The Complete Idiot's Guide to Feeding Your Baby And Toddler

Front Cover
Penguin, Nov 1, 2005 - Family & Relationships - 336 pages
3 Reviews

Feed your children well - with more than 200 recipes.

With more than 200 recipes specifically created to wean babies from soft foods onto solid, adult, foods when they reach the toddler stage, this indispensable guide teaches parents what their children should be eating and how these foods should be prepared. Includes advice on health and nutritional considerations, such as how various foods affect brain development, how to ensure babies receive the right amount of food, eating solutions for children who won't eat vegetables, fruit, meat, or dairy, and much more.

-More than 200 recipes for babies and toddlers

-The latest information on baby and child nutrition

-How to prepare foods with the necessary vitamins and minerals for your baby or toddler

-A special section for parents wanting to raise vegetarians

-There were more than four million babies born in the U.S. in 2004

 

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - SelimaCat - LibraryThing

This book was well-padded with lots of fluff (how to make a grocery list, how to keep food safe), but very little practical information for a parent of an infant starting solid foods. The recipes were ... Read full review

Review: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Feeding your Baby and Toddler

User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

This book was well-padded with lots of fluff (how to make a grocery list, how to keep food safe), but very little practical information for a parent of an infant starting solid foods. The recipes were ... Read full review

Selected pages

Contents

Starting Solids
1
Feeding Your Baby From 4 to 6 Months
3
Baby Food Basics
13
Feeding Your Baby From 6 to 8 Montns
31
Feeding Your Baby From 8 to 12 Months
41
Feeding Your Toddler
47
Feeding Your Child From 12 to 18 Months
49
Feeding Your Child From 18 to 24 Months
57
Powerful Protein
93
Vital Vitamins and Mighty Minerals
99
Fluid Facts
109
Special Nutrition Concerns
117
Healthy Weight for Kids
119
Foiling Asthma and Allergies
125
Feeding Your Vegetarian Child
133
Lets Make a Meal
139

Feeding Your TwoYearOld
65
Nutrition Basics
73
Counting on Carbohydrates
75
Figuring Fat and Cholesterol
83
Supermarket Savvy
141
Kitchen Safety
159
Baby Lets Hit the Road
167
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

Elizabeth M. Ward, M.S, R.D., is a freelance writer and nutrition consultant in the Boston area. She is the author or co-author of, 'Healthy Foods, Healthy Kids'; 'Pregnancy Nutrition: Good Health for You and Your Baby', and the forthcoming, 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Feeding Your Baby and Toddler'. Ward writes for several publications, including, 'Prevention', 'Men's Fitness', 'Fit Pregnancy', 'American Baby', 'Boston Globe', 'Parents', and 'Parenting'.

Bibliographic information