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Toddlers

Snack Attack: How to Promote Healthy Snacking

In today’s episode, we discuss the wonderful world of snacks. How to encourage nutritious snacks, foods to avoid and how to prep snacks to allow for healthy food on the go.

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Toddlers

Pediatric Growth Curves

Discussion about importance of pediatric growth curves

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Toddlers

Baby-led weaning--What’s the hype?

Baby led weaning is a complementary feeding approach that allows infants to self-feed a variety of table foods

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Toddlers

The Egg Episode

Children like to eat eggs, but are they healthy? We discuss cholesterol concerns, the nutritional value of eggs, how they can best fit into your child’s diet.

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Babies

Basics of Breastfeeding (Part 2)

Breastfeeding is mutually beneficial for both moms and children. Despite its known benefits, many women struggle with initiating and maintaining breastfeeding. In this 2-part series we chat with Dr. Hoyt-Austin.

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Babies

Basics of Breastfeeding (Part 1)

Breastfeeding is mutually beneficial for both moms and children. Despite its known benefits, many women struggle with initiating and maintaining breastfeeding. In this 2-part series we chat with Dr. Hoyt-Austin.

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Food and Nutrition

Artificial Sweeteners: Risky or Beneficial?

Artificial sweeteners (sugar substitutes or non-nutritive sweeteners) are in so many food products these days, and children may be exposed to them in a variety of processed foods.

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Food and Nutrition

Children Really Can Love To Eat Their Veggies

So your school-age child just won't eat any vegetables. No broccoli, no carrots, no squash, no, no, no, no, that's all you ever hear.

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Food and Nutrition

Picky Eater Parenting

Toddlers and preschoolers often go through a picky eating phase. Although most children grow out of it, picky eating may be associated with adverse consequences for children’s health.

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