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Simple Millet Cereal for Babies

Simple Millet Cereal for Babies

Growing up, I loved hearty, stick-to-your-bones food. I was lucky: my mom exposed me to whole grains. I enjoyed steaming bowls of oatmeal for breakfast, brown and wild rice, mushroom barley soup, bulgur in tabbouleh and especially my grandma’s kasha ...
Baby Pancakes

Baby Pancakes

Patty-cake, patty-cake, baker’s man. Make your baby pancakes as fast as you can! This easy and nutritious recipe is perfect for older babies who’ve moved on from purees to table food, with mild spices that will broaden your baby’s d ...
5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

5 Healthy Alternatives to Rice Cereal

Iron-fortified rice cereal has been the recommended “baby’s first food” for decades. It can be introduced as an extremely liquefied paste, making it an easy transition from breastmilk or formula, and then thickened as baby develops. It’s also seen as ...
3 Great New Baby Cereals

3 Great New Baby Cereals

Fortified infant cereal is usually the first solid food babies try, and boy does that white gruel look boring! Your baby’s scowl as you spoon that stuff into her mouth makes for hilarious photography–but also a frustrating feeding time. But don ...
Choosing a Formula

Choosing a Formula

Many moms don’t think about infant formula at all when they’re pregnant, because they intend to breastfeed””as every pediatrician and parenting book on the planet will tell you, “breast is best.” But if for whatever rea ...