Expert Blog Posts

  1. September 10, 2013

    Homemade baby food

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Making homemade baby food is a hot trend and one that may improve your baby's health. 6 comments
  2. July 16, 2013

    After delivery: When can I have the baby to myself?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. After delivery, all thoughts turn to your baby — but there's work to be done before you can truly settle in. 1 comment
  3. June 4, 2013

    New sibling: Who is this and why is she in my house?

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Preparing a child for a new sibling takes thought. Here's help getting started. 0 comments
  4. January 30, 2013

    Restless legs and iron deficiency in children

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Restless leg syndrome in children is often underdiagnosed, written off as growing pains. Iron deficiency appears to play a role. 7 comments
  5. January 4, 2013

    Breast pumps: Choices abound

    By Mary M. Murry, R.N., C.N.M. Planning to breast-feed? Consider how far breast pumps have come since the earliest models. 2 comments
  6. October 10, 2012

    A healthy diet is a smart investment

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Isn't being healthy worth a little of your time and money? 4 comments
  7. August 8, 2012

    Advice about feeding grandchildren — OK to speak up?

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Should grandparents speak up or keep quiet when it comes to advice about feeding the grandkids? 13 comments
  8. June 20, 2012

    Marketing and Mickey — A change in food marketing to children

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Is Mickey promoting health? And are you buying? 12 comments
  9. March 21, 2012

    Kids and sugar — The good, the bad and the ugly

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Kids eat too much sugar. That's no surprise, but it turns out that sugary drinks aren't the main cause. 12 comments
  10. February 22, 2012

    Why a picture of broccoli is worth a thousand words

    By Jennifer K. Nelson, R.D., L.D. and Katherine Zeratsky, R.D., L.D. Kids need to be exposed to a food 10 or more times before they'll try it. Do pictures of food count? 8 comments
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