At last it seems that concerns over BPA are being taken seriously by those in a position to ban its use. The Government of Canada has announced today that it will be completing a ‘risk assessment’ of bisphenol A (BPA) and embarking upon a 60 day public comment period (effective tomorrow) on whether polycarbonated baby bottles containing BPA should be banned from sale. BPA, a chemical used in many plastics, has been linked to a variety of health problems, including cancer, diabetes, obesity, hyperactivity and learning difficulties. A...

Do you automatically assume that any fruit or vegetable you prepare for your baby HAS to be cooked? If so, then you’re not alone. But whilst cooking produce has some advantages (it reduces the allergenicity of certain fruits and vegetables, for example), it isn’t always necessary. When you consider that the cooking process usually contributes to some degree of nutrient loss, it makes sense to serve raw fruits and veggies to your baby where possible. Read more on our new page about the pros and cons of cooking fruits and vegetables...

The ingredients used to make ‘grown up’ cheesecakes are not ideal for baby – but our Itty Bitty Cheesecakes are just perfect! They’re nice and soft and make a fabulous finger food for independent little diners who like to feed themselves! Here’s what you’ll need… 1oz (1/8 cup) baby’s favourite fruit puree (we like...

Posted on Apr 17 2008 - 2:49pm by Christine
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We love receiving YOUR baby food recipe ideas – that’s why we award a $20 Amazon (or local equivalent) to the sender of our favourite recipe each month! We’ve had so many excellent ideas sent to us in the past that we now have five pages on our site packed with recipes from other Moms… Baby food ideas from last month’s winners Baby breakfast recipes Baby dinner recipes Finger foods for baby Baby dessert recipes As you’ll see, these recipes range from simple meals with few ingredients to more sophisticated...

Western Rider Push Toys are being recalled because surface paints used on the toy’s glove, shirt and pants are too high in lead. The push toy (pictured below) is a plastic horse with a rider and a 20-inch long pole/handle. The horse comes in a variety of colours and the rider has a green shirt and red pants. These toys were sold for between $2.50 and $3 from...