouldn’t feed your kids cereal? That cereal is bad for toddlers? I can’t tell you how many times I have heard from parents that they feel guilty giving their kids cereal for breakfast, or that they haven’t ever considered it because of all the stories out there and the shame around “easy” foods and shortcuts. But cereal is a great nutritious option that makes getting breakfast on the table easier, and is something that can definitely be served to kids, with a few pointers and caveats.
Baby food pouches are incredibly popular here in the US, and the flavors and options available seem to always be expanding. But what’s the deal with them? Should you avoid them like the plague, give them whenever your child is eating, or somewhere in between?
Learn about the increasingly popular way to introduce solid foods to your baby called Baby Led Weaning, or BLW, how to do it, and whether you can combine feeding methods and serve your baby pureed foods too.
When it comes to food allergies and how to prevent them, recommendations have changed drastically over the last several years. But just what does that mean for you?