Let your baby take control of their eating habits and create a healthy relationship with food!
Your baby's relationship with food starts with her first bite. Set your child up for lifetime of healthy, adventurous eating by letting her lead the way.
Baby self-feeding puts your child in the driver's seat, helping to establish a positive relationship with what's on his plate. This book helps you encourage a confident and healthy eater at an early age, featuring:
Valuable self-regulatory skills
Mindful eating strategies
25 baby-tested and approved functional food recipes
Smart-start purees and healthy finger foods, and how to introduce them
Ways to avoid picky eating
Methods for avoiding food allergies and reducing choking hazards
Mess-free tips for dining out
Baby Self-Feeding offers practical solutions, step-by-step ways to transition your baby to early solid foods and smart-start purees. Homemade baby foods avoid the excess sugar, sodium, dyes, and fillers found in commercial products - plus, they're easy to make even if you are short on time. Let your baby learn to eat at her own pace with Baby Self-Feeding.
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 235 x 191 x 18 mm
"What a fun read! This adorable, thorough guide leaves no dish un-turned. It's ideal for first-time parents, or for the seasoned mom or dad who finds themselves with a challenging eater. It's also a great reminder that modeling great food habits is an important part of parenting."* Abigail Tuller, editor at large, Pregnancy magazine *
"Baby Self-Feeding features research and recommendations that are sure to help your child become a healthy eater for life! This book addresses common practical issues such as introducing first foods and choosing feeding accessories such as high chairs, mixed in with nutritional information and health concerns, including allergies and choking prevention. It is a great resource for your baby's formative feeding years!"* Jennifer Shu, M.D., pediatrician, mom, and co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn *
"As both a mother and a pediatrician, I see firsthand how early experiences with food can set the stage for a healthy, happy lifetime of eating. Baby Self-Feeding beautifully illustrates how to ensure that a baby's first feeding experience is not only nutritious but also enjoyable."* Nimali Fernando, M.D., M.P.H., author of Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater *