Baby Nutrition

Whether you're breastfeeding, using formula, or doing both, you want to make sure your baby is getting all of the vitamins and nutrients he needs to grow big and strong. Here you'll learn about baby superfoods, additional supplements you should give your baby, and more.

Best Super Foods for Baby

Because of their tiny tummies, babies don't eat much. That's why it's important to make sure the foods they do eat contain lots of nutrients. Learn how you can make the most of mealtime with your little one with this quick guide to age-appropriate power foods that pack a big nutritional punch.

Superfoods for Babies: 1-2 Years

From the age of 1, solid food will replace much of the milk in your baby's diet. Try introducing a wider variety of foods, presented in an appealing way, and encourage your baby to feed himself.

How to Help Baby Love Vegetables

Try these simple practices to instill a love of veggies in your baby and make the transition to solid foods smoother.

7 Foods to Feed Baby Before Age 1

Research shows that the more fruits and veggies babies eat before age 1, the more likely they are to eat a variety of produce by age 6. Here are seven foods to feed your baby before age 1 (and how to prepare them!).

Superfoods for Babies: 7-9 Months

Babies develop rapidly between 7 and 9 months, and your baby will soon be sitting in a high chair. She will be ready for stronger tastes and more challenging textures.

Superfoods for Babies: 9-12 Months

Your baby will probably be much more proficient at chewing, and chopped or mashed food can replace purees. Many babies refuse to be spoon-fed, so finger foods become an important part of the diet.

How to Roast Veggies for Babies and Toddlers

Roasted veggies are naturally sweet, so babies and toddlers tend to love their flavor. Here's a step-by-step guide to simple roasting, plus tips for making sure that the final texture is easy for your little one to manage.

Drinking Water

Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, Is it okay for infants to drink water?

Introducing Yogurt into Your Baby's Diet

Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, My baby has eczema. Can I give her yogurt?

6 Myths About Baby's First Foods

From a "best" order for starting solids to avoiding all cow's milk before age 1, here are 6 common myths about baby's first foods (and the facts you should know!).

Portion Guide for Babies: 8 Months to 12 Months

At this age, it might be time to start feeding your baby finger foods. We tell you how to plan a full day's menu for your bundle of joy.

"Needle-Like" Particles Found in Popular Baby Formula: Should Parents Be Worried?

We talked to a pediatrician to find out if a report that found potentially-harmful nanoparticles in baby formula should concern parents.

Portion Guide for Babies: 4 Months to 8 Months

Once your baby hits the four-month mark, she may be ready to start solids. Learn what kinds of food to try and how much she should be eating.

Why Is Iron Important for Your Baby?

You may have learned about the importance of iron for women, especially those who are pregnant and breastfeeding, but this key nutrient is just as important for babies as they grow and develop throughout their first year -- and beyond!

Superfoods for Baby: Eating by Color

Antioxidants, phytonutrients -- the time to start stocking up your baby with protective nutrients is now!

Feed Your Baby Right

Your child's nutritional needs and eating habits will change drastically as she grows. Use these healthy recipes that grow with your child fom 6 to 18 months.

Introducing Your Baby to Cow's Milk

Your baby can start having cow's milk after his first birthday. Learn the right way to serve it to your tot.

7 Things NOT to Say to a Formula-Feeding Mom

Thinking of saying any of these things to a formula-feeding mom? Justajust donat. From judgy comments like "breast is best" to implying it's the easy way out, here are 7 things you should NEVER say to a woman who's not breastfeeding.

Superfoods for Babies: 6 Months and Older

Weaning your baby is an exciting time for both of you. It's a huge step forward for your baby into whole new world of tastes and textures.

You Won't Believe How Early Kids' Bad Eating Habits Start

New research suggests people's unbalanced eating habits begin before their first birthdays!

5 Facts About Breastfeeding Multiples

Find out if breastfeeding two (or more) is different from one.

Portion Guide for Babies: Birth to 4 Months

You know your little one needs to eat regularly, but what is considered a normal feeding schedule? Learn how often your newborn should be eating and how much, whether he is breastfed or bottlefed.

Health Update: Babies and Kids Need More Vitamin D

The American Academy of Pediatrics says children need twice as much vitamin D as previously recommended. Is your child getting enough?

5 Tips for Introducing Protein to Your Baby

Your baby read for some protein in their diet? Try these ways to introduce it!

Target Introduces a New Celeb-Created Baby Food Brand

Target has announced the launch of Yummy Spoonfuls, a new baby food line co-created by celebrity mom Camila Alves.