The Power of Self-Feeding Skills: It’s more than just a mess!

    I'm embarrassed to admit it, but even just the mention of "self-feeding" makes me shudder. Given my background in child development and expertise in infant and toddler feeding, it's scandalous to say …

    All About Yogurt: An unexpectedly wonderful first food for baby

    In my client practice, where I work with parents to help them fit healthy cooking and family eating into their busy lives, I get tons of questions about which foods are the best to start solids. Hands…

    Embrace the Puree!

    In the scheme of things, making homemade baby food is simple business (and totally worth it!). Roast or steam, puree and freeze. No big deal, right? Well, as any busy parent knows, even the simplest t…

    Safely Introducing High-Allergen Foods: Deciding what’s right for your baby

    You can't go very long these days without seeing something about food allergies in the news. While increased awareness is a good thing, it's hard to tell the good information from the bad. The confusi…

    Starting Solids 101: A joyful start to your baby’s eating adventure

    Starting solids is one of the most fun?and most intimidating?milestones of baby's first year. With so much conflicting information about food safety and nutrition, constantly changing guidelines, and …

    Starting Solids: An Exciting Reason to Be Thankful
    Starting Solids: An Exciting Reason to Be Thankful

    Last Thanksgiving I announced a bold campaign, spearheaded by an amazing band of volunteers, to upgrade babies' first foods to real foods ? and babies' first grains to whole grains ? and to do this in…

    Ground Rice, Barley, Quinoa, or Millet Cereal for Baby Recipe
    Ground Rice, Barley, Quinoa, or Millet Cereal for Baby Recipe

    You can make your own baby cereal, like this millet cereal for baby, with rich whole grains as a great replacement for white rice baby cereals, and it's easy to make! See why Dr. Greene recommends br…

    Apples and Spice
    Apples and Spice and Everything Nice Recipe

    Layers of goodness make apples and spice and everything nice atasty baby food the whole family will enjoy. This baby food will teach your child how to love healthy flavors from a young age -- and you…

    Comfort Curry Babyfood Recipe
    Comfort Curry Babyfood Recipe

    Combining carrots with curry babyfood not only tastes great, but the wonderful orange color is very appealing. This combination of spices is a great way to introduce complex flavors that your little o…

    Green Beans, Broccoli, Kale, and Banana Blend Baby Food Recipe
    Green Beans, Broccoli, Kale, and Banana Blend Baby Food Recipe

    This is a super-power-packed dish! Kale is full of vitamins K, A, and C. Combine this with broccoli, green beans, and the sweet taste of banana, and you have an instant winner! Note: This is a great r…

    Go Gourmet Baby!
    Go Gourmet Baby!

    Studies are revealing that children who are fed diets of bland, tasteless food are more likely to have issues with weight. Unlike the jarred foods, homemade baby food is full of delicious fresh, whole…

    Eggs, Fish, Milk, Nuts, and Peanuts for Babies?!
    Eggs, Fish, Milk, Nuts, and Peanuts for Babies?!

    Get ready for some surprising recommendations. Eczema, asthma, and food allergies are all on the rise in children, each having more than doubled in the last several decades. This rapid increase has le…

    Dr. Greene’s Organic Rx — Item #4

    #4 Organic Baby Foods Picture a treasured, pristine newborn, just beginning the voyage of life. Imagine a baby who hasn't yet picked up the habits or tastes you wish you never had. Let it sink in - th…

    Infant Botulism
    Infant Botulism: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Introduction to infant botulism: Sometimes constipation and slow feeding are the only symptoms of infant botulism, a disease that is sometimes caused by honey. What is infant botulism? The honey story…