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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.

Healthy Eating & Your Family

Cooking With Kids

Inviting kids into the kitchen to help you cook can be a great way to create quality together time and help your child learn and refine some basic skills.

Cooking With Preschoolers

It may take a little flexibility and prep work, but time in the kitchen with your preschooler can be a culinary adventure you'll both enjoy.

Eating During Pregnancy

To eat well during pregnancy, your extra calories should come from nutritious foods that contribute to your baby's growth and development.

Fats

Some fats are good for kids and an important part of a healthy diet. Here's what parents should know.

Feeding Your 1- to 2-Year-Old

Toddlers have little tummies, so serve foods that are packed with the nutrients they need to grow healthy and strong, and limit the sweets and empty calories.

Feeding Your 1- to 3-Month-Old

Whether you've chosen to breastfeed or bottle-feed your baby, your infant will let you know when it's time to eat.

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.

Feeding Your Newborn

These guidelines on breastfeeding and bottle feeding can help you know what's right for you and your baby.

Fiber

Many appetizing foods are also good sources of fiber - from fruits to whole-grain cereals. Here are ways to help kids get more fiber in their everyday diets.