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Episode 43: Food Before One Is NOT Just For Fun

In this episode Hallie discusses the reasons for introducing solids at 6 months of age and why food before one is necessary for skill development. Topics covered include:

  • Nutritional considerations (e.g., zinc, iron, etc)
  • Allergy considerations; specifically introduction of peanuts at 6 months, after introducing solids, for children who are at risk for developing a peanut allergy. For those not at risk peanuts should be introduced between 6-12 months of age.
  • Oral motor skills needed for feeding
  • and MORE…

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