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Parents frequently ask me how important baby teeth are. After all, they just fall out and are replaced with another set. I often respond with a one-word answer: vital. Baby teeth are essential to not just dental health, but a › Continue Reading

Starting your baby on solid foods can be both exciting and trying. It’s fun to experience new tastes and textures with your baby. But it can also be a little stressful, especially if it isn’t going well. Eating solid foods › Continue Reading

The first year of a baby’s life is full of exciting milestones and parenting challenges. A baby’s first solid food experience is often a little of both! When I’m talking to new parents about their baby’s nutrition and particularly the › Continue Reading

Starting infants on solid foods not only provides nutrition, but also gives them a valuable opportunity to learn about different tastes, odors, and textures -- which is an important milestone for all babies, regardless of whether or not there is a › Continue Reading