Rice Cereal Allergy in Babies – Can babies be allergic to rice cereal

By | 2017-06-06T12:45:21+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Allergies, Cereals, grains|Tags: |

Could my baby be allergic to Rice/Rice cereal? It seems like she had a reaction to it! Rice in particular is not a known “high” allergen in the US and most Western Countries and this is why it is typically recommended as an infant’s first food (in the US that is). If there is a rice allergy, [...]

Day 30 – Dairy Infographic, When to introduce milk and dairy products – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-30T15:13:17+00:00 January 30th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 6 months, 8 months, Allergies, Dairy, Forbidden Foods, Info-Graphics, Solids and Weaning, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, yogurt|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

"No dairy until baby is 12 months old" is the ominous proclamation made by many pediatricians.  Sadly, many pediatricians neglect to tell parents that there is a big difference between offering babies yogurt (dairy) and letting babies drink milk prior to the age of 12 months. Cooking with a bit of milk is ok and offering [...]

Poaching Eggs – Fast, Yummy & Full of Protein and Iron!

By | 2013-08-04T20:59:47+00:00 August 4th, 2013|Categories: 8 months, Allergies, eggs, Finger Foods|Tags: , , , , , |

Eggs are a truly amazing source of protein and even calcium.   One whole egg, white & yolk, contains 26 mg of calcium and 6 grams of protein.  The little egg is big on nutrition.  For babies and toddlers, eggs can be a fast and simple way to pack in some calcium and protein.  Eggs can be [...]

Baby’s Fresh Taste of Summer Puree

By | 2012-07-20T15:31:05+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Categories: 8 months, Allergies, Breakfast, Cereals, Finger Foods, Freezes Well, fruits, More Baby Food Recipes, Seasonal, smoothies, yogurt|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Summer and Fall are two seasons that are my favorites when it comes to foods for babies. These two seasons are complete opposites in terms of the foods (and the weather) that are brought to harvest every year. Each season offers a delicious bounty of colorful, nutritious and easy to prepare foods for babies, and the [...]

Baby Food Allergies – Parents are Wrong

By | 2008-01-31T08:55:20+00:00 January 31st, 2008|Categories: Allergies, Dangerous Food Items|

Today the BBC is reporting that parents who think their babies have a food allergy are "wrong".  More than 800 babies were monitored for three years, and more than a third of their parents, mainly mothers, said their child had a food intolerance.  But just 27 were allergic to any food at the age of three, [...]

Delaying Solids May Not Effect Atopic Allergies

By | 2008-01-19T18:39:13+00:00 January 19th, 2008|Categories: Allergies|

This publication in Pediatrics seems to suggest that delaying the introduction of "allergic" foods has little bearing on whether or not babies wind up with these alergies.  Very interesting! The Journal of Pediatrics - PEDIATRICS Vol. 121 No. 1 January 2008, pp. 183-191 (doi:10.1542/peds.2007-3022) - just released these findings in preliminary studies of delaying solid foods and [...]

Honey – On the “Least” Allergenic List?

By | 2008-01-19T10:43:25+00:00 January 19th, 2008|Categories: Allergies, Forbidden Foods|

From 13 January 2008 - Why is Honey on Your "Least" Allergenic List? Charlene wrote to us questioning the foods listed on our Allergy page. "I am wondering why you have honey on the list of least allergic foods? Honey can KILL babies" We wrote to Charlene to ask if she may have missed the paragraph [...]