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Oh baby! When is it ok to start feeding your infant solid foods?

Baby being spoon fed

Guest post by Amy Baker Joyce, MS, RD, LD, CNSC. Courtesy of the Maine Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Times change (and so do health recommendations), but questions from new parents about what and when and how to feed their infants are timeless. Although new science has resulted in several recent updates on infant feeding guidelines, there’s […]

Thinking about having a baby? Here’s the latest on fertility, pregnancy and prenatal testing

Pregnancy testing

Pregnancy testing Thanks to over-the-counter home testing, a woman can find out if she’s pregnant even before she’s missed her first period. Whether you pee on a stick, a strip or into a container, home pregnancy tests all work about the same way. They check the urine for HCG, a hormone that is released during […]