All the latest research on how to feed your child well—especially in their crucial first two years
One of the greatest challenges a parent faces is navigating their child’s appetite. From picky eaters to overeaters, babies and toddlers can be difficult to feed. Yet a parent’s job is to ensure that their child is receiving the nutrition they need. New research suggests that a child’s eating habits are shaped as early as pregnancy.
In An Appetite for Life
, researchers Clare Llewellyn, PhD, and Hayley Syrad, PhD, separate fact from fad and share the latest reliable science to help you decide what’s best for you and your child.
- What to eat during pregnancy to ensure good maternal and infant health.
- Milk-feeding how-tos, with advice on both breastfeeding and formula.
- Baby’s essential first foods, including easy-to-follow guidance on weaning, introducing solid foods, and important nutrients.
- Balanced diets for toddlers, with feeding strategies for different eating styles.
This is an invaluable, evidence-based guide to your child’s unique appetite and what they need in order to eat well—for life.