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Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Karen Gentile and Jean Russo discuss pediatric health conditions and parenting concerns in an evidence-based educational podcast aimed at parents and other pediatric healthcare providers. Powered by Kids First Pediatric Partners, one of the leading pediatric practices in the Northshore and located in Skokie, Illinois. 

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Sep 11, 2018

Experts recommend that infants start eating solid foods between ages 4-6 months of age, but where do we start?  This new journey in an infants life can be confusing for new parents, not to mention it may elicit fears of food based allergic reactions.  Karen and Jean talk about the AAP's current recommendations on how to advance your infant diet's from formula or breast milk to the addition of solid foods.  Join us for an interesting discussion about how to approach this milestone, learn when your baby is ready for solid foods, what food allergies may look like, and what ONE food all babies should avoid (hint: it's honey!).  Check out our resources listed below for text-based information on solid food introduction!