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Lynley courtesy Sunny Vickers Mothers' Stories

Alison Jones, Oxford, UK Photo: Lynley Vickers 10 Concepts: Starting Solids La Leche League is founded on a philosophy summarized in ten concept statements which all LLL Leaders hold dear. In a series of poems Alison puts her interpretation of our beliefs into verse. Here is the fifth. Concept five: For the healthy, full-term baby, breast milk is the only food necessary until the baby shows signs of needing solids, about...

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Lynley Vickers What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photo: Lynley Vickers Allergies and babies’ safety when starting solids are amongst parents’ most common concerns. Katja answers your commonly asked questions in the third part in our Starting Solids series. This series explored the many aspects of feeding your baby, from tasting first foods through the first year. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of...

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Emma and Lynley by Melissa Vickers What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photo: Emma and Lynley by Melissa Vickers The second part in our Starting Solids series. This series explores the many aspects of feeding your baby, from tasting first foods through the first year.  Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. Part two: How to offer first foods to your...

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Belle Verdiglione What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi, MS, RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada Photo: Belle Verdiglione The first in our Starting Solids series. Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. This series will explore the many aspects of feeding your baby, from first tastes through the first year.  When to start offering foods to your baby Ask most moms,...

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Starting Solids Features

Lisa Hassan Scott Photos: courtesy of mothers of La Leche League Wharfedale & Airedale, UK   Now that Aidan is about halfway through the middle of his first year, everyone’s thoughts start moving toward starting solids. People often ask, “Is he on solid food yet?” It’s an interesting sort of milestone, considered by many to be an exciting indication that your baby is developing, becoming a...

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