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Ask Amanda is a blog written by infant nutrition and lactation expert, Amanda Gordon, addressing all of your questions about feeding your baby.

Ask Amanda: Switching breastfed babies to a cup

toddler cup

Switching breastfed babies to a bottle or a sippy cup can be a challenge in the beginning. In this week’s kids’ nutrition Ask Amanda column, pediatric dietitian Amanda Gordon offers some ideas to make the transition easier Dear Amanda, I have an 11-month-old infant who has nursed

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Ask Amanda: How to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

In this week’s kids’ nutrition Ask Amanda column, pediatric dietitian Amanda Gordon answers the question: What are good recipes to get vegetables into picky eaters? Following are 6 suggestions, the first being the most important: Suggestion 1: Don’t Trick Them.  Try not to hide vegetables in your child’s meals and

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Ask Amanda: Is artificial sweetener okay for breastfeeding

artificial sweeteners safe for breastfeeding

Ask Amanda is a weekly column from Feed to Succeed dietitian Amanda Gordon. Have a question? Email Amanda and let her know or submit an “Ask Amanda” question for a future column. Hi Amanda, I am wondering what is the research on artificial sweeteners and breastfeeding? This is an

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