New Baby Food Recommendations

New Recommendations from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology With the rising prevalence of atopic disease (or diseases that pertain to allergies), primary prevention may play a role in reducing its incidence, especially in high risk infants. The Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee of the AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) […]

Are You Feeding Your Little One Solids Too Soon?

When did you introduce solids to your Little One? About 90 percent of parents are starting their babies on solids too soon, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. They recommend babies only feed on breast milk or formula until they’re 6 months old, but about 40 percent of parents start feeding solids before the […]

Ask Dr. JJ: Cake

Jessica P.: I was wondering about giving my child birthday cake on his birthday. He doesn’t really seem to like the next stage of food, the ones with more texture, so I’m not sure he would even eat the cake. Is this okay? Any suggestions on what kind to make?   Dr. JJ: Why not […]

Feeding Frenzy

Charlene: I have a 5 month old baby boy and he has acid reflux. We started to try him on foods. He also deals with night terrors. When we tried the sweet potatoes, the night terrors got worse and he would be screaming and night terrors lasted longer. Our doctor told us to stop it so we […]

Dr. JJ: Transitioning to Solids

Anne: I’m currently nursing my 4-month old infant and want to make preparations for him when he becomes interested in solid foods. How do I continue nursing and incorporate purees into his feedings? I know I have to mix my milk with the puree, but I don’t want have to pump out the milk because […]

Intro to High-Allergen Foods: Separating Help From Hype in Your Child’s Diet

It’s hard to go a month without spying something in the news about food allergies. Headlines declare that they are on the rise one week and that they don’t actually exist the next. While increased awareness is a good thing, it’s hard to separate the good information from the bad. This confusion seems to have […]

Spinach Basil Pesto

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Ask the Doc: Introducing Solids

Q: Why are there such discrepancies on information regarding feeding solids to babies? -Kristina B. A: Although several years ago it was thought that introducing solids later in a baby’s life might delay or prevent allergies, newer research has started to crumble that theory. Scientists noted that there were far fewer food allergies in cultures where […]

First Feeding

Every parent has issues. No matter how laid back he or she seems to be, there is always something. For example, my alpha friend Wendy won’t let anyone else put her daughter to sleep. My nail-biting friend Natalie kept the SIDS monitor on the crib until her son was two, and my earthy friend Sarah won’t […]