Baby Food Cookbook for First-Time Parents: Everything You Need to Know to Create a Healthy Start (Paperback)

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Baby Food Cookbook for First-Time Parents: Everything You Need to Know to Create a Healthy Start (Paperback)

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The complete baby food book for new parents

Feeding a baby solids for the first time can feel daunting. Are they ready? What foods are best to start? How much do babies even need to eat? Baby Food Cookbook for First-Time Parents answers all these questions and more, so new parents can be sure that their little one is getting the nutrition they need at every stage.

  • Everything you need—This baby food cookbook is jam-packed with expert advice for introducing babies to solid food through their first year, as well as 75 easy recipes to make your own baby food at home.
  • Meals for each milestone—Find feeding guidance that takes you from 4 to 12 months, starting with purees and progressing all the way up to finger foods.
  • Allergens and food safety—Be prepared with a baby food cookbook that teaches you how to safely introduce allergens, store baby food, and more.
  • For every family—This baby food recipe book includes options for both traditional baby food and baby-led feeding, walking parents through the right foods to offer and tips for successful, happy mealtimes.

Ease the transition to solid foods for babies and parents alike with Baby Food Cookbook for First-Time Parents.

ALEX TURNBULL is a registered dietitian, top 20 nutrition influencer, founder of The Family Nutritionist—and most importantly, a mom. She combines a research-based approach with real-world experience as a parent to help educate caregivers on how to safely introduce babies to solid foods.

Product Details ISBN: 9781648769351
ISBN-10: 1648769357
Publisher: Callisto
Publication Date: May 25th, 2021
Pages: 144
Language: English

“A must-have resource for new moms who want to overcome the overwhelm and uncertainty of starting solids. A realistic and approachable style to feeding little ones, coupled with nutrition expertise and easy recipes. I'm excited to have this guide as a resource to recommend for new parents!” —Marissa McCormick, MS, RD, owner @nutrition4moms



The Baby Food Cookbook for First-Time Parents is an incredible resource for any parent with an infant or toddler who has wondered what they should be feeding their child. As a child psychologist who specializes in reading and ‘translating’ scientific research for parents, I often get questions about introducing solids and nutrition—and this book provides an evidence-based overview of developmental milestones in infant feeding, signs of readiness for solids, introducing allergens, and baby-led weaning. As a mother of three, I found the recipes to be easy to prepare, yet nutritious and appetizing to my baby (and my very picky toddlers!). I would highly recommend this book to any parent who needs guidance in introducing an infant to solid foods or simply needs recipe ideas for an infant or toddler!” —Dr. Cara Damiano Goodwin, PhD, licensed psychologist and founder of Parenting Translator



“Parents now are inundated with information about the best way to feed their children, leaving many feeling overwhelmed and unsure. Alex's book provides balanced, practical guidelines along with delicious, simple recipes. This is a great resource to empower parents as they begin feeding their little ones.” —Jenna Elgin, PhD, cofounder of Helping Families Thrive, and mom of 3