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Child of Mine provides information on all aspects of feeding, from pregnancy through the toddler years. Satter begins with historical and social perspectives on infant feeding, describing how formula was developed and discussing the social movement that lead to accepting a child's input into his or her own development. Nutrition during pregnancy, infant feeding, introducing solid foods, building positive eating relationships, and avoiding eating disorders are all discussed. The sections on breastfeeding vs. bottle feeding, and on the regulation of food intake (particularly the relationship between parental attitudes and children's eating habits) are especially recommended.
Satter provides specific nutritional information (including charts, diagrams, and nutritional breakdowns) interspersed with a no-nonsense, experienced perspective that will help you establish good eating habits that your children will benefit from long after they're out of diapers. --Ericka Lutz --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This is a must read for all parents though I agree with other reviewers that it is very repetitive. Also, a lactation consultant suggested that the breastfeeding portion was not... Read morePublished 2 months ago by nancydrew77
Outdated nutrition advice by someone who thinks that being fat is healthy.Published 3 months ago by Olga Surovtsev
Should be the Go-To for every mom when learning about children, nutrition, and healthy eating.Published 3 months ago by Kaleigh Kirkpatrick
This is a straightforward book with solutions for feeding. It's great as a reference and I find myself going to it again & again. Totally worth the read!Published 4 months ago by CarrieLiz8
Ellyn Satter is a recognized expert in infant/child feeding, and her writing is approachable and applicable. Great book!Published 6 months ago by Lisa Ritchie
This book is great. What a relief to have a stable plan to help my boy start eating healthily. Well worth your timePublished 6 months ago by L. Pugh