Baby Nutrition Directory
What to feed your baby is one of the first decisions you will make as a new parent. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about baby nutrition, including food choices, vitamin supplements, and much more.
Feeding Baby: How to Avoid Food Allergies
Learn more from WebMD about avoiding food allergies when starting your infant on solids, plus the top 8 allergenic foods.
How to Start Your Baby on Solid Foods
WebMD tells you which signs to look for when it's time to introduce your baby to solid food.
Feeding Baby the First Year: The Right Foods for Each Stage
This nutrition chart from WebMD shows what solid foods your baby should be eating at each stage of the first year and how to prepare them.
Baby Milestones: Eating and Development
WebMD offers a guide to your baby's 8 feeding milestones -- from starting solid foods to sitting in a high chair, to wielding a spoon.
Homemade Baby Food: A Guide to Making and Storing It
Considering making baby food at home? This guide offers the pros and cons of homemade baby food, plus a step-by-step guide to how to make it.
Tips for Nursing Mothers: Nutrition
It's the type of food you eat, not the amount, that counts.
Baby Nutrition: Q&A with Pediatrician Stephen Parker, MD
WebMD talks with our pediatric consultant, Stephen Parker, MD, about baby nutrition needs and getting babies off to a good start with solid foods.
Fat in Formula for Brainier Babies?
Breastfeeding may be best, but for some women, nursing simply isn't an option. Now, studies show there's a way to make commercially prepared infant formulas better, and the important findings could lead to manufacturing changes...and smarter kids.
Baby Food Options
New information changes some old rules about first feedings. More options and healthier choices help babies switch to solids.
When Is Baby Ready for Solid Food?
Simple solutions help parents learn what to do when it’s time for babies to take those first, small spoonfuls of solid food.
Choosing an Infant Formula
Finding the right formula for your baby doesn’t have to be complicated. We help sift through the selections step by step.
Getting Started With Breastfeeding: How-To Video
There are many ways to help new mothers and babies become acclimated to breastfeeding. We look at how to begin the process.
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What to Feed Your Baby in Year 1
Here's your guide to foods for the first year, including cereal and baby food. Plus tips on getting baby started on solid foods.
Baby Feeding Problems
Baby won't eat? From teething to pickiness, see what could be causing your baby's feeding problems. Learn what's normal, how to cope, and when to seek help.