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Let Your Child Eat! What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN Photo: Kelly Sijapati, Illinois, USA Most parents worry about how much their children eat. How do we take the pressure off and foster a healthy relationship with food?  Did you know that healthy babies are born with an innate ability to know how much food they need? Breastfeeding your baby, you have most likely learned to be aware of her needs, by being responsive, feeding her on...

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Living on Thin Air Mom to Mom

Photo: Nylan Tyrrell by Sterlin Swan   Mother’s situation: Living on thin air My daughter is 18 months, and though she’ll eat fruit and a few other foods, frequently a couple of days go by when she has eaten hardly any solid food. I am comfortable with her continued breastfeeding, and though she is petite, she is growing and energetic and our doctor says she’s healthy. Her...

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A Natural Weaning Mothers' Stories

Aravinda Pillalamarri, Mumbai, India & Harford County USA Photo: Ravi Kuchimanchi   It is over a year since my daughter last breastfed. She had a natural weaning over a period of about three months, as the gaps between nursings became longer and more frequent … and then I realized there was no longer a gap. She had stopped. One June day when I first noticed...

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