The Complete Guide to Baby Self-Feeding

Solid Food Solutions to Create Lifelong, Healthy Eating Habits

Nancy Ripton and Melanie Potock
AUD $29.99

Let your baby take control of their eating habits and create a healthy relationship with food!

Picky eating is a huge stress to parents. What if you could help negate overly choosey eaters from the day you introduce food? Baby self-feeding puts your child in the driver's seat from the moment food is introduced, helping to establish a positive relationship from day one and creating a willingness to try new things!

Complete Guide to Baby-Self Feeding offers practical solutions, step-by-step ways to implement self-feeding and 25 simple recipes your baby will love! These homemade solutions and recipes avoid the excess sugar, sodium, dyes, and fillers found in commercial products while introducing babies to real food. Tips on how to transition your baby to solid food are provided, as well as information on common concerns about gagging and choking. And don't worry about dining out! Easy solutions are offered for keeping babies clean while out to eat.

Author bio:

In her pre-baby life, Nancy Ripton was the editor-in-chief of Oxygen and Glow magazines. In addition to her journalism background and degree from Ryerson University, she has a passion for health, fitness and nutrition. Nancy is a former personal trainer and group fitness program director.Nancy has been an editor and writer for two decades and has a large network of editors in magazines, newspapers and online. The work-at-home mom now balances parenting her sons Bode and Beckett and daughter Stella with managing and freelance writing. Her clients include: Canadian Living (in which she is the contributing health editor), More (contributing fitness editor), Glamour, Self, Cooking Light, Men's Fitness, Today's Parent, Chatelaine, Canadian Family, Pregnancy, Fit Pregnancy, and various others. She is currently editor of Viva magazine - a balanced health publication.Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP is a pediatric feeding specialist and certified speech language pathologist. Her practice focuses on the family and teaching the fundamentals of parenting in the kitchen. Melanie has over 15 years of experience helping babies, children and teens learn to eat a variety of healthy foods. The spectrum of kids on her caseload includes children with significant medical issues to the garden-variety picky eater. Melanie's extensive knowledge of how children learn the developmental process known as feeding and her joyful approach in supporting the whole family on their feeding journey is the perfect combination and leads to happier, healthier mealtimes for everyone.In 2010, Melanie founded My Munch Bug, LLC to serve as the platform for her international speaking tour. She wrote and self-published Happy Mealtimes with Happy Kids and a children's music CD that celebrates the joy of food, the award-winning Dancing in the Kitchen! In 2013, Melanie teamed with pediatrician Dr. Nimali Fernando to create a unique preschool curriculum entitled Doctor Yum's Preschool Food Adventure! The interactive curriculum was designed to introduce preschoolers and parents to the joy of eating fruits and vegetables; currently over 300 young children participate in the program.

Category: Pregnancy, birth & baby care
ISBN: 9781592337224
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Fair Winds Press
Series: Holistic Baby
Pub Date: July 2016
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Pregnancy, birth & baby care