baby food

Are You the Mom Who Eats Your Kids' Table Scraps?

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Embarrassed by all the times you've scraped mac and cheese remnants off your kids' dirty dishes and considered it dinner? Don't be! That's the major takeaway from an interview between Dan Pashman of WNYC's The Sporkful and NPR's Rachel Martin. Why do you do this? When did your standards allow this to happen? Pashman authoritatively explains. "Well, there's... Read more

Recall Alert! Beech-Nut Baby Food

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Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling almost 1,920 pounds of baby food -- somewhere around 7,600 jars -- after glass was discovered in one jar. While the recall, announced on the USDA website, is voluntary, one consumer did report oral injury as a result of glass in the baby food. Only one flavor is affected: Stage... Read more

Yikes! What the Paleo Diet Could Mean for Baby

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Some scary health concerns are putting the publication of a new cookbook for new moms, babies and toddlers on hold. Specifically, health officials are worried paleo recipes might actually kill babies. Bubba Yum Yum: The Paleo Way is the latest cookbook from Australian celebrity chef Pete Evans. It's a collaboration with mom blogger Charlotte Carr and naturopath Helen Padarin. Recipes... Read more

Recall Alert! Hamilton Beach Baby Food Maker

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Hamilton Beach has recalled about 3,900 of their bébé brand baby food makers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall comes after four reports of the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid becoming loose, three in which the pin fell into the food. While this certainly presents a choking hazard, no... Read more

A New Way to Start Baby on Solids (No Baby Food Required!)

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Watching a six-month-old cram bits of chicken into his mouth or an eight-month old gnaw on some broccoli can be kind of, well, alarming. It's all part of a feeding technique called Baby Led Weaning -- a phenomenon cool enough to have it's own abbreviation (BLW) -- and we're hearing about parents doing this more... Read more

Inspiring Dadpreneur: Neil Grimmer, CEO and Co-Founder of Plum Organics

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We've been hitting up moms who are entrepreneurs and businesswomen and finding out what it's like for them to start and run a company. Now that we're gearing up for Father's Day, we thought why not get the behind-the-scenes scoop from a dad who's similarly juggling career and family? And what better person to... Read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Shazi Visram, Founder and CEO of Happy Family

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We’re getting up close and personal with mothers who are savvy innovators and businesswomen and finding out their secrets to success. This time, we got the scoop from Shazi Visram, Founder and CEO of Happy Family. The Bump: Shazi, why did you start Happy Family? Shazi Visram: I saw an opportunity to change what children are eating.... Read more

New Recommendations Say Babies Should Start on Highly Allergenic Foods Sooner — Moms, Will You?

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In the crazy, confusing and exhausting world of food allergies, new recommendations have been made. Now, parents of babies between 4 and 6 months are advised to introduce highly allergenic foods such as peanut butter, eggs and fish to their developing children. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) released an article in... Read more

Cute Baby of the Day: Caught Red-Handed

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This is for all the moms and dads who've caught baby in the middle of an act! This mama caught her adorable little girl munching on something! And while there's a million guesses we could make, whatever baby girl was snacking on, we hope it was delicious! We want to hear from you! Tweet us... Read more

Baby Food Recipe: Sweet Spinach

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Yep, you read that right. This spinach recipe has a touch of sweetness, so it's a good choice if you're having a tough time getting baby to eat her veggies. Here's the scoop on how to make it. Plus, more from The Bump: The Dos and Don'ts of Homemade Baby Food Baby Food... Read more