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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Introducing Solid Foods

A Guide for First-Time Parents

If you're a first-time parent, put your fears aside and get the basics in this guide about burping, bathing, bonding, and other baby-care concerns.

Can I Feed My Baby Honey?

Find out what the experts have to say.

Choking

Choking is an emergency - so it's important to recognize the signs of choking and know what to do if happens.

Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate: Feeding Your Child

Babies born with a cleft may need some feeding help from special bottle systems. Find out what's available and how they work.

Feeding Your 4- to 7-Month-Old

Is your baby is ready for solid foods? Learn how and when to get started.

Feeding Your 8- to 12-Month-Old

At this age, babies start to explore table foods.

Finger Foods for Babies

When they're around 9 months old, babies can begin feeding themselves. Find out which foods are safe, healthy options and which should not be served to little ones.

Fluoride

Keeping kids' teeth healthy requires more than just daily brushing. Learn about fluoride, a substance found naturally in water that plays an important role in healthy teeth.

Is Homemade Baby Formula Safe?

Parents might want to make their own infant formula for many reasons. But commercially prepared formula is the best and safest choice. Here's why.

Milk Allergy in Infants

Almost all infants are fussy at times. But some are very fussy because they have an allergy to the protein in cow's milk, which is the basis for most commercial baby formulas.