What can help prevent allergic reactions to some foods?
It’s possible to have a healthy well-nourished infant or child who eats a vegetarian diet if care is taken.
Questions and answers about healthy eating.
How to get started giving your baby solids.
Vitamin D helps our bodies use calcium to build and maintain strong bones and teeth.
By 6 months, your baby will be starting to run low on the stores of iron they were born with. Iron is especially important to keep blood and brain cells healthy.
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