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Ask the Dietitian - How Do I Transition to a New Brand or Type of Formula?

Jun 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Switching from one dairy-based formula to another

Are you looking to switch to a different brand of formula? Maybe you're considering changing the type of formula you feel your child? There are many different reasons you may want to change your child's formula and we're here to tell you how!

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Ask the Dietitian - How Do I Supplement or Transition from Breast Milk to Formula?

May 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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I want to start using formula...help!

Many moms may need to make the difficult decision to supplement their breastfed baby or transition their baby from breast milk to formula. The reason for these decisions are often personal and sometimes medically needed for either the baby's or mother's health situation.

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Is Homemade Baby Formula Safe?

Apr 8, 2020 9:48:00 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Is homemade baby formula safe?

The current worldwide corona virus crisis has unfortunately resulted in a great deal of anxiety for parents of infants and young children, especially regarding the availability of infant and toddler formulas...

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Should Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Be Used in Products for Toddlers and Young Children?

Mar 31, 2020 9:34:00 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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Are non-nutritive sweeteners safe for my child to consume?

A recent article about non-nutritive sweeteners in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Acadamy of Pediatrics, peaked my interest because use of these ingredients in products is often related to reduction in the amount of sugar in a child's daily diet. I thought parents and caretakers would be interested in what we know and don't know about non-nutritive sweeteners in products made for toddlers and young children. 

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How Do I Start My Baby On Solid Foods?

Feb 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Diane, MPH, RD, LD - Director of Nutrition Services posted in Health, Advice, Dietitian Series, Dietitian

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The When, Why, What, and How of Starting Solid Foods

The first question to think about before starting solid foods is: When is my baby ready? 

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