Nutrients Archives - Baby Led Weaning + Toddler Nutrition

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Cheese is salty! See a list of low sodium cheeses that are good choices for babies and their low sodium needs. While all cheese can have some benefits for kids, there really are some that are the best cheese for babies!

The Best Cheese for Babies

  • August 9, 2019

Cheese! It’s one of those ubiquitous foods that most of us eat. I’d even go so far as to say it’s a lot of our favorite foods! But did you know that most cheeses aren’t actually great for babies?

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One of the most important nutrients during pregnancy and breastfeeding is Omega 3's. They can help with baby brain, eye, and communication development! But can you get all the benefits from the supplements instead of the food sources? #pregnancynutrition #whattoeatinpregnancy #babynutrition #foodsforbreastfeeding

Do you or your baby need Omega 3 supplements?

  • August 3, 2018

When you're pregnant or breastfeeding, there are a million recommendations for what you should be taking as far as supplements go! If you're lucky, you can find a prenatal vitamin that has everything you

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Should you be giving your baby water? There are lots of anecdotal recommendations out there. Click through to find out the official recommendations to help you make the best decision for your baby. #babynutrition #blw #babyledweaning #drinksforbaby

When Can You Give A Baby Water?

  • June 22, 2018

Ever wonder when you should be giving your baby water? Read on for the latest recommendations! Watch this video for a quick rundown of what you need to know!The Official RecommendationWhile there are

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You have likely heard you should be careful about how much salt is in your baby's food. Click through for the specific recommendations to help you determine how much is too much! #babyfood #healthybabyfood #blw #babyledweaning

Is Salt in Baby Food Okay?

  • May 17, 2018

As a parent of a newly-eating baby, you are likely aware of the salt in baby food that you serve. Most parents know that they should be cautious of how much salt they serve. But just how much is too much?

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Are you concerned about when and how to give your children peanuts? Or maybe eggs? Do you hear different recommendations from friends and family members? Here are the most recent expert recommendations on your best chance to prevent food allergies in your kids. #foodallergies #peanuts #babynutrition

How to Prevent Food Allergies in Children

  • April 11, 2018

Food allergies in children have always been a hot topic. Up until recently, the recommendation was to only give allergenic foods, like peanuts, to kids once they were a few years old. That recommendation

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Iron status and anemia can be a great source of concern for parents of children of all ages. Here is a list of iron-rich foods for toddlers and babies, including vegetarian and animal sources. It can be used for kids of all ages and parents as well! #babynutrition #nutritionforkids #infantnutrition

Iron-Rich Foods for Toddlers and Babies

  • March 21, 2018

A frequent question I hear from parents is what is the best source of iron for toddlers and babies. In the first years of life it can be very important to provide many different iron-rich foods for toddlers

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Probiotics for Kids and Probiotics for Baby. Are they necessary? Do you need to give supplements? Can you get them from food? What are the best sources? All your questions answered here!

Hot Topics in Nutrition: Probiotics for Kids

  • March 14, 2018

Probiotics for kids: are they necessary? I’m taking a look at the research this week to let you know the latest science and recommendations out there!SaveBear with me as I go in depth with the research.

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