Baby Feeding & Nutrition
- Q How can I make sure that my baby gets enough vitamin D?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineVitamin D3 protects against infections, and it seems to be one of the nutrients lacking in breast milk. You can make sure that your baby gets adequate amounts by giving her 1 milligram daily of a liquid baby multivitamin like Poly-Vi-Sol up to age two,... Full Answer
- Q How do I make baby food?
Cheryl Tallman, Nutrition & DieteticsHere are the four basic steps to making baby food: Step 1: Start with fresh fruits or vegetables. Depending on the type of food, you will need to wash, chop, and peel the fruits and vegetables. If you are using frozen produce, simply open the... Full Answer
- Q What foods should I avoid giving my baby?
Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann, PediatricsAvoid giving your baby the following: Honey: Never give a baby younger than 1 year honey because of the risk of infant botulism, a deadly disease. Babies, unlike older children and adults, don’t have the ability to fight the botulinum toxin... Full Answer