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  • Signs your baby is ready to start solids

  • Understanding the two feeding philosophies: Baby-Led Weaning versus Purees

  • How to setup for your baby's first feeding

  • Best first foods and how to feed a baby

  • Safety and introducing common food allergies

  • Baby nutrient and fluid needs

Description

Is your baby ready to start solid foods? There’s a lot of information out there and the transition can be tricky. Join Vanessa, a Registered Dietitian and pediatrics specialist, for an overview of everything you need to begin introducing solids to your baby. We’ll discuss how to know your baby is ready and review the two different feeding philosophies: Purées and Baby-Led Weaning. You’ll learn what foods to offer first for each approach, how to introduce foods with common allergies, and more.

Vanessa T.
Vanessa, Registered Dietitian

Vanessa is a Certified Pediatric Registered Dietitian. She focuses on infant nutrition including breastfeeding, allergies, GI conditions and more. She also works with premature infants, children and expectant/new mothers admitted to the hospital to optimize nutrition. She is passionate about helping families navigate the overwhelming amount of information out there.

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Signs Baby is Ready for Solids Preview Image
Signs Baby is Ready for Solids
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Setting up for Baby's First Feed
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Infant Daily Fluid Goals
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Top 8 Food Allergens
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Introducing High Risk Allergy Foods
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Foods to Avoid
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Timeline for Introducing High Risk Allergy Foods
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Common First Foods - Baby-Led Weaning
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Nutrition Guidelines for 8-12 Month Olds
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Infant Feeding Grasp Review
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