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Pediatric nutritionist and first-time author Piette provides a concise and helpful guide to parents of young children who are picky about what they'll eat. She advocates a whole child approach, arguing that several factors influence children who fuss, including development; biology; personality and life experience; family, friends and peers; and society. A chapter dedicated to helping parents separate what is normal from what should raise alarms is an informative prelude to Piette's strategies for helping children eat, from babies who may need help learning to suck and chew, to willful preschoolers who go through stages of interest and disgust at new foods, to dealing with a child who has learned to vomit at will. Nutritionally balanced recipes designed to appeal to young palates, additional reading suggestions and an eating habits quiz round out the book. Piette's accessible writing makes this an excellent supplement to any program a parent has begun with a pediatric nutritionist.
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“This book should be exceptionally useful to parents.” —Ronald E. Kleinman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and editor of the Pediatric Nutrition Handbook
“Thorough and practical ... what a relief for parents struggling with their child’s eating issues to have such a wonderful resource!” —Maria Bartlett, RD, MPH, Certified Parenting Educator and Nutrition Consultant
My youngest son is a very picky eater. This book confirmed I was doing some things right, as it's hard to know when you have a fussy eater. Read morePublished 20 months ago by S. McDonald
I bought this book because I have 15 month old son, who still likes to eat soft and pureed food, this book helped me to understand how to get him used to lumpy and textured food,... Read morePublished on September 18, 2011 by Amira
This book was recommended by a pediatric dietician. However, I did not find it very helpful, at all.Published on September 27, 2010 by mom of twins