Questions tagged [babyfood]

Baby food is any soft, easily consumed food, other than breastmilk or infant formula, that is made specifically for infants, roughly between the ages of six months and two years.

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Should I wake my infant to feed?

My two month old son is overweight according to our pediatrician (6.1kg/13.5 lb), and the pediatrician advised us to give him 4 ounces of milk every 2 hours in order to manage his weight. Sometimes,...
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What are some good food options for a one year-old?

My child is about 12 months old. He has been weaned from breastfeeding. As of right now, his weight is normal, but he will need to gain more weight eventually. Can I feed him milk, Boost or Horlicks? ...
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WIC - Why aren't all jars of baby food WIC approved?

I went to buy my son's (9 months) WIC baby food jars today. Only some were WIC approved despite they were all the same stage (3), price (.97), and brand (Beechnut). The only difference between them ...
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Is PediaSure okay for toddlers and if not how to get them off it?

For several reasons my daughter had to be weaned off breast milk when she was around 14 months. At that point she was not eating well and lost a lot of weight. One pediatrician recommended we give her ...
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Is it necessary to boil the water for baby formula in Switzerland?

It's a milk formula for a 9 month baby. Are there any scientific reasons requiring to boil the water before mixing in the formula's powder? The baby already drinks the tap water as it is healthy for ...
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Why grain/cereal mash + fruits for infants?

My wife just came up with a question so basic I have no answer for it: Why is it recommended to mix the typical grain/cereal mash an infant gets to eat with fruit? Basically the first solid food a ...
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Giving tea to infants

I read on the internet that giving tea to infants can cause iron absorption problems, the problem is our infant of 9 months loves tea , as we gave her a sip when she demanded it and now she wants it ...
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How to gain weight for one year infant [closed]

Are there any natural home made equivalent recipes for baby formula milk . Is it possible to make natural formula milk at home itself containing all nutrients found in breast milk? Also what other ...
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Best homemade nutritional babyfood for an infant in the 8 months to 1 year range?

Are there some instructions which help in making nutritive homemade baby food for infant in the 8 months to 1 year range? Also such a preparation should ideally be easy to store and feed the infant.