Safe and Simple Food Allergy Prevention: A Baby-Led Feeding Guide to Starting Solids and Introducing Top Allergens (Paperback)

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Safe and Simple Food Allergy Prevention: A Baby-Led Feeding Guide to Starting Solids and Introducing Top Allergens (Paperback)

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Starting with your baby’s first bite, reduce the risk of food allergies and make mealtimes easy and fun with dietitian-approved tips and 80+ family-friendly recipes.

How you feed your baby during infancy can lower the risk that they will develop food allergies as they grow. Starting solids with simple, wholesome finger foods and offering baby-friendly versions of common allergens like peanuts and eggs early and often helps encourage self-feeding, early motor skills, and lifelong adventurous eating.

From the author of Simple & Safe Baby-Led Weaning, this accessible, practical guide to starting solids will empower you to safely introduce top allergens, navigate existing food allergies and intolerances, engage your baby in family meals, and build a balanced baby meal from recipes the whole family will enjoy. 

With easy-to-follow tips from pediatric dietitian and infant feeding expert Malina Linkas Malkani, this comprehensive handbook includes:
  • A flexible 9-day road map for safely introducing top allergens
  • Practical advice for navigating food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities
  • 4 weeks of meal plans to ensure your baby is exposed to top allergens frequently
  • 80+ nutritious cornerstone recipes that will make meal prep simple and satisfy the whole family
  • Guidance on balancing finger foods, purees, and breast milk or formula 
  • Tips to encourage your baby’s oral motor development, palate expansion, caregiver bonding, fine motor skill advancement, and more

Safe and Simple Food Allergy Prevention will help you sail through the process of starting solids and introducing allergens, streamline your approach to mealtimes, and feed your family with confidence and ease.
Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, is the pediatric registered dietitian, bestselling author, sought-after speaker, and single mom of three behind the Instagram and TikTok handle @healthy.mom.healthy.kids. A top nutrition influencer dedicated to educating her audience of over 140,000 followers about infant and childhood nutrition, Malina is a trusted expert in local and national media outlets and owns a nutrition consulting company, blog, and private practice at MalinaMalkani.com that helps caregivers feed their babies, families, and selves with confidence. Her overarching mission is to reshape the nutritional habits and behaviors of our next generation, optimize their long-term health, and reduce the likelihood of the development of food allergies, obesity, cancer, and chronic disease. Malina is the author of Simple and Safe Baby-Led Weaning and the creator of two online courses for parents: Safe & Simple Baby-Led Feeding and Solve Picky Eating. When she’s not working, Malina can usually be found running around with her kids, cooking, hanging out on Instagram, or making music.
Product Details ISBN: 9781637745359
ISBN-10: 1637745354
Publisher: BenBella Books
Publication Date: November 12th, 2024
Pages: 344
Language: English