While it may seem like babies have been eating purees for centuries, jarred food wasn’t even an option until the 1940s. In fact, the way people feed their babies tends to change every decade or two based on new research and social norms.
Baby self-feeding is a research-based approach to first feedings, and delivers a simple way for parents to help their children develop a healthy relationship with food from day one.
Nancy Ripton, journalist and co-author of Baby Self-Feeding: Solid Food Solutions to Create Lifelong, Healthy Eating Habits, is sharing her top five tips for getting started with baby self-feeding.
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