Congratulations on becoming a parent!
You must really love food if you are thinking about introducing solids now.
BabyFood101 has been created to help you introduce your baby to solid foods in a wholesome, healthy way. You will find information about first feedings, different foods to try, as well as anweekly e-mail course to help you encourage variety in your baby's diet.
Below is a detailed description of all the valuable sections inside BabyFood101:
Weekly E-mail Course
Sign up for BabyFood101's weekly e-mail course. Our e-mails are free of ads and we promise not to send you unsolicited e-mails. When you sign up for your e-mails you will receive:
- 2 age appropriate foods to introduce to your baby
- eating tips to help aid the liquid to solid transition
- how to prepare the baby food if you have the time or inclination to make it yourself
- organic or not? when SHOULD you spend the money
- are baby food jars available for this food?
- easy adult recipes for baby's fruit and vegetables
Check out an example of our weekly e-mails:
Week 19: Spinach and Ricotta Cheese
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Start your subscription around your baby's 6 month old birthday. Of course, you don't know when that is going to be so make a good guess.
First Feeding Q & A
First feeding frequently asked questions is a detailed discussion of when to start your baby on solids including signs to look for in your baby. Also, we include tips on how to make the first solid feedings be successful.
Foods to Avoid
In this section we outline the two major food issues in feeding a baby: choking and allergies. We define "chokable" foods and teach you how to prepare them to ensure safety. In addition, there are other miscellaneous concerns that we cover regarding specific foods and chemicals.
BabyFood101's food database is a searchable list of all the foods that you would introduce to your baby during his/her first 6 months. Included is a recipe for making baby food and for cooking an adult food
Let's Make Baby Food!
Here are some general tips on how to make baby food if you are interested in doing so. We advocate making food for yourself and then pureeing some for your little ones. This section teaches you how to store your fresh baby food as well as best practices on how to make it.
There are lots of choices when buying food. For example, eggs in the supermarket come in many different varieties such as: free-range, organic, omega-3 added, brown, etc. BabyFood101 defines these terms for you and helps you make informed choices for your baby and for yourself.
The information on this site is not a substitute for your pediatrician's advice.
As with any health concern, please consult your pediatrician regarding your specific child. BabyFood101 recognizes that there are many differing opinions on the subject matter we cover. This information is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice or for your own opinions. Please consult a doctor with any questions or concerns you might have regarding your or your child's condition.