Health

Baby steps head off a fussy eater

(HealthDay)—Getting kids to try new foods can become a daily showdown. One promising approach: expose babies early on to varied tastes and textures.

Pediatrics

Want to breastfeed? These five things will make it easier

More than 90 percent of Australian women start breastfeeding soon after the birth of their baby, but only 15 percent are exclusively breastfeeding at six months, despite national and international recommendations.

Health

Why vegan diets for babies come with significant risks

There are now more than 1m vegetarians and 500,000 vegans in the UK – and numbers are thought to be growing. While these people, identified through research commissioned by the Vegan Society, are over 15 years of age, the ...

Pediatrics

Giving your baby solid food early won't help them sleep better

New research claims that giving babies solid foods at just three months old will help them sleep. Though this may sound appealing to exhausted new parents, unfortunately there is a large gulf between the headlines and the ...

Pediatrics

Alarmed by arsenic in baby food? Try this easy fix

A slew of recent studies have found scary amounts of arsenic in baby food, frightening many new parents already stressed out by all-night feedings and endless diaper changes. In a world where environmental dangers seem to ...

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