From the Back Cover
- getting your child off to a healthy start nutrition-wise
- introducing first foods the step-by-step, no-worry way
- making nutritious, great tasting baby food
- serving up toddler- and preschooler-friendly meals and snacks
- feeding vegetarian kids
- dining in and dining out: mom-proven mealtime strategies geared to each age and stage
- coping with picky eaters and nourishing sick kids
- nutrition tips, allergy alerts and other essential health and safety information
- setting the stage for happy mealtimes and how you can help your child to develop a healthy relationship with food
- timesaving cooking tips and recipes from kitchen-savvy moms
- nutrition charts to ensure you've got your baby's nutritional bases covered
- meal planners and shopping lists—even a convenient food label decoder
- organizations, websites and books every parent should know about
Ann Douglas is the author of numerous best-selling pregnancy and parenting books, including The Mother of All Pregnancy Books, and is a mother of four.
About the Author
Ann delivers keynote addresses at parenting and health conferences across North America; teaches online pregnancy courses through WebMD.com, is an Expert Mom with ClubMom.com, delivers parenting workshops through the Ella Centre for Pregnancy and Parenting and workplace-based parenting training through Lifespeak Inc; serves as a member of the National Advisory Board for invest in Kids; and is the president of Page One Productions Inc., an award-winning marketing and communications firm that specializes in mom-to-mom communications.
Ann writes columns for Conceive Magazine, Glow, and CanadianLiving.com and is a regular contributor to numerous other pregnancy and parenting publications. She is frequently quoted in such publications as Parenting, Parents, Fit Pregnancy, American Baby, Working Mother, and Canadian Living and is a popular radio, TV, and online chat guest.
Ann and her husband Neil have four children, ages 8 through 18. All four of her children were breastfed, but that's about the only thing they've ever had in common on the food front—something that's given Ann plenty of opportunity (and incentive) to study eating habits and mealtime behavior in her own family food "laboratory."