- Plan ahead before you shop.
- Plan meals and snacks for the week according to a budget
During emergencies infants and young children are more likely to become ill and die from malnutrition and disease than older children or adults. Optimal feeding is often disrupted because of lack of basic resources such as shelter and water, and physical and mental stress on families. Breastfeeding may stop because mothers are traumatized, ill, or separated from their babies, and yet it is particularly valuable in emergency situations. Artificial feeding is more dangerous because of poor hygiene, lack of clean water, and unreliability of supplies. Continue reading “Why infant and young child feeding is exceptionally vulnerable in emergencies”
A varied and nutritious diet and good eating habits are essential for toddlers’ health, growth and development. Toddlers’ nutritional requirements differ quite markedly from those of older children and adults. Continue reading “Healthy Eating for Toddlers”
If you have been told that your breastfed infant has food allergies, you may be wondering what to do next. Will you be able to continue to breastfeed? You may be surprised to learn that in most cases, the answer is yes. Continue reading “Food Allergy In Babies”