Feeding Babies and Toddlers
Here I'll be sharing my best tips for feeding your babies AND toddlers! Anything that applies to both age groups will be found here, get some quick answers and…
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As a pediatric dietitian, I’ve seen my fair share of challenges when it comes to feeding toddlers. Without a doubt, the division of responsibility is always my first recommendation. That needs to be in place before any other strategies can work for managing or preventing picky eating behaviour. Find out what it is, here!
Managing picky eating can be very challenging and stressful for parents. And having caregivers or grandparents that don’t follow the guidelines you’ve set for feeding can only exacerbate your concerns. To be clear - we love and appreciate their support and child care, but when it comes to picky eating we often want all hands on deck! Click through to find out if we really need to worry, and when we may need to step in.
Listen to me speak with a parent who’s concerned about the length of time that meals are taking for her baby to eat. They’re concerned about balancing the length of time for the meal with their baby’s hunger and fullness cues, and are unsure about how long it should take a baby to eat. Click through to hear how I respond as a pediatric dietitian!
The best recipe for a quick baby led weaning breakfast for your little eater! Click through to get your copy and test out these delicious oatmeal fingers for babies. They’re also great as snacks, are an easy way to expose your baby or picky toddler to new flavours and ingredients, and are an excellent snack or meal for on-the-go this summer! #blwbreakfast #healthytoddlersnacks
Starting solids using the traditional purée feeding approach has many benefits, but it also can be easy to get stuck on this texture. If that sounds like you, click through to learn more about my free Texture Timeline™ Challenge, where I walk you through, step-by-step, how to move your baby on from purées so they can begin eating finger foods too. #pureestosolids #babyledweaningfirstfoods
Click through to get your copy of my free guide with brand recommendations for buying protein powder for kids! All are pediatric dietitian approved, and have been assessed based on the type of protein they provide and whether there are any ingredients in them that I’d avoid for toddlers. #proteinpowdertoddlers #safeproteinpowderkids
Click through to get all the information you need to know about offering protein powders to your toddler - all backed by research! I know many parents want to know if they can add some protein powder to their toddler’s smoothie for an added nutritional boost, so please make sure you read this to find out which are most recommended, what to look for and what to avoid. #proteinfortoddlers #proteinpowderkids #safeproteinpowderkids
CLICK to see the full list of ten healthy toast toppings for babies and toddlers! You’ll want to keep these ideas around for when you become stuck in a food rut of serving the same things over and over, so be sure to save this too. All ten toast toppings are safe for babies and toddlers, pediatric dietitian approved, and provide a nutritional boost to your baby or toddler’s diet.
Test out this delicious popsicle recipe for a healthy snack option in this summer heat! These are both toddler and dietitian approved! Super simple to make, and so refreshing throughout summer, or to soothe a sore throat if you’re dealing with a sick toddler or older child. Save the recipe to keep for later too!
Never feel scared about what to do, or struggle with what to feed your baby, again! Get everything you need to successfully start solids with your baby - all in one place. Everything is backed by research, and was created by a pediatric dietitian and feeding expert - so you know the info is up-to-date and offers you the best advice, tips, and tricks. Click through to learn more now! #onlinecoursebaby #startingsolidscourse
Click through to get a complete list of brands to look for for the best bread for your baby! Toast is a wonderful first food for baby led weaning, so knowing which bread to buy - and what to look for on the nutrition label - will be so helpful. Find out everything you need to know, now. #breadforbabies #babyledweaningbread
Developed by a Pediatric Dietitian and Feeding Expert, this course will teach you everything you need to know to handle mealtimes with your toddler. Whether you’re looking to prevent, or manage, picky eating - this course can help you! Click through for more details on what you can expect. #dietitian #childnutrition #pickyeaterhelp
Find out which foods a pediatric dietitian would recommend to parents looking to start baby led weaning with their baby! These foods are sources of iron (so important for babies), and they’re a great beginner texture for babies just starting out. Find out the complete list now and be ready to start solids with your baby. #babyledweaningfirstfoods #babyledfeedingfoods
Buy the online course now to eliminate all the stress of feeding a toddler or picky eater. No more pressuring, bribing, or catering so your toddler eats. Sit down to family meals without feeling that stress about how much your toddler is eating. Click through for more details and to get instant access to the online course developed by a pediatric dietitian and feeding expert.
Click through to see the complete list of healthy toast topping ideas from a pediatric dietitian. Switch up your baby or toddler’s next meal or snack by subbing in a healthy toast topping from our list - and give them an added nutrition boost while you’re at it! For full details on each topping, plus added tips on serving toast to babies and toddlers, click through for the blog.
Click through to learn more about My Little Eater’s online courses! Buy the Baby Led Feeding and Feeding Toddlers courses together in The Feeding Bundle and save. Learn all about starting solids so you can begin this journey with confidence and enjoy this new milestone while stressing less. Then move on to get the knowledge you need to prevent or manage picky eating in toddlerhood and beyond! #pickyeaterhelp #babyledfeedingtips #mylittleeater