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Baby Bites
     

Baby Bites

by Bridget Swinney
 

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Bridget Swinney tells parents everything they need to know about feeding babies and toddlers all in one book. This nutritional guide and recipe book includes information on breastfeeding, formula-feeding, purees, and table foods. Baby Bites is the most comprehensive baby nutritional book on the market, delivering practical nutrition tips and great recipes

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Bridget Swinney tells parents everything they need to know about feeding babies and toddlers all in one book. This nutritional guide and recipe book includes information on breastfeeding, formula-feeding, purees, and table foods. Baby Bites is the most comprehensive baby nutritional book on the market, delivering practical nutrition tips and great recipes just like Swinney’s two previous books, Eating Expectantly and Healthy Food for Healthy Kids.

Finally, it's all in one book! Parents used to need an entire bookshelf to feed one baby and now everything you need to know about feeding your infant and toddler is available in one book. This unique book — part nutritional guide, part recipe book — helps parents understand their baby's nutritional needs and prepare tasty food that encourages healthy eating habits. This helpful guide includes:

-Detailed information on both breastfeeding and formula-feeding
-A chapter explaining how a baby's digestion works, including tips for dealing with digestive challenges like illness, allergies, intolerances, and reflux
-Steps parents can take to keep their baby's food safe
-Tips to help caregivers maintain baby's healthy diet when parents return to work
-"Nutrition 101" for parents — everything they need to know about a baby's nutritional needs
-Advice on starting solid foods, including recognizing readiness, introducing new foods and textures, and keeping mealtimes positive
-How to make your own baby food
-Comprehensive information and advice organized by stages of a baby's development
-Nutrition and feeding strategies for parents
-Recipe ideas for finger and table foods your toddler will love

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Baby Bites should be every parent's childhood nutrition manual. It's chock full of information and practical tips, from breastfeeding to sneaky ways to get toddlers to eat vegtables. Healthy eating habits start in infancy—start reading it now!" —Ari Brown, MD, FAAP, pediatrition, mom, and coauthor of Baby 411 and Toddler 411

"As a pediatrician and childhood obesity prevention advocate, I applaud Bridget Swinney's comprehensive, practical, and well-organized approach to how we feed our babies in the first few years of life." —Barbara W. Huggins, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texax Health Science Center at Tyler

"Easy to read and authoritative, Baby Bites gives parents all the tools they need to start their little ones on the path to healthy eating." —Ellie Krieger, MS, RD, host of Food Network's Healthy Appetite and author of Small Changes, Big Results (Clarkson Potter)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684040035
Publisher:
Meadowbrook
Publication date:
07/10/2007
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Bridget Swinney has a master of science degree in nutrition and is a registered dietitian. She has appeared on “The Today Show,” the TV Food Network, and “Fox on Family.” She is the author of Eating Expectantly and Healthy Food for Healthy Kids, has written for American Baby Magazine, and serves as an expert advisor on iParenting.com and babycenter.com. She lives in Texas, with her husband and two children. .

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