How to Buy Baby Food on a Budget
Baby has to eat! Give your cutie plenty of baby food choices while maintaining your budget with these tips.
How to Buy Baby Formula on a Budget
To prevent Baby from eating through all of your money, be smart about your spending on baby formula. Here are some tips on how to save on formula costs, starting from when you leave the hospital.
Baby formula comes at a high cost. Keep more green in your wallet with these smart saving strategies . Before you leave the hospital with your newborn, ask for free formula. Already passed that stage? Check with your pediatrician to see
Baby Food: Spinach and Banana Puree
Give baby a nutritious start on solids with Catherine McCord's Spinach and Banana Puree.
figure-here let me do half and you do half, ready? And the baby boy makes it super easy to puree everything all out. All right? Two ingredients, seriously, what could be easier. All right, and Chloe is gonna do this, we're making this for our friend because what's better for a brand new baby than homemade puree. Okay, ready? Stop, stop, stop. Whoah, going all the lights out. Let's give it one tap tap tap inside
Quick Tip: Baby Food Storage
So you've decided to make homemade baby food. Here's a few quick tips to make storing it a lot easier. After you pureed it up, you can place it into these containers. If you are refrigerating the food for six- to ninth-month-old, this would be about two servings. For a 9 to 12-month old it would be
hours. Try not to microwave the food because you don't wanna get hot spots in the food so when you feed your baby you don't wanna burn your baby's mouth. -That's it. For more fast, fresh
Healthy Snacks: Veggie Pancakes
A friend of mine told me that she couldn't get her kids to eat vegetables no matter what she tried. Sound familiar? When you're trying to inspire your kids to eat vegetables, one of the most important things to remember is keeping it fun. It's all about the presentation when it comes to the
And if you don't have carrot or zucchini, you could also try red bell pepper You can even try small pieces of broccoli or cauliflower 'coz you just wanna make sure that they'll cook in a few
Baby Food: Butternut Apple Sweet Potato Puree
Learn how to make Butternut Apple Sweet Potato Puree, a great first food for babies.
homemade creamy, sweet bright orange baby food. So, to start on this butternut squash , apple, sweet potato -- whew. With three things in there, and you're gonna be a quite a delicious meal . I'm gonna start with the butternut squash . And what I like to do is just peel it. I know that this looks incredibly intimidating. When I first saw a butternut squash years and years and years ago, I'm sure that I would have that same feeling of like, "I don't know what to do with that. I can't cut that." But it's really easy, and it's also totally worth it because butternut squash is packed with vitamin A and C, which is great for your baby, and great for you. So, that's-- all you have to do is peel it like that. And just cut off the top right there. You wanna get your muscles into it. And look at that. It looks like it's a little white on there, but very orange and gorgeous there. And for this recipe, all we're gonna be doing with our-- with our apple and our sweet potato and our butternut squash are cutting them into chunks. So, just see like this, that you wanna get your pieces. It doesn't have to be too
the fall. So, what I'm doing is I'm putting some of the sweet potato , butternut squash and apple in my baby boot, but I like to make a huge tray of this because you can eat this for your dinner, serve these beautiful chunks of apple, sweet potato , and butternut squash . And then, you have a perfect size portion here for your baby. And what I'm gonna add also is some pumpkin pie
just any time you want some food for your baby, this fall delicious flavors , all you have to do is pop out one of these butternut squash , apple, sweet potato cubes, let it defrost, and you have this delicious puree that you know your baby's gonna love. For more [unk] fresh easy
Baby Food: Butternut Squash Puree
Catherine McCord's Butternut Squash is a great introduction to solid foods.
today, I decided to switch it up and it's time for vegetables. Butternut squash is in season, so I decided that would be her first food. I got this at the farmer's market and it is delicious. So, you're gonna take the chef's knife like this and put it down in the middle of the butternut squash like this. Get the muscle into it and let's go down on one side like that and then you just wanna turn
out these seeds and then you're gonna put it on to a cookie sheet like this that's been lined with foil that way they're easy to pull off. And you don't have to use water or anything. I just put them directly on the cookie sheet and that's it. Okay. And then like this. 350 degrees for about 40 to 45 minutes until they're tender like this one. See, you can see. Stick a knife and it's tender and delicious. So then you're just gonna take your spoon and spoon the inside of the butternut squash into a food processor . I might-- My food processor of choice for making baby food are these Mini Prep food processors because they're inexpensive and they really do a seriously good
the other side. I'm gonna use this to make a butternut soup. Butternut squash soup for my husband, and Kenya, and I tonight by just adding little chicken stock . So see, I've got like food for baby, food for us. It's so simple. I like to take out the top and
Hi. I'm Hallie Scheflin from American Baby Magazine. And I'm here to talk about eco-friendly bottles. Plastic bottles are no longer made with a chemical BPA, so they're safe for baby as any other bottle. The plastic bottles can always be recycled which is why some parents prefer greener option.
make the bottle shatter proof and easy to hold. And the new stainless steel bottles can be converted to water bottles later on.
How to Start Solids
-Your baby should be at least 4 months before you introduce her to solids, but it's best to wait until 6 months. At that age he'll have developed good head control and the skills necessary for swallowing food. You'll know she's ready for solids of she seems fascinated watching you eat, eagerly
eat solids, start her off with pureed foods, vegetables or iron-fortified whole grain cereals . Stir full of anything with added sugars. When making cereal, mix it with breast milk or formula until it's slightly thicker than a [unk]. Prepare a very small amount and offer it to her on a small spoon. Some babies may rejects solids at first. That's okay. She's still gonna use this new source of nutrients. If she's 6 months old, continue to offer them slowly and calmly until she gets to hang a bit. If she's younger, you can wait a few days and try again. Even after you've introduced solids you should continue to offer breast milk or formula at meal time for the first couple of months. Start save 2 of her meals with one or two tablespoons of solid food followed by breast milk or formula. As your baby gets older, you can gradually increase the number of times you offer solids as well as the
How to Establish a Routine With Your Baby
Babies thrive on stability, so follow these steps to make both you and your baby a little calmer and happier.
push back bedtime or mealtime due to things like holidays or other special events , try to stay as consistent as possible. Posting a schedule will help anyone that stays with your baby like a babysitter or grandparents stick to the routine when you're not around. Also keep your baby's routine in mind when scheduling doctor's appointment and play dates to minimize disruptions and to help ensure that your baby is well rested, comfortably full and happy when you're