As a parent with a first child, numerous situations arise which may be frightening, exhilarating or overwhelming. Giving birth is all three. The first smile is exhilarating! Food introduction is flat out overwhelming.
You thought beginning to breastfeed was going to be a snap – ha – it had its issues as well; but now you've made yourself into a champion breastfeeding mom or a helpful breastfeeding assistant (we must assume that dads are reading this as well – as a dad is typing this). Food introduction is a similar hurdle – albeit a longer one with a much longer learning curve and requires a significant amount of patience.
There are many questions and thoughts about food introduction that must have popped into your mind the last few months – one frequently asked question is: When do I begin to introduce foods? That's a good start – and starting simple is key.
Before we begin talking about food introduction for baby, I must bring up the important point about introducing a healthy p...Read More