Nutrition

Connect With Your Child When You Eat

Sitting around the table together can help you connect and build your relationship. • Family meals are the best way to connect at the end of the day. • Turn off all screens during meals to help your family connect. • Shopping for food and meal planning are also good times to connect. Some children… Continue reading Connect With Your Child When You Eat

Nutrition

Feeding Your Baby Solid Foods

Eating solid food is an important milestone for baby; it is one of your child’s first important skills Babies need only breast milk or formula for about the first six months. Babies do not need water, juice, or other liquids. Eating solid food is an important milestone for baby; it is one of child’s first… Continue reading Feeding Your Baby Solid Foods

Nutrition

The First Choice: Breast or Bottle?

Always keeping in mind that a mother’s breast milk is special and unique for her infant, but formula fed babies can thrive too! • Feeding your baby is about more than just eating, it is also about connecting • Breast milk protects baby from being sick • Working moms can breast feed by pumping their… Continue reading The First Choice: Breast or Bottle?

Nutrition

Your Child’s Stomach is the Size of Their Fist

Toddlers need two to three small snacks a day, along with three meals. • Use small toddler size cups, dishes and silverware to help them learn to feed themselves • Toddlers need two to three healthy snacks a day – make them part of the daily routine at home and at childcare • Snacks aren’t… Continue reading Your Child’s Stomach is the Size of Their Fist