Make Your Own Baby Food
Making your own homemade baby food will ensure that what your child is eating is fresh, nutritious and free of additives. By making your own baby food, you'll be saving money. Also, you will have total control over what is put into your baby's food. You can therefore take the extra steps to ensure that only high quality foods are selected and used. You will be able to feed your baby according to his or her needs because you will know what foods are best suited for your baby from experience.
Make Your Own Frozen Baby Food
With our twin boys getting ready to start solid food, I have been reading about making and freezing my own baby food. It is very easy! You can make up large quantities of baby meals and freeze them for later use.
Soy Milk Alternatives
Maybe you’re a vegetarian who’s decided to go vegan, or perhaps you’ve just opted to give up drinking cow’s milk. Either way, there’s a good chance you’ve reached for a carton of soy milk to replace the dairy.
And the closer to 6 months the better, especially if you are breastfeeding. Your baby's body in its first few months was designed to digest breast milk or something similar to it. And calorie for calorie, no solid food has the nutritional quality of breast milk or formula for your young baby.
Foods and Supplements for the Nursing Baby
Breast milk is the only food your baby needs until about six months of age. There is no advantage to adding other sorts of foods or milks to breast milk before about six months, except under unusual circumstances.
I think that my 9-month old granddaughter needs more solid foods, and my daughter insists that babies cannot digest food this early. Will more solids help my granddaughter sleep through the night?
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