Widely considered the leading book involving nutrition and
feeding infants and children, this revised edition offers practical
advice that takes into account the most recent research into such
topics as: emotional, cultural, and genetic aspects of eating;
proper diet during pregnancy; breast-feeding versus;
bottle-feeding; introducing solid food to an infant''s diet;
feeding the preschooler; and avoiding mealtime battles. An appendix
looks at a wide range of disorders including allergies, asthma, and
hyperactivity, and how to teach a child who is reluctant to eat.
The author also discusses the benefits and drawbacks of giving
young children vitamins.