New Parent Eating

MORE First Foods

In addition to the standard parade of fruits and vegetables, consider the following ideas.  Keep in mind that foods like olive oil are healthy and add flavor.

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Finger Foods

A list of foods for little fingers to experiment with and eat.

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Food Strike

Responses to a call for help for a 6 month old on a food strike.

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Introducing Solids

A PSP thread on introducing solids.

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Refusing Solid Foods

Suggestions for 11 month old who won't eat solids...

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Food Allergy Resources

Do you find yourself hyperventilating at even the work peanut (or gluten, dairy, etc).  Here is a round up of the folks out there who can help!

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Baby Led Weaning: An Overview

"There's no rule that says that baby's first foods need to be avocados, bananas, and butternut squash. Literally, everything is on the table - and the more variety, the better," says Lesley Duvall. Here, Duvall explains what Baby-led Weaning (BLW) is and how do you make it happen. Explanations and guidance is here!

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2-year-old difficulty gaining weight

A PSP member writes: "Our daughter is just over two years old and has had issues gaining weight for the last six months. She has always been around 5th percentile in weight but since her 1.5 year check up it has been off the chart, as in her weight is too low to determine the percentile..."

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Hot Weather Food Strike

"I got a great responses to my question about good foods for a hot weather food strike," shares a PSP member. "Some won't work for my pasta-hating, cheese-rejecting vegetarians, but I got several requests to post to list and I've included all responses below, from Mom to Two who subsist on breakfast and air..."

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