Baby-led weaning is a (messy) approach to introducing solid foods that skips the spoon-fed purees and introduces babies to whole foods first. A pediatrician offers up tips for starting baby-led weaning.
Not sure how to start your baby on solids? Our expert offers 5 simple tips.
The debate continues on whether homemade baby food is better than commercially produced food. Most moms have been in on the conversation at some point, whether or not they still have a 6- to 9-month-old. “Both types of food have pros and cons,” says Mona Rifka, MD, pediatrician at Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital. Baby food … Read More
Tooth decay, without teeth? It can happen. That’s because (even though you can’t see them) your baby’s 20 primary teeth are present at birth. Todd Coy, DMD, Section Head of Dentistry at Cleveland Clinic, recommends four healthy habits to avoid what he calls “baby bottle tooth decay”: 1. Wipe off baby’s gums While a baby’s … Read More
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When is your baby ready for solids? Our expert explains when the time is right.