Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ Nutrition System
Nutrition science made simple Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ is a stage-based nutrition system of products, educational materials, and easy-to-use tools and resources.
- Designed to help guide healthy growth and development from birth to 48 months
- Helps promote the early establishment of healthy eating habits in the critical early years
- Based on up-to-date, peer-reviewed nutrition science
Breastfeeding is at the heart of the Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ Nutrition System. Gerber recommends breastfeeding as the ideal nutrition for babies.
Stage-based Milestone Symbols™ help guide nutrition decisions from pregnancy to toddlers 2 years of age and older (toddlers 2+)
- Featured on each Gerber product to provide a simple way for parents to find the right products, tools, and educational materials
- The developmental stages and readiness cues, which serve as the guidelines for the Milestone Symbols™, have been validated by an independent panel of feeding and safety experts
- Nutritional needs and oral-motor development at each milestone stage are considered in the development of every Gerber product
- Articles and tools and resources to help guide and simplify parents’ nutrition and feeding choices, including the Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ Menu Planner
Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ is designed to address needs at every stage
Immune system support & development
- Breastmilk contains beneficial bacteria that help to balance immature gut flora
- Certain probiotics stimulate immune cells throughout the GI tract
- Adequate nutrient intake and a balanced diet help support the development and maintenance of a healthy immune system
- Dietary fiber and prebiotics (nondigestible carbohydrates that promote the growth of beneficial bacteria) may help support digestive health
Brain & eye health
- DHA and ARA support visual and cognitive development and function
- Iron for healthy growth and brain development
To speak to a nutrition expert about the Gerber® Start Healthy, Stay Healthy™ Nutrition System, pediatric feeding issues, or any Gerber product, call 1-800-628-BABY (2229) Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM EST.