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If you’re thinking about introducing liver to your baby, then you might be a little confused by some of the information you’ve read about it. On the one hand, many sources will tell you that liver is rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals… on the other hand, you probably recall being told NOT to eat liver whilst you were pregnant. So is it OK...

There are a few questions that we receive quite often about homemade cereal for babies. One of the most common is whether or not homemade cereal (as opposed to the commercial variety) is high enough in iron. Another is whether or not it’s considered safe to add cereal to baby’s night-time milk, in order to encourage him to sleep through the night. So...

The healthiest way to cook ANY vegetables for your baby is by steaming them, right? Well, not always! In the case of carrots, it’s may be better to BOIL your carrots than to steam them, as boiling actually INCREASES some of their nutrients, compared to steaming or sauteing them, which can cause a DECREASE! Research carried out in 2008 and published in the Journal...

Cottage cheese is an ingredient that pops up in quite a few of our recipes. Cottage cheese is creamy, with a relatively mild taste and its soft, easily manageable curds make it a GREAT food for helping baby transition from smooth purees to lumpier textures. If you’re not personally a fan of cottage cheese, it’s worth looking into for your baby as it’s...

Iron plays a very important role in infant nutrition and is probably the nutrient you hear the most about during baby’s first year. Adequate iron levels are essential for the healthy development and function of your baby’s brain. Iron is also needed to make hemoglobin, which helps keeps all the body’s cells supplied with oxygen. Full term healthy...