Preventing Food Allergies: Recommendations for Pregnancy and Infancy
  Which infants are at-risk for developing food allergies? Should pregnant women avoid certain foods? Should solid food for infants be introduced early or delayed? Which formulas are Read more
Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom & Baby
During pregnancy, even harmless-sounding “natural” supplements should be avoided, a new research review suggests. Source: Herbals in Pregnancy May Endanger Mom, Read more
Newborn’s ‘Microbiome’ Could Give Clues to Weight Later
A newborn’s first stool holds telltale clues about his risk for becoming an overweight 3-year-old, according to a European study. Source: Newborn’s ‘Microbiome’ Read more
A Genetic Risk Score Tries to Predict Whether a Child Will Become Highly Over Weight
A still-controversial test could be administered to toddlers to gauge their likelihood of becoming overweight. Source: A Genetic Risk Score Tries to Predict Whether a Child Will Become Read more
When Should I Introduce Peanuts to My Baby?
So, with all that concern, is it safe to give peanut foods to babies? When is the best time to introduce peanuts to babies? Source: When Should I Introduce Peanuts to My Baby? | Food & Read more
The Best (and Worst) Foods to Eat While Breastfeeding
As a new parent, your focus will of course fall singularly on your baby. That doesn’t mean you should forget the big lesson from every pre-flight safety demo, though: You have to Read more
6 Tips for Starting Your Baby on Solid Foods 
Your baby can eat most of what the rest of the family eats, provided it’s a safe size and texture. You can make your own baby food easily! Source: 6 Tips for Starting Your Baby on Solid Read more
Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Smoking in Pregnancy?
Daily supplements of vitamin C might mitigate some of the harm to fetal lung development from smoking during pregnancy, according to a study. Source: Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Read more
Want to increase fertility? Try dropping fast food
A healthy diet is just as important before pregnancy as during it. Women who eat more fast food and those who eat very little fruit take longer to get pregnant than women who include Read more
Obesity Risk in Infants Born to Women With Diabetes – Endocrinology Advisor
Parents and healthcare workers should carefully consider the risk for obesity in infants born to women with diabetes, especially infants born large for gestational age, and should initiate Read more
Toddlers’ Girth Points to Later Risk of Fatty Liver Disease
Higher waist circumference of toddlers predicts development of pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by age 8, according to a prospective study. Source: Toddlers’ Girth Read more
Breastfeeding Vital for Brain Development for Premature Infants
Feeding premature babies mostly breast milk during the first month of life appears to stimulate more robust brain growth, suggests a recent Read more at Deccan Chronicle
Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says
  Food and food packaging manufacturers have always argued the point that there isn’t any proof that substances in their products are harmful.  Pediatricians don’t Read more